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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The part of Sant’Alessio himself is extremely high, and was meant to be sung by a castrato. 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.

There is some very nice improvisation going on here. 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.

Augellin che’l tuo amor

The video has a fixed camera but I enjoy watching the musicians because they look like they come from the seventeenth century. I am putting one more link way down at the bottom, which I think most people should ignore.

Most likely it was used as part of the festivities for a wedding. This rendition features a lute and a baroque guitar, which seems plausible as a realization of the song at the time it was written, because it is not too elaborate. He was an influential early composer of operaand wrote the earliest opera on a historical subject: For more translations into English of early music texts, go to: His other secular music consists of strophic airs, arias, and other songs for voice and basso continuo.

Landi took minor orders in and began studying at the Seminario Romano in Sant’Alessio was one of the first staged dramatic works successfully to mix both the monodic and polyphonic styles. 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.

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But we can top that. At the initial performance, half of the singers were from the papal choir, and there were several soprano parts sung by other castrati. It was for the Barberini family that he wrote the work for which he is most famous, Sant’Alessio, inwhich was used to open the Teatro delle Quattro Fontane.

The opera includes introductory canzonas which function as overtures ; indeed they are the first overtures in the history of opera. 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.

I know it from modern popular music, which is lansi acted out. Dances and comic sections mix with serious arias, recitatives, and even a madrigalian llandi, for an overall dramatic variety which was extremely effective, as attested by the frequent performances of the opera at the time.

Permission will usually be granted so please contact Paul Archer with details of how you wish to make use of the translation. Sanabras delivers augellkn song that way because she is primarily a popular singer.

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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 singer is an angelic tenor from Naples named Marco Beasley.

It is the score of the song. 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. Landi was born in Romethe capital of the Papal States.

You can pretty much use whatever instruments you have lying around, and the bass part is usually only sketched, not written out. Finally she kisses him, he feels the dawn, and he tells the bird to sing for both its and his delight. 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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Retrieved from ” https: Agostino Agazzari was maestro di cappella at the Seminario Romano, and he may have been one of Landi’s teachers as well. So far we have two rather different-sounding renditions of the same song.


In he had moved to the north of Italy, and published a book of five-voice madrigals at Venice ; apparently he had acquired a post as maestro di cappella at Padua. See the copyright notice below. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The lyrics are below, and I think they repay a little attention. The accompanying orchestra is up-to-date, augellon with the archaic viols and using violinscellosharpslutestheorbosand harpsichords.

You can buy the song from Amazon. In he joined the Collegio Germanico in Rome as a boy soprano, and he may have studied with Asprilio Pacelli. She seems to feel freer to inhabit the character of the singer, to act it out. He is mentioned in the Seminary’s records as being the composer and director of a Carnival pastoral in ; and in his name appears as an organist and a singer, though he was already maestro di cappella at S Maria della Consolazione in You can buy the whole wonderful album from Amazon.

Sometimes old wine can be placed into new bottles, which I suppose the New Testament would find acceptable. This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat After about he began suffering ill-health, and he died at Rome in and was buried at Santa Maria in Vallicella. Views Read Edit View history. Of course, a group can have a few more than augelin basic one or two accompanists and still sound good.

See the copyright notice below. Most of the interspersed comic scenes, however, are anachronistically and hilariously drawn from contemporary life in 17th-century Rome. The lute intro picks up little phrases from the melody, cunningly interspersed with typical ornamental motifs, but the lute and guitar lani energetic and integrated support once the singer begins. A departure from the sheet music is something jazz shared with early baroque music.

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