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.

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He was an influential early composer of operaand wrote the earliest opera on a historical subject: See the copyright notice below. Next up is a version by a jazz group led by Francesco Turrisi. You can buy the whole wonderful album from Amazon. There is some very nice improvisation going on here. The video has a fixed camera but I enjoy watching the musicians because they look like they come from the seventeenth century. Finally she kisses him, he feels the dawn, and he tells the bird to sing for both its and his delight.

Stefano Landi

Of course, a group can have a few more than the auggellin one or two accompanists and still sound good. By far his most famous composition, and one of the most significant operas of the early Baroque, is his setting of the life of fifth-century Saint AlexisIl Sant’Alessio.

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However he uses the Venetian concertato style for some of his motetsas well as his Magnificat and Vespers psalm settings, probably as a result of the years he spent in northern Italy.


The part of Sant’Alessio himself is extremely high, and was meant to be sung by a castrato. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This is in the nature of augeliln toy, rather than a thing of beauty, however.

The translation is provided as an aid to musicians and audiences. Landi’s masses, of which there are lajdi two, are in the simple, 16th-century style encouraged and sometimes demanded by the Counter-Reformation.

Landi was born in Romethe capital of the Papal States.

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 Che’l tuo amor Segui ogn’hor Dal faggio al pin; E spiegando i bei concenti Vai temprando Col tuo canto i miei lamenti.

Augellin che’l tuo amor sheet music download free in PDF or MIDI

The lyrics are below, and I think they repay a little attention. The translation is provided as an aid to musicians and audiences. This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat Most of the interspersed comic scenes, however, are anachronistically and hilariously drawn from contemporary life in 17th-century Rome. In he joined the Collegio Germanico in Rome as a boy soprano, and he may have studied with Asprilio Pacelli.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The opera includes introductory canzonas which lxndi as overtures ; indeed they are the first overtures in the history of opera. Using the metronome icon, you can change the tempo.

Stefano Landi – “Augellin” – L’Arpeggiata, Marco Beasley Chords – Chordify

Most likely it was used as part of wugellin festivities for a wedding. She seems to feel freer to inhabit the character of the singer, to act it out. At the initial performance, half of the singers were from the papal choir, and there were several soprano parts sung by other castrati. 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 were to be his major employers throughout the late s and s, though he joined the papal choir in on half-salary.


The lyrics are typical of the seventeenth century: Here is a beautiful version of the song, performed by the Russian group Canto Vivo. See the copyright notice below. 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.

And I hope you found a new song for your listening joy, too! His experience in Padua and Venice was essential for developing his style, since there he made contact with the work of the progressive Venetian School composers, whose music was generally avoided in conservative Rome. 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.

The accompanying orchestra is up-to-date, dispensing with the archaic viols and using violinscellosharpslutestheorbosand harpsichords.

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