Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725) And Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)

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0120070723

Donald Macleod examines the very different musical worlds of the Scarlattis, father Alessandro and son Domenico.

D Scarlatti: Sonatas: in A, Kk39; in A minor, Kk54

Vladimir Horowitz (piano)

A Scarlatti: Sinfonia (Il primo omicidio)

Concerto Italiano

Rinaldo Alessandrini (director)

Songs and arias by A Scarlatti

Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo-soprano)

Gyorgy Fischer (piano)

A Scarlatti: Cantata (Per la notte di natale)

Susan Gritton (soprano)

Simon Standage (violin)

Collegium Musicum 90

D Scarlatti: Salve regina in A minor for soprano, alto and organ continuo

Charles Harris (treble)

Nicholas Clapton (countertenor)

Timothy Byram-Wigfield (organ)

Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford

Francis Grier (director).

0220070724

Donald Macleod explores Alessandro's contribution to the birth of opera in Rome and his son's reaction to his father's growing reputation.

D Scarlatti: Sonata, Kk141

Scott Ross (harpsichord)

A Scarlatti: Cantata (Su le sponde del Tebro)

Deborah York (soprano)

Crispian Steele-Perkins (trumpet)

A Scarlatti: Gli equivoci nel sembiante (exc)

Sally Bradshaw, Lorna Anderson (soprano)

John Mark Ainsley, Angus Smith (tenor)

London Baroque

Charles Medlam (director)

A Scarlatti: Stabat mater

English Baroque Soloists

John Eliot Gardiner (conductor).

0320070725

Donald Macleod introduces two of Alessandro's cantatas and sonatas by Domenico.

D Scarlatti: Sonata in D, Kk535

Ralph Kirkpatrick (harpsichord)

A Scarlatti: Cantata (Hor che de Febo)

Nancy Argenta (soprano)

Chandos Baroque Players

D Scarlatti: Sonatas: in A minor, Kk175; in C, Kk159

John Williams (guitar)

A Scarlatti: Cantata (Ombre tacite e sole)

David Daniels (countertenor)

Arcadian Academy

Nicholas McGegan (conductor/harpsichord).

0420070726

Donald Macleod traces the origins and performance history of Domenico Scarlatti's extraordinary keyboard sonatas.

D Scarlatti: Sonata, Kk9

Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano)

D Scarlatti, arr Avison: Concerto No 2 in G

Brandenburg Consort

Roy Goodman (conductor/Violin)

A Scarlatti: Cantata (Gia lusingato appieno)

Lynne Dawson (soprano)

Purcell Quartet

D Scarlatti: Sonatas: in A, Kk113; in F minor, Kk386; in F minor, Kk387; in B minor, Kk27

Mikhail Pletnev (piano)

D Scarlatti: Sonata in D, Kk490

Wanda Landowska (harpsichord).

05 LAST20070727

Donald Macleod considers the Scarlattis' enormous influence on European musical life.

D Scarlatti: Sonatas: in D, Kk492; in F minor, Kk239

Scott Ross (harpsichord)

Cantata (Pur nel sonno almen tal'ora)

Cyrille Gertshenhaber (soprano)

Musique des Lumieres

Jean-Christophe Frisch (director)

A Scarlatti: Sonata No 7 in D

Judith Linsenburg (recorder)

Musica Pacifica

D Scarlatti: Sonatas: in D, Kk430; in G, Kk13

Glenn Gould (piano).