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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One might wish for a new recording of the Stabat Mater by Cecilia Bartolia Scarlatti interpreter who can combine detail and athleticism, but for now this very expressive performance is worth checking out. Quando corpus morietur – Amen. In this performance everything is kept to a very quiet level, which may seem inappropriate to Scarlatti ‘s basically theatrical language.

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.

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Alessandro Scarlatti — was born in Palermo, Italy. The Order was very poor, what may be the explanation for the small number of artists the score was written for. Soprano, alto and continuo stbaat violins, cello, organ Length: O quam tristis et afflicta. Scarlatti composed his Stabat mater for the Neapolitan brotherhood of the Cavalieri della Vergine dei dolori. 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.

The freshness of their approach is further enhanced by a pleasant acoustic, effectively captured in both LP and CD formats. At the time of his death in he had Stabat Maters. Vidit suum dulcem natum.

Alessandro Scarlatti: Stabat Mater

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. As the son of a musical and domineering father Alessandro Scarlattihe was destined for a career in music from his birth.


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”. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Scarlatti’s work falls into four sections each of which scatlatti its own emotional response to the substance of the Latin text.

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Unlike so much of his vocal music this sonata, at least, is conservative nater outlook with few noteworthy features. The flautist, Pal Nemeth, gives a somewhat routine performance though to be fair, the same criticism might be levelled alessansro 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.

Stabat Mater – Domenico Scarlatti – He composed over cantatas, oratories and operas. Introspection Late Night Partying. Composition Stqbat Credits Stabat mater. Contents 1 Scarlattl 1. 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. Retrieved from ” http: 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.

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The intentions of the album are nowhere more clearly revealed than in the decision to replace alwssandro 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.

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. Skip to main content.

Stabat Mater (Scarlatti, Alessandro)

Work Title Stabat mater Alt ernative. After this he managed the site by adding new composers and translations regularly. The “Analecta”-version of the text is sung, but surprisingly Scarlatti changes around the stanzas 10 and 11, and also the stanzas 13 and Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti. He was one of the first exponents of the Neapolitan Alewsandro See also Salvatori.

I wish to thank the Dutch Stabat Mater Foundation which gave me the financial support in to renew this site! 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.

Scarlatti – Stabat Mater – Programme Notes

His notes on the composer, the music, the texts and translations and the different versions all came online. Only one other change: Quis non posset contristari. Release Date January 24, Scarlatgi Videos All Posts. Whether you want to see what we think of today’s latest releases or discover what our critics thought of your favourite recordings from the past, you will find it all in our full-searchable Reviews Database.