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Title: The Cello Concertos
Otros títulos: 6 Concertos for Cello String and Continuo
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Leonardo Leo; Josephine Knight; English Chamber Orchestra; Stephanie Gonley
Código CDU: Leo.01
Forma Musical: Concertos (Cello)
Abstract: Leonardo Leo was a Neapolitan composer widely regarded during his lifetime as the heir apparent to Alessandro Scarlatti and among the last major figures to emerge in the Italian Baroque. Leo was sent to Naples at age 15 to study with Nicola Fago. In 1712, Leo scored his first triumph when his the sacred cantata S Chiara, o L'infideltà abbattuta was heard at the Royal Palace in Naples. Leo was named assistant organist at the Royal Palace and maestro di cappella to Marchese Stella. Leo's first opera, Il Pisistrato, premiered at the Teatro di S. Bartolomeo in Naples on May 13, 1714, and Leo's career in opera continued to the end of his life. Altogether, he is believed to have written or contributed to some 70 operas. All of these works are now obscure and many are lost; however, George Frideric Handel thought enough of Leo's 1729 opera Catone in Utica to incorporate some of the numbers in a pasticcio version of Catone for London at the King's Theater in 1732. When Alessandro Scarlatti died ...


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1. I. Concerto No. 1 in A - Andantino grazioso.mp3 3:42 5.078Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. II. Concerto No. 1 in A - Allegro.mp3 2:49 3.871Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. III. Concert ... Larghetto a mezza voce.mp3 3:42 5.070Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4. IV. Concerto No. 1 in A - Allegro.mp3 4:04 5.577Mb MPEG Audio mp3
5. I. Concerto No. 2 in D - Andantino grazioso.mp3 3:59 5.462Mb MPEG Audio mp3
6. II. Concerto No. 2 in D - Con bravura.mp3 2:43 3.737Mb MPEG Audio mp3
7. III. Concert ... arghetto un poco mosso.mp3 4:44 6.498Mb MPEG Audio mp3
8. IV. Concerto No. 2 in D - Fuga.mp3 2:08 2.924Mb MPEG Audio mp3
9. V. Concerto No. 2 in D - Allegro di molto.mp3 2:08 2.932Mb MPEG Audio mp3
10. I. Concerto ... r - Andantino grazioso.mp3 4:02 5.540Mb MPEG Audio mp3
11. II. Concerto No. 5 in F minor - Allegro.mp3 3:03 4.178Mb MPEG Audio mp3
12. III. Concer ... inor - Largo e gustoso.mp3 4:29 6.160Mb MPEG Audio mp3
13. IV. Concerto No. 5 in F minor - Allegro.mp3 2:13 3.043Mb MPEG Audio mp3
Concerto No. 1 in A - Completo.wav 14:05 142.2Mb WAV audio wav
Concerto No. 2 in D - Completo.wav 15:28 156.1Mb WAV audio wav
Concerto No. 5 in F minor - Completo.wav 13:36 137.3Mb WAV audio wav
1. I. Concerto ... ) - Andantino grazioso.mp3 3:42 5.079Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. II. Concerto ... r (1738) - Col spirito.mp3 3:13 4.422Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. III. Concer ... minor (1738) - Amoroso.mp3 4:23 6.025Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4. IV. Concerto ... minor (1738) - Allegro.mp3 2:52 3.934Mb MPEG Audio mp3
5 - 6. Sinfonia ... razioso, Molto presto).mp3 4:37 6.338Mb MPEG Audio mp3
7. V. Sinfonia ... nor (1737) - Larghetto.mp3 4:34 6.271Mb MPEG Audio mp3
8. IV. Sinfonia ... minor (1737) - Allegro.mp3 1:32 2.097Mb MPEG Audio mp3
9. I. Concerto ... 2) - Andante piacevole.mp3 3:44 5.119Mb MPEG Audio mp3
10. II. Concerto No. 4 in A (No. 2) - Allegro.mp3 4:35 6.301Mb MPEG Audio mp3
11. III. Concer ... o. 2)- Largo e gustoso.mp3 5:01 6.879Mb MPEG Audio mp3
12. IV. Concerto No. 4 in A (No. 2) - Allegro.mp3 3:39 5.003Mb MPEG Audio mp3
Concerto No. 3 in D minor (1738) - Completo.wav 13:48:44 283.1Mb WAV audio wav
Concerto No. 4 in A (No. 2) - Completo.wav 16:48 169.5Mb WAV audio wav
Sinfonia concer ... inor (1737) - Completo.wav 10:34 106.6Mb WAV audio wav

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