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Locatelli’s flute sonatas, like those for violin, make considerable demands on the technique of the soloist. Faster movements are, admittedly, of a virtuosic disposition, but the writing is idiomatic and far from dull; there are, furthermore, occasional dance measures though not always identified by name. An Englishman who heard him in wrote “he is so locxtelli of People Learning from him, that He won’t admit a Professed Musician into his Concert”.

Locaatelli 15 December His fine set of 12 sonatas for flute and basso continuo were published as his Op.

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Italian Baroque composers Male violinists People from Bergamo births deaths 18th-century classical composers. Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music. Both works, and especially Op. The musical idiom is predominantly that of the late baroque though there are plenty rlute ‘galant’ gestures, too.


Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. It is believed that his performances made him famous, but almost no source attests to his attaining high virtuosity.

Pietro Antonio Locatelli Composer. His nachlass includes all important writers from Dante on.

Locatelli’s last known stop was in Kassel, where he received the very high payment of 80 reichsthaler after his visit to Charles I, Landgrave of Hesse-Kasselon 7 December Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart1st edition, vol. Der Virtuose und seine Welt.

Most of his concert compositions, including the violin concertos and the capricciwere probably written in this period. Examples of virtuoso works are the Violin Concertos Op. Like Vivaldi he was a renowned violin virtuoso—one of his contemporaries claimed that the expressiveness of his playing would make a canary fall from its perch in ecstasies of pleasure—though as a composer he lacked Vivaldi’s innovative flair. Twelve flute sonatas by a composer noted more for his virtuosic displays on the violin—Locatelli’s own instrument—than for musical substance might, on the face of it seem too much of not such a good thing.


Locatelli gave lpcatelli well-arranged works to different publishers, and he edited and sold the less-arranged works. The aristocratic listeners may have preferred Johann Gottlieb Graun ‘s violin playing to Locatelli’s. The recorded sound is appropriately intimate.

Locatelli flute sonatas

Also available are pictures by Dutch, Italian and French masters. He took great care to achieve flawless editions. Just one year later, in MayLocatelli visited the Prussian court in Berlin.

According to an entry in sonats rich autograph collector’s records, Locatelli was living in Frankfurt on 20 October They were published later in Amsterdam. Perhaps the flute is balanced just a shade too closely but it is a small matter and one of personal preference. The Introduttioni teatrali Op. Locatelli died on 30 March [22] in his house on the Prinsengracht.

Archived from the fkute on 20 December In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Sonata in D, 1st movement. In aristocratic circles he was a recognized, admired and supported virtuoso and locaatelli.