Simultaneous Scarlatti

July 25, 2019

Domenico Scarlatti wrote 555 sonatas for keyboard. I actually listened to them all once; it took about 35 hours. Nowadays we hardly have time for such extravagance. Nowadays, thanks to the time-saving marvels of modern technology, we can listen to all 555 in just under 7 minutes — by listening to them all at the same time.

Don’t give up too early; the best part comes last.

The comments on the video at YouTube are better than average. One person notes that it sounds rather like Ligeti. Ouch.

One Response to “Simultaneous Scarlatti”

  1. blah deblah Says:

    You never let me down, bro.


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