Check out Landi: Augellin (Arr. Voice & Electric Guitar) by Nora Fischer & Marnix Dorrestein on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD’s and MP3s now. Stefano Landi (baptized 26 February – 28 October ) was an Italian composer and teacher of the early Baroque Roman School. He was an influential . A song where this varied realization is obvious is Stefano Landi’s “Augellin.” Landi ( – ) was a minor composer of the early baroque.

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But especially in the s the balance of power in interpretation was much more heavily weighted in favor of the performers than in later music. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. So far we have two rather different-sounding renditions of the same song. In addition he wrote his first opera in Padua, La morte d’Orfeo.

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A departure from the sheet music is something jazz shared with early baroque music. I am putting one more link way down at the bottom, which I think most people should ignore.

Agostino Agazzari was maestro di cappella at the Seminario Romano, and he may have been one of Landi’s teachers as well.

The singer is an angelic tenor from Naples named Marco Beasley. She seems to feel freer to inhabit the character of the singer, to act it out.

The translation is provided as an aid to musicians and audiences. Sometimes old wine can be placed into new bottles, which I suppose the New Testament would find acceptable. Little bird Little bird You chase your love All the time From beech tree to pine; Spreading the good word You strengthen My lament with your song.

Stefano Landi

It is the score of the song. Landi’s masses, of which there are only two, are in the simple, 16th-century style encouraged and sometimes demanded by the Counter-Reformation.

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Views Read Edit View history. Curiously, Landi’s secular music is more conservative than most of his sacred music, and his first book of madrigalsfor five voices and basso continuois almost augellim in style from many late 16th-century collections, except for the basso continuo part. The opera includes introductory canzonas which function as overtures ; indeed they are the first overtures in the history of opera.

Little bird Little bird You augelllin your love All the time From beech tree to pine; Spreading the good word You strengthen My lament with your song.

Publication of the translation in print or digital formats is expressly forbidden unless permission from ajgellin author has been first obtained and acknowledgement of authorship is duly made.

Augellin Augellin Che’l tuo amor Segui ogn’hor Dal faggio al pin; E spiegando i bei concenti Vai temprando Col tuo canto i miei lamenti. I suppose it could be sung as a solo a cappellabut every recording I have ever heard created a bass part. Publication of the translation in print or digital formats is expressly lani unless permission from the author has been first obtained kandi acknowledgement of authorship is duly made.

The lyrics are typical of the seventeenth century: You can pretty much use whatever instruments you have lying around, and the bass part is usually only sketched, not written out. Starting at about the time of J.

Dances and comic sections mix with serious arias, recitatives, and even a madrigalian lament, for an overall dramatic variety which was extremely effective, as attested by the frequent performances of the opera at the augdllin.

Landi was born in Romethe capital of the Papal States. By far his most famous lando, and one of the most significant operas of the early Baroque, is his setting of the life of fifth-century Saint AlexisIl Sant’Alessio. He is mentioned in the Seminary’s records as being the composer and director of a Carnival pastoral in ; and in his name appears as an organist and a singer, though he was already maestro di cappella at S Maria della Agellin in You can buy the whole wonderful album from Amazon.


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However he uses the Venetian concertato style for some of his motetsas well as his Magnificat and Vespers psalm settings, probably as a result of the years he spent kandi northern Italy.

Sanabras delivers the song that way because she is primarily a popular singer. His experience in Padua and Venice was essential for developing his style, since there he made contact with the work of the progressive Venetian School composers, whose music was generally avoided in conservative Rome.

I know it lwndi modern popular music, which is quite acted out. Of course, a group can have a few more than the basic one or two accompanists and still sound good. Permission will usually be granted so please contact Paul Archer with details of how you wish to make use of the translation. The part of Sant’Alessio himself is extremely high, and was meant to be sung by a castrato. Not only is it the first opera to be written on a historical subject, but it carefully describes the inner life of the saint, and attempts psychological characterization of a type new to opera.

Translations of early music texts. In he joined the Collegio Germanico in Rome as a boy soprano, and he may have studied with Asprilio Pacelli. Landi took minor orders in and began studying at the Seminario Romano in