Alessandro Scarlatti

Alessandro Scarlatti Sheet Music

  • Born
    2nd May 1660
  • Died
    24th October 1725
  • Birthplace
    Palermo, Italy

Alessandro Scarlatti was an Italian Baroque composer especially famous 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. Scarlatti's music forms an important link between the early Baroque Italian vocal styles of the 17th century, with their centers in Florence, Venice and Rome, and the classical school of the 18th century. Scarlatti's style, however, is more than a transitional element in Western music; like most of his Naples colleagues he shows an almost modern understanding of the psychology of modulation and also frequently makes use of the ever-changing phrase lengths so typical of the Napoli school.

Title Form Instrument
Con voce festiva Aria / Arietta Voice(s) and Instruments
Farò la vendetta Aria / Arietta Voice(s) and Instruments
In terra la guerra Aria / Arietta Voice(s) and Instruments
Ma prima ch'io mora Aria / Arietta Voice(s) and Instruments
Mio tesoro per te moro Aria / Arietta Voice(s) and Instruments
Rompe sprezza Aria / Arietta Voice(s) and Instruments
Si riscaldi il Tebro Aria / Arietta Voice(s) and Instruments
Si suoni la tromba Aria / Arietta Voice(s) and Instruments
16 Chamber Cantatas Cantata Voice(s) and Instruments
Correa nel seno amato Cantata Voice(s) and Instruments
Lucretia Romana Cantata Voice(s) and Instruments
Povera pellegrina Cantata Voice(s) and Instruments
Concerto grosso in D major Concerto Orchestra
Concerto grosso in F major Concerto Orchestra
Concerto grosso in F minor Concerto Orchestra
Recorder Concerto in A minor Concerto Solo Instrument(s) and Orchestra
Recorder Concerto in D major Concerto Solo Instrument(s) and Orchestra
Questo silentio ombroso Duet Voice(s) and Instruments
Fughetta in C major Fugue Organ
Fugue in F minor Fugue Chamber group