Canal March

The Passions of the Soul: Jealousy

Ensemble Arte Musica. Damiana Pinti, soprano

Works by L. Rossi, G. Frescobaldi, A. Cesti, G. G. Kapsperger, A. Scarlatti, and A. Stradella

Jealousy (“gelosia”, in Italian) has given rise to an endless number of compositions. The desperation of the jealous individual is clearly reflected in the arias of Scarlatti, Rossi and Stradella, musical creations expressing the madness of those who delude themselves.

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