Recording Reviews

Recording Reviews

EMWOur Anna Bon CD is winner of the Arts and Media category by The Society for the Study of Early Modern Women.

“(it) reflects the ensemble’s firm grounding in the archival and scholarly world…the album is notable for its nuanced interpretations…a pleasure to hear…”

– December 2010

Journal of the Music Library Association

058Anna Bon: La virtuosa di Venezia

“[a] very fine disc… a gem”

– December 2010

Note: Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association is regarded as the foremost scholarly journal for music libraries and librarianship.

American Record Guide

060
“… trail-blazing sampler of the music Bon has left us . . . a musical personality of interest, even beyond her gender… ”

–Sept/Oct 2010

American Record Guide

061
“…Collectors of French Baroque music are in for a revelation with these two discs…”

– Nov/Dec 2009

063“(the) ensemble plays with all the elegance and panache one has come to expect of them?”

– Winter 2007

International Record Review

066
The Seven Psalms of David, Vol.I and Vol. II review in International Record Review

– April 2007

Early Music America

068
The Seven Psalms of David, Vol.II review in Early Music America magazine

– Summer 2006

Goldberg

070
The Seven Psalms of David, Vol.II four-star review in Goldberg magazine

– Spring 2006

International Record Review

057

“The music is ravishing… The voices of La Donna Musicale are all perfect exponents of French Baroque style and the instrumentalists make equally lovely contributions… very highly recommended.

– September, 2011

Early Music America

059
“… excellent performance of delightful music of an enigmatic composer.”

– Winter 2010

American Record Guide

061
“Their work is of top quality, with particularly fine attention to French diction and stylistic feeling. The sound is strong and vivid. The booklet includes full texts with translations, plus excellent notes… an altogether outstanding release”

– Nov/Dec 2009

Early Music America

062
“Kudos to La Donna Musicale as they champion the unheard music of women composers”

– Winter 2007

Goldberg

064
“Everything about this American ensemble is First rate”

– Fall, 2007

Early Music America

067
The Seven Psalms of David, Vol.I review in Early Music magazine,

– May 2006, Vol. 34, No. 2

Journal of the Music Library Association

069“La Donna Musicale performs these works with warmth and impeccable accuracy… Highly recommended…”

Goldberg

071The Seven Psalms of David, Vol.I five-star review in Goldberg Magazine, Spring 2005

Early Music America

072The Seven Psalms of David, Vol.I review in Early Music America magazine, Spring 2005