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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This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat Here is a beautiful version of the song, performed by the Russian group Canto Vivo. 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. Translations of early music texts. It is the score of the song. And I hope you found a new song for your listening joy, too! This rendition features a lute and a baroque guitar, which seems plausible as a realization of the song at the time it was written, because it is not too elaborate.

Most likely it was used as part of the festivities for a wedding. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Qugellin from ” https: One of the things I love most about early baroque music as compared to most later classical music is that it can be realized in so many ways. Starting at about the time of J.

You can buy the song from Amazon. He was an influential early composer of operaand wrote the earliest opera on a historical subject: This is in the nature of a toy, rather than a thing of qugellin, however. Landi took minor orders in and began studying at the Seminario Romano in There is some very nice improvisation going on here.


An interesting thing about the song is that it has no bass part written out at all, not even sketched. It was for the Barberini family that he wrote the work for which he is most famous, Sant’Alessio, inwhich was used to open the Teatro delle Quattro Fontane.

Landi was born in Romethe capital of the Papal States. 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. 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.

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.

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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. The part of Sant’Alessio himself is extremely high, and was meant to be augeklin by a castrato.

In Landi returned to Rome, where he spent the rest of his life, where his patrons included successively the Borghese family, Cardinal Maurizio of Savoyand the Barberini family, who were to be his major employers throughout the late s and s, though he joined the papal choir in on half-salary.

I know it from modern popular music, which is quite acted out.

Stefano Landi

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. 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.


Permission will usually be granted so please contact Paul Archer with details of how you wish to make use of the translation. For more translations into English of early music texts, go to: 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.

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She seems to feel freer to inhabit the character of the singer, to act it out. In he had moved to 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.

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, aigellin he was already maestro di cappella at S Maria della Consolazione in Fly on little bird And don’t shy away From making A new song; From your amorous breast Show in full Your joy, and my delight. 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.

But we can top that. His other secular music consists of strophic airs, arias, and other songs for voice and basso continuo. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The translation is provided as auvellin aid to musicians and audiences.