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 Maria Giovanna Fiorentino (1961-)

rpfiorentino.jpgAccording to information provided by the artist herself, Maria Giovanna Fiorentino is an Italian performer, born in Padova. She studied recorder with Sergio Balestracci (1976-1982) and Pedro Memelsdorff (1983-1987) and also attended international courses held by players and scholars such as Frans Brüggen, Marijke Miessen, Walter van Hauwe, Kees Boeke, Jeannette van Wingerden and Matthias Weilenmann.
She graduated with full marks in Letters and Fine Arts, with a thesis on Music History, under professor Giulio Cattin's guidance at Padua University in 1990, with several concerts, articles and lectures whereby she presented baroque music.
She has performed with celebrated groups and orchestras including Centro di Musica Antica di Padova, Orchestra da camera di Padova e del Veneto, Interensemble and Serenissima Chamber Orchestra in XXIII Festival di Musica Antica in Urbino and obtained enthusiastic approval from both audiences and critics . She records with her ensemble I Fiori Musicali.
She has held various teaching posts at:

  1. Musician School of Reggio Emilia - recorder
  2. 1993, 2004: "G. Tartini" Music Conservatorium, Trieste - recorder
  3. 1997-2003: Fondazione Morello of Castelfranco Veneto - recorder and History of Music
She has been the chairman of ERTAItalia, the European recorder player association in Italy since 2008.
Photo: courtesy M.G. Fiorentino.
YouTube Videos:
YouTube.comCanzon" La Bonvisia" (3:22) by G. Frescobaldi  .
YouTube.comCanzona a due canti la Todeschina (2:55) by G. Frescobaldi  .
YouTube.comDafne (3:21) by J. van Eyck  .
YouTube.comFantasia in echo (2:17) by J. van Eyck  .
YouTube.comFantasia VII (5:58) by G.P. Telemann  .
YouTube.comFantasia VIII (2:58) by G.P. Telemann  .
YouTube.comFollia (8:05) by P.B. Bellinzani  .
YouTube.comFollia op. V n° 12 (10:35) by A. Corelli  .
YouTube.comGavotta (2:28) by F. Barsanti  .
YouTube.comKanonsonata in B flat (6:36) by G.P. Telemann  .
YouTube.comLa Bernardinia (3:16) by G. Frescobaldi  .
YouTube.comLe Rossignol en Amour avec double (3:55) by F. Couperin  .
YouTube.comOuverture e Chaconne in Do Magg. (10:00) by M. Marais  .
YouTube.comRicercata IV (2:19) by G.B. Bassano  .
YouTube.comRV 86. Largo Allegro Allegro molto (9:29) by A. Vivaldi  .
YouTube.comSarabanda BVW 1004 (3:22) by J.S. Bach  .
YouTube.comSonata a tre op. III n°5 (6:05) by A. Corelli  .
YouTube.comSonata II in Do maggiore (8:31) by F. Barsanti  .
YouTube.comSonata II in Sol magg. Largo Allegro (4:35) by F.M. Veracini  .
YouTube.comSonata III a due soprani (5:37) by D. Castello  .
YouTube.comSonata in Sol (4:17) by G.P. Cima  .
YouTube.comSonata Nona op.5 (7:39) by A. Corelli  .
YouTube.comSonata Ottava (4:37) by D. Castello  .
YouTube.comSonata Terza (4:38) by F. Fontana  .
YouTube.comSonata V in Mi min Presto (1:42) by D. Bigaglia  .
YouTube.comSonata VII Largo (1:47) by P.B. Bellinzani  .
YouTube.comSonata VIII (6:43) by G. Sammartini  .
YouTube.comSonata VIII op.5 (8:08) by A. Corelli  .
YouTube.comSonata XI (7:52) by P.B. Bellinzani  .
YouTube.comSonate en trio n.5 op. XXXVII (4:43) by J.B. de Boismortier  .
YouTube.comSuite I op. XXXV (7:15) by J.B. de Boismortier  .
YouTube.comTriosonata in La min; Adagio, vivace allegro (5:29) by W. Williams  .
YouTube.comXI op.5 Largo Allegro (3:32) by A. Corelli  .
Recordings:
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CD tracks/infoArcangelo Corelli (1653-1713): Opera No. 5 - Sonate per flauto dolceCD(s) & MP3 Album(s) Order CD's at Amazon.com Order CD's at Amazon.co.uk Order CD's at Amazon.de Order CD's at Amazon.fr Order CD's at Amazon.ca Order CD's at Amazon.es
CD tracks/infoConcerti of A. Marcello
CD tracks/infoDiogenio Bigaglia (1670-1745 ca.): Flute SonatasOrder CD's at Amazon.com Order CD's at Amazon.co.uk Order CD's at Amazon.de Order CD's at Amazon.fr Order CD's at Amazon.ca Order CD's at Amazon.it Order CD's at Amazon.es
CD tracks/infoEuridice, Iacopo Peri
CD tracks/infoFrancesco Barsanti: Sonate per flauto solo con cembalo o violoncelloCD(s) & MP3 Album(s) Order CD's at Amazon.com Order CD's at Amazon.co.uk Order CD's at Amazon.de Order CD's at Amazon.fr Order CD's at Amazon.ca Order CD's at Amazon.it Order CD's at Amazon.es
CD tracks/infoGiuseppe Sammartini (1695-1750)Order CD's at Amazon.de Order CD's at Amazon.fr
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CD tracks/infoPaolo Benedetto Bellinzani: Sonate a flauto Op. 3Order CD's at Amazon.com Order CD's at Amazon.co.uk Order CD's at Amazon.de Order CD's at Amazon.fr Order CD's at Amazon.ca Order CD's at Amazon.es
CD tracks/infoSerenata of Giacomo Facco