String quartet - intermediate
Composed by Maddalena Laura Lombardini Sirmen (1745-1818). Strings - Quartet. Sound Research of Women Composers: Music of the renaissance and Baroque Period (B1). Chamber Music, Baroque. Score and parts. Duration 12'17. Published by Furore Verlag (FV.FUE-4580).
Item Number: FV.FUE-4580
Italian composer, violinist and singer. She attended the music school of the ospedale and later studied with Tartini in Padua. After marrying the violinist Lodovico Maria Gaspar Sirmen Lombardini Sirmen, she toured with her husband and arrived in London in 1770, where she performed her own concertos and participated in series produced by J. C. Bach. She later sang at the Opera in Paris and the Imperial Theatre in St Petersburg. Lombardini Sirmen was highly regarded as a composer and her works were widely published and often retained in the repertory.