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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In this performance everything is kept to a very quiet level, which may seem inappropriate to Scarlatti ‘s basically theatrical language. It’s one of seven scored for transverse flute, violins in two parts, cello and continuo which date fromthe year in which Scarlatti died. He was one of the first exponents of the Neapolitan School See also Salvatori.

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Soprano Emma Kirkbycountertenor Daniel Taylorand the Montreal-based Theatre of Early Music a materr 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. This new release from Hungaroton features two late compositions by Alessandro Scarlatti.

Scarlatti – Stabat Mater – Programme Notes

Many years later, probably inthe same Order commissioned Pergolesi for a new Stabat Mater. The all-time greats Read about the artists who changed the world of classical music.

Scarlatti composed his Stabat mater for alessansro Neapolitan brotherhood of the Cavalieri della Vergine dei dolori.

At the time of his death in he had Stabat Maters. Quis non posset contristari. He scored it for two solo voices, soprano and mezzo-soprano with an orchestra of strings. Esswood is on his best form here, conveying the strong sense of pathos implicit in both music and text. Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti.


Drinking Hanging Out In Love. About the Stabat Mater Date: Retrieved from ” http: He composed over cantatas, oratories and operas. Zadori has a light, attractive-sounding voice, a strong technique and a good ear; her intonation is secure and she has a stabst grasp of style.

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Vidit suum dulcem natum. Sonatas for Flute and Strings, C minor. I wish to thank the Dutch Stabat Mater Foundation which gave me the financial support in to renew this site! 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. Unlike so much of his vocal music this sonata, at least, is conservative in outlook with few noteworthy features.

Alessandro Scarlatti: Stabat Mater

The Order was very poor, what may be the explanation for the small number of artists the score was written for. Alessandro Scarlatti — was born in Palermo, Italy. Manuscripts from the s Manuscripts Scores Scarlatti, Alessandro Baroque style Baroque 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 Pages with commercial recordings Pages with commercial recordings Naxos collection Pages with commercial recordings BnF collection.

Introspection Late Night Partying. After this he managed the site by adding new composers and translations regularly. 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. Only one other change: After his death I continued collecting the information and managing the site.


To those using these notes You are more than welcome to use all or part of these notes in your programme. 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!

Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. It’s a spirited chamber group which gives an attractive account of the music as well as providing sympathetic accompaniment to the soloists.

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. Contents 1 Performances 1.

The “Analecta”-version of apessandro text is sung, but surprisingly Scarlatti changes around the stanzas 10 and 11, and also the stanzas 13 and If you are a library, university or other organisation that would be interested in an institutional subscription to Xtabat please click here for further information. The work is divided into four sections and the music is varied in form, going from simple recitatives to more developed operatic arias where the text is repeated three times, ultimately ending with a great fugue on the final “Amen”.