Scarlatti: Sonatas

Pierre Hantaï - Scarlatti: Sonatas, Vol. 5 (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at May 16, 2017
Pierre Hantaï - Scarlatti: Sonatas, Vol. 5 (2017)

Pierre Hantaï - Scarlatti: Sonatas, Vol. 5
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 78:14 min | 181 MB
Label: Mirare | Tracks: 16 | Rls.date: 2017

Viewed from a distance, the corpus of the ‘555’ keyboard sonatas of Domenico Scarlatti seem like a juggernaut as improbable as it is unsettling. Its dimensions impress, its nature intrigues. Virtually all of these sonatas, written throughout the composer’s life, employ the same mould: a single movement in binary form, very occasionally differentiated from its fellows by the name of a dance or an indication of affect, never by a title. There is also the often acrobatic instrumental technique they require, and their style of writing, austere, irregular, noisy and contrasted, which can easily bewilder even the most seasoned interpreters.

Angela Hewitt - Domenico Scarlatti: Sonatas (2016)  Music

Posted by Designol at March 5, 2017
Angela Hewitt - Domenico Scarlatti: Sonatas (2016)

Angela Hewitt - Domenico Scarlatti: Sonatas (2016)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 249 Mb | Scans included | 01:16:09
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | # CDA 67613

As one of the world's foremost interpreters of Baroque keyboard music on the modern piano, Angela Hewitt has established a fine reputation for impeccable playing and fresh musical insights. Listeners who cherish her award-winning recordings on Hyperion of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach have already experienced her exquisite playing, and they will be delighted to hear this selection of sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti, Bach's contemporary and an innovator whose compositions influenced the development of the Classical sonata. Some of these selections are well known, particularly the Sonata in C major, Kk159, the Sonata in D major, Kk96, and the Sonata in E major, Kk380, which are often anthologized, though Hewitt hasn't packed this disc with greatest hits (with 555 sonatas to choose from, there are many less familiar that deserve attention). Hewitt's performances are thoughtfully phrased, polished in tone, and rhythmically precise with a modicum of rubato, and she is alert to the subtleties that make this music so beguiling. Hewitt recorded these 16 sonatas in the Beethovensaal in Hannover, where she made her first Bach recordings for Hyperion 20 years previously, and the acoustics are nearly ideal for her style.
Angela Hewitt - Domenico Scarlatti: Sonatas (2016) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Angela Hewitt - Scarlatti: Sonatas (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 76:09 minutes | 1,24 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Canadian Baroque keyboard specialist par excellence Angela Hewitt turns to the rich seam of Domenico Scarlatti's keyboard sonatas. The prolific Italian composer wrote over 555 sonatas in his lifetime. For this collection, Hewitt performs sixteen of the composer's finest sonatas, including the ever-popular Sonata in E Major, Kk380.

Angela Hewitt - Scarlatti: Sonatas (2016)  Music

Posted by tomashass at April 22, 2016
Angela Hewitt - Scarlatti: Sonatas (2016)

Angela Hewitt - Scarlatti: Sonatas (2016)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 01:16:00 | 174 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion

As one of the world's foremost interpreters of Baroque keyboard music on the modern piano, Angela Hewitt has established a fine reputation for impeccable playing and fresh musical insights. Listeners who cherish her award-winning recordings on Hyperion of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach have already experienced her exquisite playing, and they will be delighted to hear this selection of sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti, Bach's contemporary and an innovator whose compositions influenced the development of the Classical sonata.
Scarlatti: Sonatas Played On Harpsichord, Piano, Guitar, Harp, Accordion (2013)

Scarlatti: Sonatas Played On Harpsichord, Piano, Guitar, Harp, Accordion (2013)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1.3 GB | MP3 320Kbps CBR | 766 MB | 5 CDs | Full Scans
Genre: Classical | Label: Brilliant Classics | Catalog Number: 94613

Baroque powerhouse Domenico Scarlatti – son of the great Alessandro Scarlatti and born in 1685, the same year as Johann Sebastian Bach and George Friderich Handel – wrote an enormous 555 keyboard sonatas. These were mostly to be performed on the harpsichord, although several sources suggest that he may have also written some for the fortepiano at the Spanish court, where he was employed from 1733. The universal appeal of these sonatas – containing Scarlatti’s trademark influence of Iberian folk music and dances – is such that they have been pushed beyond the boundaries of the intended instrument, and thus the recording also boasts performances of selected sonatas on the harp and accordion, bringing these wonderful sonatas into the 21st century.

Landowska Plays Scarlatti Sonatas (2001)  Music

Posted by Benzok at Nov. 30, 2010
Landowska Plays Scarlatti Sonatas (2001)

Landowska Plays Scarlatti Sonatas (2001)
EAC rip | APE, log, cue, covers | RAR Rec. 3% | 357 MB | hotfile, filesonic
Classical | Label: Pearl | 2CD

Recordings of the keyboard sonatas of Domenico Scarlatti come and go. Reissues of those made in Paris in the 1930s by Wanda Landowska seem to be always with us. A recent reissue of 26 of them quickly earned a rarely-bestowed rosette in a prestigious CD guide, and the comment, "her playing has more character than that of most modern players put together; it is electrifying in its sheer vitality and imagination".

D.Scarlatti - Sonatas for Harpsichord - Ralph Kirkpatrick  Music

Posted by pmarkov at Jan. 17, 2010
D.Scarlatti - Sonatas for Harpsichord - Ralph Kirkpatrick

D.Scarlatti - Sonatas for Harpsichord - Ralph Kirkpatrick
CD | APE+CUE+LOG/MP3+M3U | no cover | 350.3/128.9Mb | 1:00:27 | Archiv 2004

Scarlatti: Sonatas, Andreas Staier  

Posted by Alvensson at Dec. 16, 2008
Scarlatti: Sonatas, Andreas Staier

Domenico Scarlatti: Sonatas, Andreas Staier-harpsichord (1996)
DDD | TT:73:52 | APE (EAC Rip) CUE | covers (300 dpi) | 460 Mb

Pierre Hantai - Domenico Scarlatti: Volume 2 (2005)  Music

Posted by Designol at May 5, 2017
Pierre Hantai - Domenico Scarlatti: Volume 2 (2005)

Pierre Hantaï - Domenico Scarlatti: Volume 2 (2005)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 514 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 193 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Mirare | # MIR 9920 | Time: 01:16:13

The astonishing technical variety and wide emotional range contained in Domenico Scarlatti’s keyboard sonatas make each and every encounter a rewarding adventure in which the listener is seldom left untouched. This is Pierre Hantaï’s third solo disc of Scarlatti’s sonatas though only the second in his current series for the Mirare label. It contains several pieces less frequently performed than others and with which many readers may find themselves unfamiliar. The first item, in fact, is one of only seven sonatas of Scarlatti’s that is a straightforward fugue. It is an uncharacteristically didactic piece, even a shade austere compared to the rest of Hantaï’s recital which contains a kaleidoscope of colourful images. What Hantaï seems to be emphasising in his choice is that elusive, somewhat abstracted improvisatory quality present in so many of the pieces and of which the Sonata in E major K 215 provides a well-sustained example. Generally speaking, Hantaï follows Ralph Kirkpatrick’s suggestion that Scarlatti probably intended to group his sonatas into pairs or occasionally threes according to key.

Yevgeny Sudbin - Domenico Scarlatti: 18 Keyboard Sonatas (2015)  Music

Posted by Designol at March 30, 2017
Yevgeny Sudbin - Domenico Scarlatti: 18 Keyboard Sonatas (2015)

Yevgeny Sudbin - Domenico Scarlatti: 18 Keyboard Sonatas (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 246 Mb | Artwork included
Genre: Classical | Label: BIS | # BIS-SACD-2138 | Time: 01:14:30

GRAMOPHONE Magazine: Disc of the Month - April 2016. With the 2005 release of his first recording for BIS Records, Yevgeny Sudbin catapulted into the pages of the international music press. The disc was a Scarlatti recital that prompted reviewers worldwide to compare the then 24-year old pianist in the most flattering terms to Scarlatti experts such as Horowitz and Pletnev. It went on to receive a long list of distinctions, including an Editor's Choice in Gramophone, where the accompanying review described it as 'among the finest, certainly most enjoyable of all Scarlatti recitals'. Since then, Sudbin and BIS have enjoyed a highly successful collaboration, resulting in numerous acclaimed recordings of both solo programmes and concertos. To celebrate the past 10 years, a new Scarlatti recording seemed the obvious choice for an anniversary present - to ourselves, and of course to all Sudbin fans and Scarlatti lovers. Said and done: Sudbin met up with Marion Schwebel, the recording producer with whom he has collaborated from the very beginning, for recording sessions in the silken acoustics of St George's in Bristol.