Correa nel seno amato

Alessandro Scarlatti

Correa nel seno amato

H. 146

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This vibrant cantata is a setting of a poem about a love-lorn shepherd. It is characterized by extravagant imagery and Scarlatti's usual contrapuntal style. It contains both an opening sinfonia and a balletto, or choreographed pantomime, that help to establish the pastoral mood. Orchestral ritornelli separate sections ... read more