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.
|Published (Last):||11 August 2005|
|PDF File Size:||2.5 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||15.67 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Sant’Alessio was one of the first staged dramatic works successfully to mix both the monodic and polyphonic styles.
Publication of the translation in print or digital formats is expressly forbidden unless permission augdllin the author has been first obtained and acknowledgement of authorship is duly made. Of course, a group can have a few more than the basic one or two accompanists and still sound good.
It is the score of the lansi. I am putting one more link way down at the bottom, which I think most people should ignore.
Stefano Landi – Wikipedia
Views Read Edit View history. Publication of the translation in print or digital formats is expressly forbidden unless permission from the author has been first obtained and acknowledgement of authorship is duly made. 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 time.
The lyrics are below, and I think they repay a little attention. Little bird Little bird You chase your love All the qugellin From beech tree to pine; Spreading the good word You strengthen My lament with your song. By far his most famous composition, and one augellon the most significant operas of the early Baroque, is his setting of the landu of fifth-century Saint AlexisIl Sant’Alessio.
You can buy the song from Amazon. In addition he wrote his first opera in Padua, La morte d’Orfeo.
I know it from modern popular music, which is quite acted out. Sometimes old wine can be placed into new bottles, which I suppose the New Testament would find acceptable. After about he began suffering ill-health, and he died at Rome in and was buried at Santa Maria in Vallicella. Landi’s masses, of which there are only two, are in the simple, 16th-century style encouraged and sometimes demanded by the Counter-Reformation.
Finally she kisses him, he feels the dawn, and he tells the bird to sing for both its and his delight. 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. In Landi returned to Rome, where he spent the rest of his life, where his patrons included successively the Borghese family, Cardinal Maurizio of Savoyand the Barberini family, who aguellin to be his major employers throughout the late s and s, though he joined the papal choir in on half-salary.
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. The video has a fixed camera but I enjoy watching the musicians because they look like they come from the lanid century.
Most likely it was used as part of the festivities for a wedding.
Starting at about the time of J. He was an influential early composer of operaand wrote the earliest opera on a historical subject: The opera includes introductory canzonas which function as overtures ; indeed they are the first overtures in the history of opera.
And I hope you found a new song for your listening joy, too! 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. 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.
Throughout this period he was compositionally prolific, writing massesariasand responsoriesmostly in the seconda pratica style of the early Baroque, a decision which was controversial with some of the more conservative musicians, who thought the prima pratica — the style of Palestrina — more appropriate for sacred music. 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 indistinguishable in style from many late 16th-century collections, except for the basso continuo part.
See the copyright notice below. Retrieved from ” https: For more translations into English of early music texts, go to: Landi took minor orders in and began studying at the Seminario Romano in An interesting thing about the song is that it has no bass part written out at all, not even sketched.
The singer is an angelic tenor from Naples named Marco Beasley.
One of the things I love most about early baroque music as compared to most later classical music is that it can be realized in so many ways. The translation is provided as an aid to musicians and audiences. You can buy the whole wonderful album from Amazon. In general, I like the stresses and dynamics of her singing best. Translations of early music texts. There is some very nice improvisation going on lsndi. Here is a beautiful version of the song, performed by the Russian group Canto Vivo.
This is in the nature of a toy, rather than a thing of beauty, however. Next up is a version by a jazz group led by Francesco Turrisi. His other secular music consists of strophic augeolin, arias, lqndi other songs for voice and basso continuo. 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. Augellin Augellin Che’l tuo amor Segui ogn’hor Dal faggio al pin; E spiegando i bei concenti Vai temprando Col augwllin canto i miei lamenti.