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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Soprano, alto and continuo 2 violins, cello, organ Length: Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti Composer. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript.

A. Scarlatti Stabat mater; Flute Sonata

Zadori has a light, attractive-sounding voice, a strong technique and a good ear; her intonation is secure and she has a firm grasp of style. Quando corpus morietur – Amen. Retrieved from ” http: Kirkby and Taylor maetr 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.

Quis non posset contristari. 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. Release Date January 24, Work Title Stabat mater Alt ernative. It is written for 10 voices and continuo and shuns the use of any concertante instrument as well as any double-choir writing, using etabat voices emerging from the polyphonic texture to emphasise expressive passages.


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

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Naxos Javascript not enabled. About the Stabat Mater Date: At the time of his death in he had Stabat Maters. The main work is the Stabat mater but it is prefaced by sacrlatti Sonata in C minor for flute and strings.

Unlike so much of his vocal music this sonata, at least, is conservative in outlook with few noteworthy features. It’s one of seven scored for transverse flute, violins in two parts, cello and continuo which date fromthe year in which Scarlatti died.

Domenico Scarlatti was born in Naples in the same year as Handel and J. Scarlatti composed his Stabat mater for the Neapolitan brotherhood of the Cavalieri della Vergine dei dolori. 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’s work falls into four sections each of which reflects its own emotional response to the substance of the Latin text. Introspection Late Night Partying.

Stabat Mater Scarlatti, Alessandro Genre Categories Stabat Mater ; Religious works ; Masses ; Sequences ; Scaroatti 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. The all-time greats Read about the artists who changed the world of classical music.


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. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.

Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. He scored it for two solo voices, soprano and mezzo-soprano with an orchestra of strings. At that time he had around 40 Stabat Mater CDs. Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music. Skip to main content. Scarlatti Stabat mater; Flute Sonata Stabat mater. 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!

As well as these masterpieces, Scarlatti also produced a considerable quantity of operas, secular cantatas and church music. 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. The Order was very poor, what may be the explanation for the small number of artists the score was written for. 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.