ANGELO MARIA FIORÈ (1660-1723): Complete Cello Sonatas (9) with arias by Marc’Antonio Ziani (c.1653-1715) from Il gran Tamerlano, Paolo Magni (c.1650-1737) from Il Radamisto, Francesco Ballarotti (1660-1712) from Ottaviano in Sicilia, Carlo Francesco Pollarolo (1653-1723), from La forza della virtù and Bernardo Sabadini (16??-1718) from Hierone tiranno di Siracusa.
Catalogue Number: 09T014
Description: Fiorè worked in Parma and Turin, where he was one of the first to compose works for the cello. This recording presents not only his brilliant and lyrical sonatas, but also arias for soprano and cello from operas by contemporaries who were attracted by the expressive possibilities of the instrument. Italian-English texts. Elinor Frey (cello), Suzie Leblanc (soprano), Lorenzo Ghielmi (harpsichord), Esteban La Rotta (theorbo).