alessandro scarlatti

Scarlatti

[skahr-lah-tee; Italian skahr-laht-tee]
noun
1.
Alessandro [ah-luh-sahn-droh; Italian ah-les-sahn-draw] , 1659–1725, Italian composer.
2.
his son Domenico [duh-men-i-koh; Italian daw-me-nee-kaw] 1685–1757, Italian harpsichordist, organist, and composer.
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Scarlatti (skɑːˈlætɪ)
 
n
1.  Alessandro (alesˈsandro). ?1659--1725, Italian composer; regarded as the founder of modern opera
2.  his son, (Giuseppe) Domenico (doˈmeːniko). 1685--1757, Italian composer and harpsichordist, in Portugal and Spain from 1720. He wrote over 550 single-movement sonatas for harpsichord, many of them exercises in virtuoso technique

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