Arias for Faustina Bordoni

DOMENICO SARRO (1679-1744): Overtures to Didone Abbandonata and Astianatte, 2 aris from Partenope, PIETRO TORRI (1650-1737): Aria from Griselda, ANTONIO CALDARA (1670-1736): Aria from Venceslao, GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL (1685-1759): Aria from Alessandro, JOHANN ADOLF HASSE (1699-1783): Arias from Viriate and Ciro riconosciuto, GIOVANNI BONONCINI(1670-1747): Overture to Griselda.

Catalogue Number: 06P017

Label: Tactus

Reference: TC 7600003

Format: CD

Price: $18.98

Description: Aria recitals of works for famous historical singers are popular these days and Tactus' first gives us some of the repertoire sung in the period 1722-26 with a couple of slightly later pieces by the wife of composer Hasse. If you know baroque opera, you'll have heard the name. The notes are good, dealing with each work and aria in turn, making up somewhat for the lack of texts. No texts. Agata Bienkowska (mezzo), barockwerk Hamburg; Ira Hochman (harpsichord).


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