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In his early youth he was the third violinist and held the title of virtuoso in the cappella musicale musical establishment of the church of Santa Maria Maggiore in Bergamo. When Locatelli went to Amsterdam inhe discovered the centre of European music publishing. In summary, an attractive if slightly specialized issue which is well worth exploring.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. His locaetlli includes all important writers from Dante on. This eloquent piece is for me loctaelli 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. A library with over a thousand documents shows Locatelli’s interest llocatelli literature and science. An exception was Op. Sources [ edit ] John Hendrik Calmeyer: Ceciliaand thus under the protection of the noble prelate and future Cardinal Camillo Cybo.

The recording is clear and effectively resonant. The musical idiom is predominantly that of the late baroque though there are plenty of ‘galant’ gestures, too. The all-time greats Read about the artists who changed the world of classical music.

How often and in what capacity Locatelli performed at that court is not known. Both works, and especially Op. The maestro di cappellaFrancesco Ballarottimay have taught him composition. Among the large quantity of printed and unbound sheet music there are the collected works of Corelli.


Views Read Edit View history. Sonata in D, 1st movement. Some of these remind us of the north German empfindsamer Stil of C. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. 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.

The organist Jacob Wilhelm Lustig stated in that Locatelli had astonished his listeners with hugely difficult passages while scraping at his violin.

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.

Retrieved from ” https: Retrieved 15 December In Locatelli moved to Amsterdam, where he stayed until his death. He gives affectionate accounts of the four sonatas included in his recital and is alertly supported by an excellent continuo team, Ton Koopman and Richte van der Meer.

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Examples of virtuoso works are the Violin Concertos Op. His fine set of 12 sonatas for flute and basso continuo were published as his Op. 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 Just one year later, in MayLocatelli visited lodatelli Prussian court in Berlin.

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I enjoyed these lively and imaginative performances. He took great locaatelli to achieve flawless editions. The Flute Sonatas, Op. Perhaps the flute fllute balanced just a shade too closely but it is a small matter and one of personal preference.


Most of his concert compositions, including the violin concertos and the capricciwere probably written in this period.

In his application for the privilege he referred to himself as an “Italian music master living in Amsterdam”. Also available are pictures by Dutch, Italian and French masters.

One notice describes Locatelli’s visit to Munich. Some rich music lovers, who would play as amateurs with Locatelli, helped him to become affluent. In aristocratic circles he was a recognized, admired and supported virtuoso and composer.

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Here and throughout, the flute playing is lightly and sympathetically supported by a first-rate continuo group. Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart1st edition, vol. Baroque enthusiasts will be familiar with the flute playing of Wilbert Hazelzet whose eloquence makes out a strong case for a comparatively unexplored area in early eighteenth-century flute repertoire.

It is believed that his performances made him famous, but almost no source attests to his attaining high virtuosity.

The Introduttioni teatrali Op. Whether you want to see sonats we think of today’s latest releases or discover what our critics sonxtas of ssonatas favourite recordings from the past, you will find it all in our full-searchable Reviews Database.

All these things, as well as his instruments and much more, were auctioned in August