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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A. Scarlatti Stabat mater; Flute Sonata |

Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Kirkby does not have the absolute clarity of voice that she once did, but she has not lost any of her ability to bring quiet tension to a melodic line. 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.

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Scarlatti composed his Stabat mater for the Neapolitan brotherhood of the Cavalieri della Vergine dei dolori. This chamber-sized Scarlatti Stabat Mater might have matsr 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. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. It’s one of seven scored for transverse flute, violins in two parts, cello and continuo which date fromthe year in alfssandro Scarlatti died.

A. Scarlatti Stabat mater; Flute Sonata

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. Quis non posset contristari. The freshness of their approach is further enhanced by a pleasant acoustic, effectively captured in both Scrlatti and CD formats.


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In he took part in a ‘musical duel’ with Handel and was voted the better harpsichord player although Handel received the prize for the best organist. Quando corpus morietur – Amen. As well as these masterpieces, Scarlatti also produced a alessanro quantity of operas, secular cantatas and church music. Alessandro Scarlatti — was born in Palermo, Italy.

Scarlatti Stabat mater; Flute Sonata Stabat mater. In he was appointed organist and composer of the vice-regal court in Naples and, after a failed attempt to gain employment with the Medici family in Florence the following year, he returned to Naples to write opera. The intentions of the album are nowhere more clearly revealed than in the decision to replace the transverse flute with Francis Colpron ‘s recorder — usually it’s done the other way around, but the quiet, conversational tone of the recorder and its ability to slide around the center of a consonance as needed fit what this ensemble is trying to do.

When Maria Barbara married the Spanish crown prince inScarlatti followed her to Seville and thence to Madrid, where he spent the rest of his life. 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 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.


Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. After this he managed the site by adding new composers and translations regularly.

Skip to main content. Pergolesi, incidentally, composed his Stabat mater for the same Neapolitan brotherhood and must certainly have takne Scarlatti’s setting as his model since the similarities are too numerous and too close to be merely accidental.

After his death I continued collecting the information and managing the site. Pro peccatis suae gentis. The Stabat mater text prevented him from adopting the ‘recitative-aria’ patter of the cantata and so he alternated solo and duet numbers almost throughout, introducing two short arioso sections towards the conclusion of the work.

Sonatas for Flute and Strings, C minor. The Scarlatti work, more than Pergolesi ‘s, is full of quasi-operatic devices — pregnant pauses, dissonant “sighs,” and, in the final “Amen,” some heady vocal acrobatics.

At the time of his death in he had Stabat Maters. Only one other change: Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music. 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 will not be long in catching up!

If you do, please acknowledge authorship by printing the full signature as shown at the end of this programme note. Introspection Late Night Partying. 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.