Neapolitan Keyboard Music / Stefano Innocenti
This new recording brings together an astonishing range of keyboard music written by known and unknown masters: Trabaci, De Macque, Valente, Rodio, Storace, Strozzi, Alessandro and Domenico Scarlatti. The music is of a high level of virtuosity and invention, Italian cantilenas, rich ornamentation and instrumental brilliance go hand in hand.
Played on harpsichord and organ by Stefano Innocenti, who did extensive research into this fascinating part of music history, a true scholar, and an excellent soloist.
Booklet notes by the artist, texts on the composers, the music and the historic instruments used.
Contains notes on the pieces in English and Italian.
Contains notes on the artist.
Contains notes on the instruments used in the recording.
Recorded in 2013 in Parma (harpsichord) and at the Auditorium Giani Casa d’Organi, Corte de’ Frati, Cremona (organ), Italy.
Catalog Number: BRI94992
Label: Brilliant Classics
Composer: Alessandro Scarlatti, Antonio Valente, Ascanio Mayone, Bernardo Storace, Domenico Scarlatti, Giovanni de Macque, Giovanni Maria Trabaci, Giovanni Salvatore, Gregorio Strozzi, Rocco Rodio
Performer: Stefano Innocenti