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Scarlatti, D.: Keyboard Sonatas, Vol. 3

Giuseppe Greco, Piano

2021 ‐ 69:55
Original Audio at 88.2 kHz * 24 bits


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Keyboard Sonatas, Vol. 3 [19]

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Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757) is one of the most original italian composers of the first half of the eighteenth century.
Born in Naples the same year as two other icons, Johann Sebastian Bach and George Frideric Handel, Scarlatti's enormous output includes 555 surviving keyboard sonatas, and can be considered an encyclopedia of literature of all time for its vastness, invention, and variety of writing.
Only a fraction of Scarlatti's compositions were published during his lifetime: in 1738, Scarlatti oversaw the publication of 30 of his works, which he titled “Essercizi” (Exercises). Scarlatti's keyboard sonatas are single movements, mostly in binary form, and some in early sonata form, and mostly written for the harpsichord or the earliest pianofortes (only four for organ). Some of them display great audacity in the way dissonances and unconventional modulations to remote keys are used.
This album is part of a recording series, a growing project, created by our label and involving fifteen young pianists from all over the world.
"Listening to Giuseppe Greco in live performances, I found his sound to be warm and full. His technical brilliance is not superficial, but always serving the music’s expression and meaning." -Bruno Canino
The recording was made using a couple of Sennheiser microphones (8000 series) and Prism Sound pres/converters.


OnClassical - OC21130B
Scarlatti, D.: Keyboard Sonatas, Vol. 3
Giuseppe Greco, Piano

Production No.: 320 / 2021
Catalog: OC21130B
EAN / UPC: 0/634065039257
No. album(s): 1

Recorded at Saletta acustica 'Eric James', Pove del Grappa, 2021

An OnClassical production, © 2021

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