L'estro Armonico Essays

  • Scarlatti Musica Ricercata Analysis

    795 Words  | 4 Pages

    1. D. Scarlatti (1685 – 1757) Sonata in G Minor K.426 Sonata in G Major K.427 The Italian composer Domenico Scarlatti, son of equally renowned composer Allesandro, wrote 555 sonatas for keyboard (mostly for harpsichord or fortepiano) during his lifetime. The letter K. before the number of the work stands for Ralph Kirkpatrick who produced a chronological edition of the sonatas in 1953. All of Scarlatti’s sonatas are single movement works, mostly in binary form, and these two sonatas

  • Antonio Lucio Vivaldi: An Italian Baroque Composer

    1627 Words  | 7 Pages

    Introduction In early 18th century Venice there lived a red-haired priest named Antonio Lucio Vivaldi. Traveling with an entourage that nearly always included his elderly father, he oversaw the performance of operas and instrumental pieces that have come to define classical music as we now know it. Vivaldi was born on March 4th, 1678 and died on July 28th, 1741. He was many things, an Italian Baroque composer, virtuoso violinist, teacher and cleric. He was an Italian priest and composer during the