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Scar·lat·ti(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
1. Alessandro, 1659–1725, Italian composer.
2. his son, Domenico, 1685–1757, Italian composer.