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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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Elegida para reemplazar el Stabat Mater de Alessandro Scarlatti para las representaciones del Viernes Santo en Napoles, es un prodigio de musicalidad y, segun se dice, la acabo el ultimo dia de su vida, el 17 de marzo de 1736, poco mas de tres meses despues de haber cumplido los veintiseis anos de edad.
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The programme presents these contemporary compositions alongside music from the Baroque era composed by composers such as Couperin, Galuppi and Domenico and Alessandro Scarlatti.
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This concert features early trio and solo sonatas by Corelli and cantatas by Alessandro Scarlatti in which the Avisons are joined by their celebrated soprano guest.
Occasionally things hit rock bottom, when there is an hour of choral music by Frank Martin or Alessandro Scarlatti, or 90 minutes of vocal John Blow.
These images could be discussed along with the operas of Claudio Monteverdi and Alessandro Scarlatti, which are also cited.
Mediocrity took the form of an F minor Concerto Grosso by Alessandro Scarlatti, father of Domenico.
Pagano provides a study of the relationship between composer Alessandro Scarlatti and his son Domenico (also a composer), in the context of seventeenth-century Sicilian culture.
Ably translated into English by Frederick Hammond, "Alessandro and Domenico Scarlatti: Two Lives In One" is an inherently fascinating and impressively informative biography of Alessandro Scarlatti, one of the most celebrated and least performed composers of the Baroque, and his son Domenico.
Yet Bartoli talks about this collection of florid works by Alessandro Scarlatti, Antonio Caldara and the young George Frideric Handel, as if it were a group of famous Rossini arias.