La Virtuosa Di Venezia

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La Virtuosa Di Venezia


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Anna Bon. La Virtuosa di Venezia. La Donna Musicale. La Donna Musicale LA 2010, 2010.

Anna Bon was born into a musical family, the daughter of Italian opera stars (one a singer, the other an in-demand set designer), though it is unclear both whether she was born in 1738 or 1740 and whether the birth took place in Venice, Bologna, or St. Petersburg. However, her musical pedigree is well established: she was educated at Venice's Ospedale della Pièta, which offered some of the finest musical training available in Italy in the eighteenth century. She played, sang, and composed at court in Bayreuth and then at Esterházy, and was influenced strongly by Franz Joseph Haydn and also, arguably, by the emotional and expressive style of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach. The ensemble La Donna Musicale, which is dedicated to the discovery and exposure of previously unknown or ignored works by women composers of the Renais - sance, baroque, and classical periods, has performed another in its ongoing series of public services with this very fine disc, which includes world premiere recordings of several vocal pieces ascribed to Bon (featuring the excellent soprano Julianne Baird) in addition to three sonatas for a va- riety of solo instruments with continuo, a sonata for fortepiano, and a lovely threemovement divertimento for two flutes with continuo, rendered here by two violins with fortepiano and viola da gamba. …

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