it was here that Stamitz, stimulated by the productions of Jommelli
, first surpassed the bounds of common opera overtures [.
We have the vocal fireworks like Leo's incendiary Prendi quel ferro (one of three arias by Leo and Jommelli
getting their premiere recordings) but also moments of intense inwardness and hushed concentration, as in Lascia ch'io pianga from Handel's Rinaldo.
The scope of composers represented in this study is remarkable: Emilio de' Cavalieri, Thomas Crecquillon, Leonardo Leo, and Nicolo Jommelli
are only a few examples.
Larnaca Municipal Theatre will be filled with the sound of opera tomorrow when soprano Margarita Antoniadou and pianist Tudor Scripcariu will present well known arias from famous operas and piano works by Mozart, Liszt, Chopin, Bernstein, Puccini, Strauss, Donizetti, Menotti, Gershwinn, Loewe, Jommelli
Conversando con el espiritu de Niccolo Jommelli
, uno de los mas eminentes compositores italianos y protagonista de su canto cuarto donde Iriarte presenta su defensa de la opera italiana, el poeta excusa la aficion espanola a la zarzuela que combina "discurso hablado" con "frecuentes arias" por ser este genero mas apropiado al gusto espanol:
En Bolonia encontro en el famoso padre Martini (5)--el mismo a quien Niccolo Jommelli
habia pedido lecciones--a un admirador motivado por el mas vivo entusiasmo.
The performance itself was a pastiche of homonymous operas written by Vivaldi, Pergolesi, Paisiello, Jommelli
, Traetta, Hasse, Myslivecek, and Caldara.
They will play Baroque music by Leclair, Handel, Bach, Jommelli
Other settings include: Domenico Sarro (Naples, 1737); Giuseppe Arena (Rome, 1738); Pietro Chiarini (Venice, 1739); Leonardo Leo (Turin, 1740); Francesco Corselli (Madrid, 1744); Gennaro Manna (Naples, 1745); Giovanni Verocai (Wolfenbuttel, 1746); Giovanni Runcher (Venice, 1647); Nicolo Jommelli
(Vienna, 1749); anon.
He was already slated to record the lead role in a Jommelli
opera with Frieder Bernius in Stuttgart in December, and in addition, he was assisting Sellars to direct a semi-staged performance of Bach cantatas in Paris.
Sacred music by Joseph Haydn, Nicolo Jommelli
, Ludwig van Beethoven, as well as two manuscript anthologies of sacred music by Luigi Cherubini (37) can be found in Francesco Viani's library.
As Fabris demonstrates, it is thanks to Selvaggi that a great quantity of autograph manuscripts by such Neapolitan masters as Scarlatti, Pergolesi, Jommelli
, and Porpora are now preserved in the collection of the British Library.