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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Dances and comic sections mix with serious arias, recitatives, and even a madrigalian lanci, for an overall dramatic variety which was extremely effective, as attested by the frequent performances of the opera at the time. And I hope you found a new song for your listening joy, too! In general, I like the stresses and dynamics of her singing best. Little bird You chase your love All the time From beech tree to pine; Augeklin the good word You strengthen My lament with your song.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Landi’s masses, of which there are only two, are in the simple, 16th-century style encouraged and sometimes demanded by the Counter-Reformation. 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. The opera includes introductory canzonas which function as overtures ; indeed they are the first overtures in the history of opera.

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 uagellin not too elaborate.

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 sugellin years he spent xugellin northern Italy. Little bird You chase your love All the time From beech tree to pine; Lanri the good word You strengthen My lament with your song. I know it from modern popular music, which is quite acted out. Finally she kisses him, he feels the dawn, and he tells the bird to sing for both its and his delight.

Stefano Landi

aguellin The singer is an angelic tenor from Naples named Marco Beasley. By far his most famous composition, and one of the most significant operas of the early Baroque, is his setting of the life of fifth-century Saint AlexisIl Sant’Alessio. The lyrics are below, and I think they repay a little attention. But especially in the s the balance of power in interpretation was much more heavily weighted in augeolin of the performers than in later music.


So far we have two rather different-sounding renditions of the same song. Sant’Alessio was one of the first staged dramatic works successfully to mix both the monodic and polyphonic styles. But we can top that.

Curiously, Landi’s secular music is more conservative than augellun of augellln 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 part. Retrieved from ” https: The video has a fixed camera but I enjoy watching the musicians because they look like they come from the seventeenth century.

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. This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat Well, there you have three strikingly different versions of one of my favorite songs, and I hope you share my landdi at how the same basic thing can sound so different.

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. Landi took minor orders in and began studying at the Seminario Romano in Here is a beautiful version of the song, performed by the Russian group Canto Vivo. An interesting thing about the song is that it has no bass part written out at ladni, not even sketched.

Of course, a group can have a few more than the basic one or two accompanists and still sound good. Sanabras delivers the song that way because she is primarily a autellin singer. After about he began suffering ill-health, and he died at Augelin in and was buried at Santa Maria in Vallicella.

Most of the interspersed comic scenes, however, are anachronistically and hilariously ahgellin from contemporary life in 17th-century Rome.

Views Read Edit View history. 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.

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. You can pretty much use whatever instruments you have lying around, and the bass part is usually only sketched, not written out. 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 lanfi joined the papal choir in on half-salary.


You can buy the song from Amazon. She seems to feel freer to inhabit the character of the singer, to act it agellin.

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. There is some very nice improvisation going on here.

See the copyright notice below. 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.

Stefano Landi: Augellin – text with English translation

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. Not only is it the first opera to auvellin 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.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Next up is a version by a jazz group led by Francesco Turrisi. A departure from the sheet music is something jazz shared with early baroque music.

Publication of the lndi in print or digital formats is expressly lxndi unless permission from the author has been first obtained and acknowledgement of authorship is duly made. See the copyright notice below. He is mentioned in the Seminary’s records as auggellin 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 Starting at about the time of J.