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Alessandro Scarlatti

Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti (2 May 1660 – 22 October 1725) was an Italian Baroque composer, known especially for his operas and chamber cantatas. He is considered the founder of the Neapolitan school of opera. He was the father of two other composers, Domenico Scarlatti and Pietro Filippo Scarlatti.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 2nd, 1660 (Palermo), Died October 22nd, 1725 (Naples)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1905 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-15217 10-in. 9/24/1914 O cessate di piagarmi Reinald Werrenrath Male vocal solo, with orchestra Composer  
Victor B-31432 10-in. 11/20/1924 Le violette Mrs. G. Gifford Female vocal solo, with piano Composer  
Victor BVE-33857 10-in. 11/9/1925 Sento nel core Georgie Gifford Female vocal solo, with violin and piano Composer  
Victor PBVE-42059 10-in. 3/4/1928 Le violette Yoshie Fujiwara Tenor vocal solo, with piano Composer  
Victor CVE-47428 12-in. 9/5/1928 Cantata Amelita Galli-Curci Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Composer  
Victor BVE-47809 10-in. 10/5/1928 Orfeo : Ecco purch'a voi ritorno (Aye for you my spirit yearneth) Ralph Crane Male vocal solo, with orchestra Composer  
Victor LCS-100351 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 4/6/1936 Le violette Martin W. Bush ; Mable Allen Smails Female vocal solo, with piano Composer  
Gramophone 7065b 10-in. 1905 Toglietemi la vita ancor romanza Teresa Arkel Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Scarlatti, Alessandro," accessed September 20, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103168.

Scarlatti, Alessandro. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 20, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103168.

"Scarlatti, Alessandro." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 20 September 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103168

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