The Genius of Scarlatti

Submitted by Cailean on Tue, 12/13/2016 - 22:50

Domenico Scarlatti was a keyboard composer born in the same year as JS Bach and Handel - what a year for keyboard music!!

This series of short YouTube videos looks at characteristics of what makes Scarlatti so wonderful, and give useful insights into how we ought to approach his keyboard sonatas - which are numbered in the 100s!

The sound of Spanish music gives unique bite, colour and sound to Scarlatti's music