Keyboard artist David Schrader, a favorite of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, made his solo recording debut with this CD of harpsichord works. Buy Padre Antonio Soler: Fandango by Antonio Soler, BegoƱa Uriarte, Karl- Hermann Mrongovius from Amazon’s Classical Music Store. Everyday low prices . Antonio Soler, Scott Ross – Padre Soler: Fandango / 9 Sonates – Music.

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Return to the Chateau Gris Homepage. Rodriguez has likened this to flamenco dancers starting oppositely and finally meeting, with an implicit sexual tension expressed in both tempo and rhythm. Other Links sooer Interest. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully.

Album Details Total Time: Harpsichord Sonatas – Concordance, Dicsography, Miscellaneous. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. It has a five-octave range, two sets of unison string, and a buff stop. This is candango 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.

Beyond this we enter into the realm of speculation. He is best known for his many mostly one-movement keyboard sonatas strongly influenced by Domenico Scarlattiwhich constitute a very important, quite underrated, contribution to the harpsichordfortepiano and organ repertoire.

There are undeniable similarities in their sonatas, other than the obvious fact that they are mostly anonio the binary sonata form; both composers delighted in wide leaps, frantic crossings of the hands, and scalar passages in double thirds or sixths.

Though there may be valid reasons to suspect the truth of this theory, still it would be not at all surprising to find that a man of Soler’s wide-ranging interests could compose such a masterpiece.


Igor Kipnis Solo Recordings T he most distinguishing, and to some surprising, attributes of Soler’s sonatas are a delightfully uninhibited playfulness and an unabashed exuberance, which itself tells us much more about the man himself than all of the musicological research that has been done. W hich leads us to the music itself.

Antonio Soler – Wikipedia

The acciaccatura was another device where the two differed in usage, frequently used by Scarlatti but rarely used by Soler. Six Centuries Of Spanish Music. Photo by Andrew Halpern Notes: By a curious coincidence, both of these composers began their career in the Benedictine monastery at MontserratSpain. Spanish Baroque composers births deaths Classical-period composers Catalan composers Spanish male classical composers Spanish classical composers Composers for pipe organ Composers for harpsichord People from Olot Spanish music theorists Spanish Roman Catholic priests Hieronymites 18th-century classical composers 18th-century Roman Catholic priests.

Period scholars early Classical period, of Fahdango 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. Rubio then subjected the work to a thorough examination and informed me fnadango I was right: 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.

Fandango for keyboard in D minor, No 146

Concertos for 2 Organs; Sonatas; Fandango. The instrument used in the recording an 8-foot single-manual harpsichord was built fancango Paul Y. A word on the sonata numbers: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Soler was a simple man, little interested in court intrigue and passing fads and fancies, and this is reflected in antonip names such as “del Gallo” “of the Rooster” and “de Clarines” “of the trumpeter”. Inwhen he was six, he entered the Escolania of the Monastery of Montserrat where he studied music with the resident maestro Benito Esteve and organist Benito Valls.


Infurthermore, Anthony Tudor choreographed a ballet to the music that entered the American Ballet Theatre repertoire two decades later. The virtual craze subsided in time, but not the power of a work that obeys the basic rules of a quick-moving, minor-key folk dance in antonioo, with alternating measures of tonic and dominant harmony in the bass line, above which the melody is elaborated.

Fandango, R.146 (Soler, Antonio)

Details for these CD’s and many others may be found in the linked Soler discography. Soler’s sonatas were cataloged in the early twentieth century by Fr. Fandango; Sonats para Clave. A long day indeed it was for the Hieronymite monks, beginning with office hours at 5AM and progressing through a series of masses, fandano, recitations of the Stations of the Cross, and finishing at midnight with maitines.

A fandango once attributed to Sole, and probably more often performed than any other work of his, is now thought by some to be of doubtful authorship. The Medici Harpsichord Book.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He died in the monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial ; no portraits of him are known to exist. The basic question is not when the Fandango in D minor was written, but whether Soler was the composer.

One is accustomed to finding frolicking roseate cherubs, not to mention languorous saints, in eighteenth-century churches, but this for the Escorial is almost as if the College of Cardinals were to break into a jig! Mallorca Edition Historische Orgeln.