A·les·san·dro [ah-luh-sahn-droh; Italian ah-les-sahn-draw], /ˌɑ ləˈsɑn droʊ; Italian ˌɑ lɛsˈsɑn drɔ/, 1659–1725, Italian composer.
his son Do·me·ni·co [duh-men-i-koh; Italian daw-me-nee-kaw], /dəˈmɛn ɪˌkoʊ; Italian dɔˈmɛ niˌkɔ/, 1685–1757, Italian harpsichordist, organist, and composer.
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How to use Scarlatti in a sentence
One took his fancy, he had been fond of music and not unskilled; this was a piece of Scarlatti, showy, foreign.The Rake's Progress | Marjorie Bowen
And now a word or two respecting Scarlatti's method of development.
The influence of Scarlatti both in letter and spirit is strongly felt.
The pleasing Allegro which follows shows the influence of Scarlatti-Handel.
The plaintive Trio and the Scarlatti-like Finale are attractive.
British Dictionary definitions for Scarlatti
Alessandro (alesˈsandro). ?1659–1725, Italian composer; regarded as the founder of modern opera
his son, (Giuseppe) Domenico (doˈmeːniko). 1685–1757, Italian composer and harpsichordist, in Portugal and Spain from 1720. He wrote over 550 single-movement sonatas for harpsichord, many of them exercises in virtuoso technique
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