The Keyboard Virtuoso
Virtuosic and imaginative. Renowned for his keyboard sonatas, showcasing his inventive and daring musical style.
I have never thought of writing for reputation and honor. What I have in my heart must come out; that is the reason why I compose.
Domenico Scarlatti was an Italian composer and harpsichordist. His keyboard sonatas exhibit a wide range of emotions, dazzling virtuosity, and harmonic adventurousness. Scarlatti's sonatas are considered some of the finest examples of Baroque keyboard music.
Keyboard Sonatas, "La Folia," "Sonata in D minor"
July 23, 1757
October 26, 1685