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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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Alessandro Scarlatti's setting of L 'Aldimiro, o vero, Favor per favore (libretto by Giuseppe Domenico de Totis)--which the Accademia dei Rozzi produced in 1691 for the inauguration of a new performance space, the "Saloncino"--had premiered in Naples in 1683 and was also performed in Livorno, Milan, Macerata, and Rome before the performance in Siena.
Morris jokingly refers to them as his "death dances." He has started on the first one, a piece for 15 set to keyboard sonatas by Alessandro Scarlatti. It will be fully choreographed; designs will be planned out, but not executed.
The program includes Alessandro Scarlatti's Concerto Grosso No.
The programme presents these contemporary compositions alongside music from the Baroque era composed by composers such as Couperin, Galuppi and Domenico and Alessandro Scarlatti.
Alessandro Scarlatti's four variations on "La Folia" address these same obstacles (Alfred Publishing Co., Inc., The Baroque Spirit Book I, Nancy Bachus).
Alessandro Scarlatti's "Chi vuole innamorarsi" is the spirited opening to the recital and Kraus rides its intricate lines with perfect grace.
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.