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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You are more than welcome to use all or part of these notes in your programme. 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. Quis non posset contristari. His notes on the composer, the music, the texts and translations and the different versions all came online. Skip to main content. 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.
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Scarlatti’s work falls into four sections each of which reflects its own emotional response to the substance of the Latin text. About the Stabat Mater Date: Jazz Latin New Age. He scored it for two solo voices, soprano and mezzo-soprano with an orchestra of strings. As well as these masterpieces, Scarlatti also produced a considerable quantity of operas, secular matwr and church music.
It’s one of seven scored for transverse flute, violins in two parts, sccarlatti and continuo which date fromthe year in which Scarlatti died. Streams Videos All Posts.
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, stsbat will not be long in catching up! Scarlatti Stabat mater; Flute Sonata Stabat mater.
As the son of a musical and domineering father Alessandro Scarlattihe was destined for a career in music from his birth. If you are a library, university or other organisation that would be interested in an institutional subscription to Gramophone please aoessandro here for further information.
Stabat Mater (Scarlatti) — Wikipédia
Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Only one other change: Work Title Stabat mater Alt ernative. Scarlatti composed his Stabat mater for the Neapolitan brotherhood of the Cavalieri della Vergine dei dolori.
Introspection Late Night Partying. 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.
A. Scarlatti Stabat mater; Flute Sonata
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.
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.
Quando corpus morietur – Amen. 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. Sonatas for Flute and Strings, C minor. 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 main work is the Stabat mater but it is prefaced by scqrlatti Sonata in C minor alesssandro flute and strings.
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. After this he aalessandro the site by adding new composers and translations regularly. In this performance everything is kept to a very quiet level, which may seem inappropriate to Scarlatti ‘s basically theatrical language.
If you do, please acknowledge authorship by printing the full signature as shown at the end of this programme note. 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.
Esswood is on his best form here, conveying the strong sense of pathos implicit in both music and text. The soloists, Maria Stabbat and Paul Esswood, are well matched in the duets and provide effective contrast with each other in the solo arias.
At that time he had around 40 Stabat Mater CDs. 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.
Pergolesi, incidentally, composed his Stabat mater for the same Neapolitan brotherhood and must certainly have takne Scarlatti’s setting staat his model since the similarities are too numerous and too close to be merely accidental.
Many years later, probably inthe same Order commissioned Pergolesi for a new Stabat Mater.
Stabat Mater (Scarlatti, Alessandro)
My pressings were excellent and the enclosed documentation includes the Stabat mater text in five languages LP and four CD ; English is scarlattii to both. Stabat Mater – Domenico Scarlatti – Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music. 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.
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”. Release Date January 24,