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Jazz Latin New Age. The Medici Harpsichord Book. P adre Antonio Soler was one of those remarkable historical figures whom we of the twentieth century might find almost unbelievable when regarding what we would call the “output” of his career.

Soler also antpnio concertosquintets for organ and stringsmotets[2] masses and pieces for solo organ. And yet, to this ear at least, you can often catch glimpses of the nascent style galant and of a young Mozart listen particularly to Sonata 40as well as to Sonata 41 and Sonata 94a.

Fandango for keyboard in D minor, No 146

Album Details Total Time: Fandango; Sonats para Clave. But Rubio stated in his catalog that “we doubt seriously the paternity of Soler ,” citing as evidence “a substantially identical ostinato” by another albeit obscure composer, “in a Fandango with variations for the fortepiano.

Gilber Rowland is also undertaking this magnum opus on the Naxos label. The basic question is not when the Fandango in D minor was written, but whether Soler was the composer. While Scarlatti’s influence on Soler is evident, it is well to note some salient differences in the two composers’ works for keyboard. In his life he produced: R ubio’s promised revelations have, sadly, never come to light. The composer rarely allowed his portrait to be painted, presumably due to modesty; this would be commensurate with his character as a man of humility and simple tastes.

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A fandango once attributed to Soler, and probably more often performed than any other work of his, is now thought by some to be of doubtful authorship. Mallorca Edition Historische Orgeln. Streams Videos All Posts.


Inhe was simultaneously appointed organist and subdeacon at the Cathedral of La Seu d’Urgell. 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.

So Soler was a composer who drew from many sources, and became in turn a source for others. The “del Gallo” sonata is presented here as Sonata ; the listener may readily perceive the meaning of the reference. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Samuel Rubio and so all have ‘R’ numbers assigned. W hich leads us to the music itself. As if all of these duties and musical endeavors were not enough to occupy his waking hours, he also found time to invent a tuning box that he called an afinador or templantewhich used plucked strings to divide the 9: Introspection Late Night Partying.

The harpsichord used on this recording.

Fandango, R (Soler, Antonio) – IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet Music

Mon Coffret Radio Canada. Pianist Santiago Rodriguezwho has played the work often as well as recorded it, remembers that it sounded “vaguely familiar” when he first studied the music — “a walking bass, similar to a street musician’s, simple without being provocative. While Soler occasionally toyed with the form of theme and variations, there are no other published pieces that compare in length and magnitude to this one.

Bill Maylone Front Cover: Rodriguez has likened this to flamenco dancers starting oppositely and finally meeting, with an implicit sexual tension expressed in both tempo and rhythm. While both Samuel Rubio and Frederick Marvin -the two leading Soler researchers, originally attributed the work to Soler, there has been some question as to the authorship. But flamenco was the taproot, since fandangos could be sung as well as danced. Links to other sites of interest are also shown.

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Soler’s sonatas were cataloged in the early twentieth century by Fr. This is only 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. Irvin of Glenview, Illinois in T he composers own words give us another rare glimpse of the apparently vivacious and opinionated “inner man” from the Llave de la Modulacion: So one might, with some degree of legitimacy, state that this innovative monastic was one of the earliest microtonalists.

This is the numbering scheme used here. What Soler may have done was borrow or adapt an existing bass line. And yet there are many stylistic differences as well, such as Soler’s predilection for the musical device known as the “Alberti bass”, a tool seldom used by Scarlatti listen to Sonata 10and refer to the short discussion of the guitar influences in the sonatas.

Soler took holy orders at the age of 23, and embarked on an extremely busy routine as a Hieronymite in El Escorial, Madrid with hour workdays, in the course of which he produced more than compositions.

AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. I have transmogrified a selection of Soler’s harpsichord sonatas for the MIDI and mp3 formats, and you can hear them by selecting from the audio files and sheet music page. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. At this point the notation becomes a steady series of sixteenth notes — a developing frenzy, in effect, during the last four pages — that ends in a clearly defined coda.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. He died in the monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial ; no portraits of him are known to exist. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.