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What: The celebrated mezzo soprano sings music by Handel, Alessandro Scarlatti and Caldara.
The Consort's first CD will be a world premiere recording of a recently- discovered work by Francesco Scarlatti, brother of the better-known Alessandro Scarlatti and uncle of keyboard master Domenico.
This third CD in a series of cantatas by Alessandro Scarlatti is the second disc to feature a countertenor.
The settings were by two great old men and rivals in opera composition, Carlo Francesco Pollarolo of Venice and Alessandro Scarlatti of Naples.
Sir Jack Westrup's classic 'Master Musicians' volume on Purcell, first published in 1937 and still in print, has enjoyed a remarkably long life for a book on an 'early' composer - matched, in English-language books, by only one or two other isolated examples such as Dent's study of Alessandro Scarlatti - and a deserved tribute to its definitive account of Purcell's life and background and its perceptive treatment of the music.
He served the royal family for nearly 30 years, and during that time he had considerable influence on English taste, partially as a writer of operatic librettos (for George Frideric Handel, Giovanni Bononcini, Alessandro Scarlatti, and others), partially through his own smooth and charming, classically inspired lyric poetry, and partially through extensive translation of Italian classics.
evensong service samples William Byrd, Alessandro Scarlatti and Richard Aylward.
Musica antigua, opera, oratorio, lied y cabaret integran este feliz recorrido de Zawadka por las escenas operistica, musical y teatral mexicanas, con nombres protagonicos y a la vez tan distantes y complementarios como los de Juan de la Encina, Alessandro Scarlatti, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Schubert, Gloachlno Rossini, Gustav Mahler, Igor Stravinski, Dmitri Shostakovich, Kurt Weill, Carl Orff y Federico Ibarra, en una prueba mas que fehaciente del amplio y variado espectro que con solvencia ha cubierto este baritono-bajo.
Precursors to this tradition are examined, from the early uses of basso continuo, as outlined by Adriano Banchieri in his 1611 treatise L'organo suono, to the early Roman partimenti of Bernardo Pasquini (1637-1711) and, perhaps most significantly, Alessandro Scarlatti.
La lista es larga, mas citando a algunos podemos restarle peso a los malos manejos de nuestro compatriota: Luigi Mancia, quien trabajo conjuntamente con el libretista para el estreno napolitano, despues vinieron Leonardo Vinci, (2) Handel, (3) Alessandro Scarlatti y Vivaldi.
Toglietimi la vita ancor Alessandro Scarlatti Cara e dolce (1660-1725) Sento nel core Ici-bas Gabriel Faure Reve d'amour (1845-1924) Adieu Le ramier Sapphische Ode Johannes Brahms Wie bist du, meine K6nigin (1833-1897) Feldeinsamkeit Orpheus with His Lute Eric Coates It Was a Lover and His Lass (1886-1957) Who Is Sylvia?
Which is, of course, what Bartoli did here, bringing spectacular technical pyrotechnics to music by Handel and his contemporaries Alessandro Scarlatti and Caldara, but also immense emotional depths to reflective expressions of melancholy.