Domenico Scarlatti – Sonatas – Digital Download

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Harpsichordist Nickolai Sheikov makes his recording debut with Musica Omnia in this exciting program of sonatas by the great Italian contemporary of Bach and Handel, Domenico Scarlatti, son of the most famous opera composer of his day, Alessandro, and court musician and composer to the court of his illustrious student, Queen Maria Barbara of Spain, for whom the 555 dazzling, expressive and highly original sonatas were originally composed. The present program displays the full spectrum of Scarlatti’s genius, from expressive and intimate pieces to works displaying the full resources of the most advanced harpsichord techniques of the day.

Composer: Domenico Scarlatti

Performing artists: Nickolai Sheikov

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1 Sonata K. 347 in G minor, Moderato e cantabile
2 Sonata K. 56 in C minor, Allegro con spirito
3 Sonata K. 87 in B minor, (no indication)
4 Sonata K. 211 in A major, Andantino
5 Sonata K. 212 in A major, Allegro molto
6 Sonata K. 206 in E major, Andante
7 Sonata K. 120 in D minor, Allegrissimo
8 Sonata K. 119 in D major, Allegro
9 Sonata K. 215 in E major, Andante
10 Sonata K. 216 in E major, Allegro
11 Sonata K. 175 in A minor, Allegro
12 Sonata K. 208 in A major, Adagio e cantabile
13 Sonata K. 209 in A major, Allegro
14 Sonata K. 462 in F minor, Andante
15 Sonata K. 463 in F minor, Molto allegro


Nickolai Sheikov, harpsichord

Configuration: Digital Download (320 kbps MP3)
Available: March 10, 2015
Recorded: June 15 – 17, 2014
Booklet: 16 page
• 15 of Domenico Scarlatti’s most virtuosic and expressive sonatas. 79 minutes of music.
• Debut recording by one of the finest harpsichordists of the younger generation, Nickolai Sheikov.
• Harpsichord by the venerable Boston firm Hubbard & Broekman.
• Informative booklet articles by Peter Watchorn (producer) and the performer.
• Engineered by Joel Gordon in the superb acoustics of St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, MA.

Domenico Scarlatti – Sonatas – Digital Download was last modified: April 1st, 2015 by Burke Thompson