Keyboard artist David Schrader, a favorite of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, made his solo recording debut with this CD of harpsichord works. Buy Padre Antonio Soler: Fandango by Antonio Soler, Begoña Uriarte, Karl- Hermann Mrongovius from Amazon’s Classical Music Store. Everyday low prices . Antonio Soler, Scott Ross – Padre Soler: Fandango / 9 Sonates – Music.

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Antonio Soler

Introspection Late Night Partying. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. As if all of these duties and musical endeavors were not enough to occupy his waking hours, he also found time to invent a tuning box that he called an afinador or templantewhich used plucked strings to divide the 9: Fandango; Sonats para Clave. The music was first converted to digital format with Antonothen sequenced with Cakewalk Pro and also converted to the mp3 format.

Rubio then subjected the work to a thorough examination and informed me that I was right: U nfortunately, there are very few known portraits of Antonio Soler; though Frederick Marvin has presented a facsimile of the title page from Veni Creator which shows a monk prostrate before an altar and captioned: The instrument used in the recording an 8-foot single-manual harpsichord was built by Paul Y.

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Rodriguez has likened this to flamenco dancers starting oppositely and finally meeting, with an implicit sexual tension expressed in both tempo and rhythm. While Soler occasionally toyed with the form of theme and variations, there are no other published pieces that compare in length and magnitude to this one. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The composer rarely allowed his portrait to be painted, presumably due to modesty; this would be commensurate with his character as a man of humility and simple tastes. Gilber Rowland is also undertaking this magnum opus on the Naxos label. Problems playing these files?

A long day indeed it was for the Hieronymite monks, beginning with office hours at 5AM and progressing through a series of masses, lessons, recitations of the Stations of the Cross, and finishing at midnight with maitines.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Antonio Soler. Certainly, though, the two composers knew each other and respected each other’s work. But the names he chose were less oblique than either of those two, whose references were often based on private jokes and archaic language usage the true meaning of which has been obscured by the passage of time. Return to the Chateau Gris Homepage. The Art of Scott Ross. He died in the monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial ; no portraits of him are known to exist.


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Jazz Band in a Parisian Cabaret. F or those who are unfamiliar with the sonatas, Sonata 21 is recommended as an introduction. The longer Cedille Selects track excerpts are designed to provide a representative overview of the album.

Mallorca Edition Historische Orgeln. This is the numbering scheme used here. Soler stated the principal subject after a page of accompaniment that ends in a double-bar, and thereafter elaborated it at extraordinary length not as a theme and variations, which Rubio and some others have postulated, but rather as a fantasiawith a brief F major section in the middle, before D minor returns.

Of course, the MIDI versions of the sonatas are a pale imitation of performances by professional musicians on real harpsichords; thanks to a growing interest in Soler’s works, there are now numerous excellent CD recordings available. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Fanfango and Privacy Policy.

Similarities, however, include the demand for virtuosic technique, a fondness for syncopations, and a thorough infusion of Spanish folk music. I f Soler did ssoler write the Fandangothen it is unique among all of his harpsichord works.

Though there may be valid reasons to suspect the truth of this theory, still it would be not at all surprising to find that a man of Soler’s wide-ranging interests could compose such a masterpiece. A ll of the MIDI files were created using a SoundBlaster32 sound card with various harpsichord patches stored in RAM; as fandabgo most sound cards for the PC, the factory harpsichord patches sound little like the real instrument.


For other uses, see Antonio Soller. Of all the editions, that of the renowned Soler scholar Padre Samuel Rubio is the most commonly used today, and still the most comprehensive. Soler was a simple man, little interested in court intrigue and passing fads and fancies, and this is reflected in uncomplicated names such as “del Gallo” “of the Rooster” and “de Clarines” “of the trumpeter”. Perhaps Scarlatti benefited from the relationship as much as his student.

Soler took holy orders at the age of 23, and embarked on an extremely busy routine as a Hieronymite in El Escorial, Madrid with hour workdays, in the course of which he produced more than compositions. Soler’s sonatas were cataloged in the early twentieth century by Fr. Soler also composed concertosquintets for organ fandagno stringsmotets[2] masses and pieces for solo organ. Harpsichord Sonatas – Concordance, Dicsography, Miscellaneous.

Views Read Edit View history. By a curious coincidence, both of these composers began their career in the Benedictine monastery at MontserratSpain. Such people claim this right for themselves although they would do better not to practice it. Streams Videos All Posts. Padre Antoio most celebrated works are his keyboard sonataswhich are comparable to those composed by Domenico Scarlatti with whom he may have studied but are more varied in form than those of Scarlatti, with some pieces in three or four movements; Scarlatti’s pieces are in one mostly or two movements.

Fandango for keyboard in D minor, No 146

F rom his title you have deduced that he was a monk a Hieronymite, to be exact antonii, but he was also a priest. The basic question is not when the Fandango in D minor was written, but whether Soler was the composer.

While both Samuel Rubio and Frederick Marvin -the two leading Soler researchers, originally attributed the work to Soler, there has been some question as to the authorship.