ANNA BON: LA VIRTUOSA DI VENEZIA
La Donna Musicale’s latest recording, Anna Bon: La virtuosa di Venezia, full of musical pleasure, presents a variety of instrumental combinations that bring out the many vivid qualities of Anna Bon’s expressive, humorous, and virtuosic music. It features the never-before-recorded blending of solo pardessus de viole, violin, and flute, joined by the rich sounds of viola da gamba and fortepiano. The disc also includes the world-premiere recording of three fascinating vocal pieces attributed to Anna Bon, featuring one to four voices with a chamber orchestra of eleven. Internationally acclaimed soprano Julianne Baird displays her extraordinary period ornamentation and improvisation in these pieces. In addition, the liner notes include new biographical information about Anna Bon!