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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I suppose it could be sung as a solo a cappellabut every recording I have ever heard created a bass part.

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. She seems to feel freer to inhabit the character of the singer, to act it out.

The opera includes introductory canzonas akgellin function as overtures ; indeed they are the first overtures in the history of 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. You can pretty much use whatever instruments you have lying around, and the bass part is usually only sketched, not written out.

The translation is provided lanndi an aid to musicians and audiences.

However he uses the Venetian concertato style ahgellin some of his motetsas well as his Magnificat and Vespers psalm settings, probably as a result of the years he spent in northern Italy. An interesting thing about the song is that it has no bass part written out at all, not even sketched. Here is a beautiful version of the song, performed by the Russian group Canto Augelli. At the initial performance, half of the singers were from the papal choir, and there were several soprano parts sung by other castrati.


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 part.

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


For more translations into English of early music texts, go to: Starting at about the time of J. Views Read Edit View history. Landi took minor orders in and began studying at the Seminario Romano in 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. Landi was born in Romethe capital of the Papal States. 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.

See the copyright notice below. The lyrics are below, and I think they repay a little attention. There is some very nice improvisation going on here.

Sometimes old wine can be placed into new bottles, which I suppose the New Testament would find acceptable. His other secular music consists of strophic airs, arias, and other songs for voice and basso continuo.


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. 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. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Permission will usually be granted so please contact Paul Archer with details of how you wish to make use of the translation. After about he began suffering ill-health, and he died at Rome in and was buried at Santa Maria in Vallicella.

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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. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. 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.

And I hope you found a new song for your listening joy, too!

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Sanabras delivers the song that way because she is primarily a popular singer. This rendition features a lute and a baroque guitar, which seems plausible as a augllin of the song at the time it was written, because it is not too elaborate. This is in the nature of a toy, rather than a thing of beauty, however.

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