Scarlatti, Domenico


Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)

Painting by Domingo Antonio Velasco, c.1738

 

 

Click to read about Domenico Scarlatti in Wikipedia.

 

Click here for over 130 keyboard sonatas for free listening online at the Classical Music Library [CML] and five organ sonatas as well as other works. 

 

There are also over 100 recordings of Domenico Scarlatti’s music available for loan at the Bibliothèque nationale du Québec (rue Berri and Boul. de Maisonneuve, Montreal).  Click  to see holdings.  There is a recording of native-Quebec contralto Marie-Nicole Lemieux singing Scarlatti’s Salve Regina.  Click for availability.

 

To hear Andrea Marcon perform Sonatas in D, K.34/K.391, on the 1779 Gaetano Callido organ of la Chiesa di San Nicolò in Treviso, Italy.  Click then click on "Listen to Program," then hold the button and slide to 15:50 (15 minutes and 50 seconds)

 

Vincent Boucher

 

Vincent Boucher

 

 

Four Scarlatti sonatas played by Montrealer Vincent Boucher:

 

To listen to Domenico Scarlatti, Sonata in D, K. 517, performed by Vincent Boucher on the 1993 Wilhelm organ of l’Église du Très-Saint-Rédempteur on rue Adam, Montreal, click here, then click on Part II, then hold button and slide to 16:15 (16 minutes and 15 seconds).

 

To listen to Sonata in g, K. 31, click here, then click on Part III.

 

To listen to Sonata in C, K. 84, click here,, then click on Part III, then hold button and slide to 4:55 (4 minutes and 55 seconds).

 

To listen to Sonata in C, K. 58, click here,, then click on Part III, then hold button and slide to 9:25 (9 minutes and 25 seconds). 

 

Boucher’s Atma Classique recording of Scarlatti sonatas is catalogued at BNQ Click for availability.

 

Watch and listen to a chorus sing a Scarlatti Credo.