ANTONIO BONONCINI (1677-1726): La decollazione di San Giovanni Battista.
Catalogue Number: 07V017
Label: CD Accord
Reference: ACD 256-2
Description: First performed in Vienna at Lent 1709, this is a very unusual and vivid depiction of Salome’s erotic power and Herod’s weakness with skillful counterpoint allied to significant vocal and instrumental demands on singers and musicians presenting a vividly dramatic atmosphere. 2 CDs. Italian-English texts. Bożena Bujnicka, Aldona Bartnik (sopranos), Ewa Marciniec (alto), Joanna Dobrakowska (mezzo), Jaromír Nosek (bass), Wroclaw Baroque Orchestra; Andrzej Kosendiak.