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 (skär-lä′tē), Alessandro 1660-1725.
Italian composer who influenced the development of modern opera. His son Domenico (1685-1757), a harpsichordist, wrote numerous works for the instrument.


1. (Biography) Alessandro (alesˈsandro). ?1659–1725, Italian composer; regarded as the founder of modern opera
2. (Biography) his son, (Giuseppe) Domenico (doˈmeːniko). 1685–1757, Italian composer and harpsichordist, in Portugal and Spain from 1720. He wrote over 550 single-movement sonatas for harpsichord, many of them exercises in virtuoso technique


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1. Alessandro, 1659–1725, Italian composer.
2. his son, Domenico, 1685–1757, Italian composer.
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His Dumfries concert will include sonatas by Scarlatti and Beethoven and works by Cesar Franck, Chopin and also John Ireland (with support from the John Ireland Charitable Trust) - a truly exciting piano recital by a virtuoso pianist.
His debut CD, Variations on a theme by Scarlatti -- a 65-minute programme of pieces from Couperin to Boulez which relate to Scarlatti's Sonata K.
Teachers will find performance repertoire preparing their intermediate to early-advanced students for the more difficult Scarlatti sonatas, Bach suites and classical sonatas.
He will be performing musical pieces by Scarlatti, Prokofiev Rachmaninoff and Liszt.
Ching's reworking of another Scarlatti piece was also performed.
A few days ago, for instance, I finished recording of 20 sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti at the Czech Radio.
The programme features works by Palestrina, Scarlatti, Rossini and Monteverdi, performed by the Cantorelli vocal quartet.
Saturday will see the Swiss-Italian pianist Francesco Piemontesi (already heard with the CBSO earlier this season) bringing a programme ranging from Scarlatti to a new work by Maximilian Schnaus, and the festival ends on Sunday with Nikolai Demidenko playing concertos by Mozart and Bach with the European Union Chamber Orchestra.
Smith is considered a pianist on the rise, and his concert will also include works by Mozart, Scarlatti and Sebastian Currier.
At the next event, prizewinning pianist Syuzanna Kaszo, from Ukraine, will play music by Beethoven, Chopin and Scarlatti.
And on Wednesday, February 11, at Redcar's Tuned In complex on Majuba Road, Adam Davies will play a lunch-time recital of music by the likes of Scarlatti, Debussy, Scriabin and Chopin.
Mikhailov's repertory includes works by Bach, Scarlatti, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Grieg, Debussy, Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, and modern authors.