Italy

Sonata in D Minor K213 by Domenico Scarlatti

Sonata in D Minor K213 by Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757) Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti was an Italian composer who spent much of his life in the service of the Portuguese and Spanish royal families. He is classified as a Baroque composer chronologically, although his music was influential in the development of the Classical style.

Fantasy by Simone Molinaro

Fantasy by Simone Molinaro (1565-1634) Simone Molinaro was a composer of the late Renaissance in Italy. He was especially renowned for his lute music. In addition to his lute works, Molinaro composed a large amount of sacred choral music, most of which does not survive completely because of missing partbooks. However, some five-voice motets have …

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Galliard 2 by Michelangolo Galile

Galliard 2 by Michelangolo Galile (1575-1631) Michelagnolo Galilei was an Italian composer and lutenist of the late Renaissance and early Baroque eras, active mainly in Bavaria and Poland. He was the son of music theorist and lutenist Vincenzo Galilei, and the younger brother of the renowned astronomer Galileo Galilei.

Saltarello Simone Molinaro

Saltarello by Simone Molinaro (1565-1634) Simone Molinaro was a composer of the late Renaissance in Italy. He was especially renowned for his lute music. In addition to his lute works, Molinaro composed a large amount of sacred choral music, most of which does not survive completely because of missing partbooks. However, some five-voice motets have …

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Opus 11 No 9 by Matteo Carcassi

Opus 11 No 9 by Matteo Carcassi (1792-1853) Matteo Carcassi was a famous Italian guitarist and composer. Carcassi began with the piano, but learned guitar when still a child. He quickly gained a reputation as a virtuoso concert guitarist. Carcassi wrote a method for guitar (op. 59) that remains valuable, relevant and interesting, blending technical …

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Opus 11 No 8 by Matteo Carcassi

Opus 11 No 8 by Matteo Carcassi (1792-1853) Matteo Carcassi was a famous Italian guitarist and composer. Carcassi began with the piano, but learned guitar when still a child. He quickly gained a reputation as a virtuoso concert guitarist. Carcassi wrote a method for guitar (op. 59) that remains valuable, relevant and interesting, blending technical …

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Opus 11 No 7 by Matteo Carcassi

Opus 11 No 7 by Matteo Carcassi (1792-1853) Matteo Carcassi was a famous Italian guitarist and composer. Carcassi began with the piano, but learned guitar when still a child. He quickly gained a reputation as a virtuoso concert guitarist. Carcassi wrote a method for guitar (op. 59) that remains valuable, relevant and interesting, blending technical …

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Opus 11 No 6 by Matteo Carcassi

Opus 11 No 6 by Matteo Carcassi (1792-1853) Matteo Carcassi was a famous Italian guitarist and composer. Carcassi began with the piano, but learned guitar when still a child. He quickly gained a reputation as a virtuoso concert guitarist. Carcassi wrote a method for guitar (op. 59) that remains valuable, relevant and interesting, blending technical …

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Opus 11 No 5 by Matteo Carcassi

Opus 11 No 5 by Matteo Carcassi (1792-1853) Matteo Carcassi was a famous Italian guitarist and composer. Carcassi began with the piano, but learned guitar when still a child. He quickly gained a reputation as a virtuoso concert guitarist. Carcassi wrote a method for guitar (op. 59) that remains valuable, relevant and interesting, blending technical …

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Opus 11 No 4 by Matteo Carcassi

Opus 11 No 4 by Matteo Carcassi (1792-1853) Matteo Carcassi was a famous Italian guitarist and composer. Carcassi began with the piano, but learned guitar when still a child. He quickly gained a reputation as a virtuoso concert guitarist. Carcassi wrote a method for guitar (op. 59) that remains valuable, relevant and interesting, blending technical …

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