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While both Samuel Rubio solfr Frederick Marvin -the two leading Soler researchers, originally attributed the work to Soler, there has been some question as to the authorship. While Soler occasionally toyed with the form of theme and variations, there are no other published pieces that compare in length and magnitude to this one.
Fandango, R (Soler, Antonio) – IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet Music
Samuel Antnoio and so all have ‘R’ numbers assigned. He died in the monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial ; no portraits of him are known to exist.
Later in life, he was chapel master in Lleida and at the Royal Court in El Escorialin which latter venue he continued his musical studies. And yet there are many stylistic differences as well, such as Soler’s predilection for the musical device known as the “Alberti bass”, a tool seldom used by Scarlatti listen to Sonata 10and refer to the short discussion of the guitar influences in the sonatas. At the time being, however, we can declare the hunt open for the true author.
I hope that you enjoy listening to these sonatas as much as I have enjoyed preparing them, in hopes that they will cast some illumination into the shadows of Scarlatti and restore the music of this unique composer to its proper place in the sun.
The harpsichord used on this recording. Igor Kipnis Solo Recordings Irvin of Glenview, Illinois in Soler’s work bridges late Baroque and early Classical styles. A word on the sonata numbers: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. There are undeniable similarities in their sonatas, other than the obvious fact that they are mostly in the binary sonata form; both composers delighted in wide leaps, frantic crossings of the hands, and scalar passages in double thirds or sixths.
This is only a partial list – there are many more known works, as well as a controversial treatise on harmony the Llave de la Modulacionor “Key to Modulation” and, strangely enough, a mathematically adept treatise on currency exchange rates. One well-known purveyor of recorded music has presented what is in fact an engraving of Fernando Sor as being of Soler; this engraving is presented herein order that the reader be not misled.
Six Centuries Of Spanish Music. You will also find a link to a concordance that cross-references all of the published editions along with the key of each sonata which information, to my knowledge, has never before appeared as a single collectionas well as to a bibliography, discography, and table of editions of the harpsichord sonatas, graphics pages, and errata.
Period scholars early Classical period, of Iberian concentration remain divided about its authenticity, although no one disputes the work’s brilliance or prodigies of invention, given that it lasts minutes, depending on the performing artist.
The “del Gallo” sonata is presented here as Sonata ; the listener may readily perceive the meaning of the reference. The music was first converted to digital format with Finalethen sequenced with Cakewalk Pro and also converted to the mp3 format.
A fandango once attributed to Soler, and probably more often performed than any other work of his, is now thought by some to be of doubtful authorship. T he composers own words give us another rare glimpse of the apparently vivacious and opinionated “inner man” from the Llave de la Modulacion: The basic question is not when the Fandango in D minor was written, but whether Soler was the composer.
T hough he is properly considered a personality of the Age of Enlightment, we might also characterize Antonio Soler as a “Renaissance Man” of many talents – monk, priest, author, mathematician, inventor, innovator, student, teacher, and, of course, composer. Harpsichord Sonatas – Concordance, Dicsography, Miscellaneous. In light of this heavy schedule, it is remarkable that he managed to compose so many musical works.
Album Details Total Time: At this point the notation becomes a steady series of sixteenth notes — a developing frenzy, in effect, during the last four pages — that ends in a clearly defined coda.
Views Read Edit View history. While Scarlatti’s influence on Soler is evident, it is well to note some salient differences in the two composers’ works for keyboard. All of the audio files currently use equal temperament, though they should more properly be heard in historical temperaments like Werckmeister or Valotti.
The Art of Scott Ross. The Infante was a talented student, and many of the harpsichord sonatas were probably composed expressly for him. Such people claim this right for themselves although they would do better not to practice it. Samuel Rubio – ed. Of all the editions, that of the renowned Soler scholar Padre Samuel Rubio is the most commonly used today, and still the sloer comprehensive.
Fandango, R.146 (Soler, Antonio)
Certainly, though, the two composers knew each other and respected each other’s work. By a curious coincidence, both of these composers began their career in the Benedictine fandanvo at MontserratSpain. But flamenco was the taproot, since fandangos could be sung as well as danced.
Una matica de ruda. Perhaps Scarlatti benefited from the relationship as much as his student. Samuel Rubio and Frederick Marvin assigned antomio a catalog number: It has a five-octave range, fanxango sets of unison string, and a buff stop. Mon Coffret Radio Canada.
This led Kirkpatrick to state that: Problems playing these files? P adre Antonio Soler was one of those remarkable historical figures whom we of the twentieth century might find almost unbelievable when regarding what we would call the “output” of his career.