Keyboard Sonatas Complete, Sonatas K 548-555

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Title: Keyboard Sonatas Complete, Sonatas K 548-555
Otros títulos: Sonatas para Teclado Completas
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Domenico Scarlatti; Pieter-Jan Belder
Código CDU: SCD.02
Forma Musical: Sonatas (Harpsichord).
Abstract: Domenico Scarlatti began his compositional career following in the footsteps of his father Alessandro Scarlatti by writing operas, chamber cantatas, and other vocal music, but he is most remembered for his 555 keyboard sonatas, written between approximately 1719 and 1757. It is believed that Domenico received most of his musical training from family members, but his father was the dominant figure in his life. It was Alessandro who arranged Domenico's first appointment, as organist and composer for Naples' Cappella Reale, and wanted him to continue with vocal music despite the enormous talent he had shown for keyboard music. Domenico was sent to Venice in 1705, where he met Handel, and in 1708 to Rome to become maestro di cappella to the exiled queen of Poland, Maria Casimira, and later, head of the Cappella Giulia. In these positions, he composed his operas and serenatas, and some sacred vocal works. It was also in Rome where he developed a friendship with the Portuguese ambassador, ...


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