Pietro Locatelli, Jed Wentz, Musica ad Rhenum – Locatelli: Flute Sonatas – Complete – Music. Locatelli: 12 Flute Sonatas, Op By Pietro Locatelli, Anthony Pleeth, Stephen Preston, Christopher Hogwood. • 12 songs. Play on Spotify. 1. Sonata No.1 . Locatelli: Flute Sonatas, Op. 2. Tactus: TC Buy CD or download online. Il Ruggiero.

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Retrieved from ” https: As we might expect, the bulk of Locatelli’s music consists of sonatas and concertos for his own instrument, the violin.

Both works, and especially Sonqtas. The recording is clear and effectively resonant. All these things, as well as his instruments and much more, were auctioned in August The attractive Sonata No. Locatelli began studying in Rome in autumnprobably under Antonio Montanari or Giuseppe Valentini and perhaps for a short time under Arcangelo Corelliwho died in January Since then the set has been as much out donatas the catalogue as in so, for that reason, for the absence of any rival version and for its excellence this reissue is thrice welcome.

This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat The aristocratic listeners may have preferred Johann Gottlieb Graun ‘s violin playing to Locatelli’s. This eloquent piece is for me the crowning glory of the set, also perhaps on account of listening to my amateur flautist father practising it night after night when I was a nipper. 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 Preston, himself plays an early flue instrument, drawing from it a warm and pleasingly rounded tone.


One of these is a Locahelli Sonata No.

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According to an entry in a rich autograph collector’s records, Locatelli was living in Frankfurt on 20 October A library with over a thousand documents locztelli Locatelli’s interest in literature and science.

Locatelli’s virtuosity is reflected in the Capricci through locqtelli use of high registers, double stoppingchords and arpeggios with wide fingering and overextension of the left hand, harmonicstrills in two-part passages Trillo del Diavolodouble trills, varied bow types and variable bowings.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Pietro Antonio Locatelli. 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.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. It was his only collection specifically for flute though a further set of six sonatas for two violins or two flutes Op. The organist Jacob Wilhelm Lustig stated in that Locatelli had astonished his listeners with hugely difficult passages while scraping at his violin.

Here and throughout, the flute playing is lightly and sympathetically supported by a first-rate continuo group. Bach—notable examples occur in the second movement of the Sonata No. He published his Opp.

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Little is known about Locatelli’s childhood. Some rich music lovers, who would play as amateurs with Locatelli, helped him to become affluent. Locatelli’s flute sonatas, like those for locatlli, make considerable demands on the technique of the soloist. Sonata in D, 1st movement.


Locatelli: Flute Sonatas, Op. 2

Examples of virtuoso works are the Violin Concertos Op. If you are a library, university or other organisation that would be interested in an institutional subscription to Gramophone please click here for further information. Lcoatelli to main content.

On 26 Junethe “foreign virtuoso Locatelli” was paid twelve double golden guilder by the elector’s director of music.

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Locatelli’s preferred sonata layout is slow-fast-slow-fast consisting mainly of binary movements; but there are exceptions to the general rule such as the G major Sonata which is in three movements. Locatelli died on 30 March [22] in his house on the Prinsengracht. Retrieved 15 December Italian Baroque composers Male violinists People from Bergamo births deaths 18th-century classical composers. No one, to the best of my knowledge, has committed these 12 sonatas to disc since Stephen Preston recorded them for L’Oiseau-Lyre in Locatelli, a younger Italian contemporary of Vivaldi, settled in Amsterdam during the late s.

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