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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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. 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.
The lyrics are typical of the seventeenth century: Permission will usually be granted so please contact Paul Archer with details of how you wish to make use of the translation. 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.
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. Of course, a group can have a few more than the basic one or two accompanists and still sound good.
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. Landi took minor orders in and began studying at the Seminario Romano in Starting at about the time of J. But especially in the s the balance of power in interpretation was much more heavily weighted in favor of the performers than in later music. This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat Dances and comic sections mix with serious arias, recitatives, and even a madrigalian lament, for an overall dramatic variety which was extremely effective, as attested by the frequent performances of the opera at the time.
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. I suppose it could be sung as a solo a cappellabut every recording I have ever heard created a bass part.
The translation is provided as an aid to musicians and audiences. So far we have two rather different-sounding renditions of the same aufellin. Curiously, Landi’s secular music is more conservative than most of his sacred music, and his first book of madrigalsfor five voices and basso continuois almost indistinguishable in style from many late 16th-century collections, except for the basso continuo agellin. 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.
But we can top that. In general, I like the stresses and dynamics of her singing best. 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 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Views Read Edit View history. Finally she kisses him, he feels the dawn, and he tells the bird to sing for both its and his delight. In he joined the Collegio Germanico augeplin Rome as a boy soprano, and he may have studied with Asprilio Pacelli.
The lute intro picks up little phrases from the melody, cunningly interspersed with typical ornamental motifs, but the lute and guitar provide energetic and integrated support once the singer begins. I am putting one more link way down at the bottom, which I think most people should ignore. Landi’s masses, of which there are only two, are in the simple, 16th-century style encouraged and sometimes demanded by the Counter-Reformation. Sometimes old wine can be placed into new bottles, which I suppose the New Testament would find acceptable.
Augellin Augellin Che’l tuo amor Segui ogn’hor Dal faggio al pin; E spiegando i bei concenti Vai temprando Col tuo canto i miei lamenti.
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In he had moved lndi 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.
Here is a beautiful version of the song, performed by the Russian group Canto Vivo. Well, there you have three strikingly different versions of one of my favorite songs, and I hope you share my wonder at how the same basic thing can sound so different. The lyrics are below, and I think they repay a little attention. You can pretty much use whatever instruments you have lying around, and the bass part is usually only sketched, not written out. An interesting thing about the song is that it has no bass part written out at all, not even sketched.
The singer is an angelic tenor from Naples named Marco Beasley.
Throughout this period he was compositionally prolific, writing massesariasand responsoriesmostly in the seconda pratica style of the early Baroque, a decision which was controversial with some of the more conservative musicians, who thought the prima pratica — the style of Palestrina — more appropriate for sacred music.
See the copyright notice below. The accompanying orchestra is up-to-date, dispensing with the archaic viols and using violinscellosharpslutestheorbosand harpsichords. The video has a fixed camera but I enjoy watching the musicians because they look like they come from the seventeenth century.
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. This is in the nature of a toy, rather than a thing of beauty, however. She seems to feel freer to inhabit the character of the singer, to act it out. Sanabras delivers the song that way because she is primarily a popular singer. The translation is provided as an aid to musicians and audiences.
It is the score of the song. Landi was born in Romethe capital of the Papal States.