MADDALENA LOMBARDINI SIRMEN (1745-1818): String Quartets No. 1 in E Flat andNo. 5 in F Minor, ALESSANDRO SCARLATTI (1660-1725): 4 Sonatas for 2 Violins, Viola and Bass, GIOVANNI MARIA BONONCINI (1642-1678): Sonata da camera a 3 in F, Sonata da camera 4 in E Flat.
Catalogue Number: 10W030
Label: Pan Classics
Reference: PC 10415
Description: The title of this release is “The Evolution of the String Quartet”. Beginning with two works by Giovanni Maria Bononcini (the father of the famous Giovanni Battista), the development from a continuo-accompanied to a continuo-free quartet is shown. Musica Fiorita; Daniela Dolci (harpsichord).