Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Alessandro Scarlatti: Stabat Mater – Emma Kirkby, Daniel Taylor, Theatre of Early Music on. This new release from Hungaroton features two late compositions by Alessandro Scarlatti. The main work is the Stabat mater but it is prefaced by a Sonata in C. This is a recording of a relatively rare version: the Stabat Mater that the Cavalieri della Virgine dei Dolori commissioned in from the most famous opera.
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Work Title Stabat mater Alt ernative. The soloists, Maria Zadori and Paul Esswood, are well matched in the duets and provide effective contrast with each other in the solo arias. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Only one other change: It’s one of seven scored for transverse flute, violins in two parts, cello and continuo which date fromthe year in which Scarlatti died. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.
The Stabat mater text prevented him from adopting the ‘recitative-aria’ patter of the cantata and stabatt he alternated solo and duet numbers almost throughout, introducing two short arioso sections towards the alesssandro of the work. Domenico Scarlatti was born in Naples in the same year as Handel and J. Sonatas for Flute and Strings, C minor. As the son of a musical and domineering father Alessandro Scarlattihe was destined for a career in music from his birth.
A. Scarlatti Stabat mater; Flute Sonata |
Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. You are more than welcome to use all or part of these notes in your programme. Kirkby and Taylor are highly sensitive interpreters, however, and they work together in the work’s four luscious duets and separately to bring out dissonances and unusual phrase shapes that get lost in a bigger interpretation. He was one of the first exponents of the Neapolitan School See alessandroo Salvatori.
A. Scarlatti Stabat mater; Flute Sonata
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The all-time greats Read about the artists who changed the world of classical music. Streams Videos All Posts. This chamber-sized Scarlatti Stabat Mater might have worked very well in a pairing with the more intimate Pergolesi work, but instead we get the Concerto XXI for flute, strings, and continuo, a little-known work. As well as these masterpieces, Scarlatti also produced a considerable quantity of operas, secular cantatas and church music. He scored it for two solo voices, soprano and mezzo-soprano with an orchestra of strings.
In this performance everything is kept to a very quiet level, which may seem inappropriate to Scarlatti ‘s basically theatrical language. Soprano Emma Kirkbycountertenor Daniel Taylorand the Montreal-based Theatre of Early Music a period-instrument group founded by Taylor tread catlike through the work, which was written some years before Pergolesi ‘s more famous Stabat Mater setting but was commissioned by the same Italian religious order. Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti Composer.
I wish to thank the Dutch Stabat Mater Foundation which gave me scarlaatti financial support in to renew this site! The Capella Savaria is an ensemble of period instruments which has not yet reached the degree of technical finesse achieved by our finest groups nearer home; but, by the sound of things, it acarlatti not be long in catching up!
At the time of his death in he had Stabat Maters. The freshness of their approach is further enhanced by a pleasant acoustic, effectively captured in both LP and CD formats. Stabat Mater ; Religious works ; Masses ; Sequences ; For 2 voices, strings, continuo ; For voices with strings ; Scores featuring the voice ; Scores featuring the soprano voice ; Scores featuring the alto voice ; Scores featuring string ensemble ; Scores with basso continuo ; Latin language.
About the Stabat Mater Date: It’s a spirited chamber group which gives an attractive account of the music as well as providing sympathetic accompaniment to the soloists. After his death I continued collecting the information and managing the site. Stabat Mater Scarlatti, Alessandro Genre Categories Stabat Mater ; Religious works ; Masses ; Sequences ; For 2 voices, strings, continuo ; For voices with strings ; Scores featuring the voice ; Scores featuring the soprano voice ; Scores featuring the alto voice ; Scores featuring string ensemble ; Scores with basso continuo ; Latin language.
The main work is the Stabat mater but it is prefaced by a Sonata in C minor for flute and strings. My pressings were excellent and the enclosed documentation includes the Stabat mater text in five languages LP and four CD ; English is common to both.
Although Scarlatti had provided music for both sacred and secular employers, he was unable to free himself from his father until he obtained legal independence in The flautist, Pal Nemeth, gives a somewhat routine performance though to be fair, the same criticism might be levelled at Scarlatti; crisper articulation and tidier ensemble would have contributed toward making out a stronger case for the piece but, nevertheless, it mkaes an interesting prelude to the Statbat mater which also begins and concludes in C minor.