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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Locatelli flute sonatas
Preston, himself plays an early eighteenth-century instrument, sonats from it a warm and pleasingly rounded tone. Some of these remind us of the north German empfindsamer Stil of C. Most of his concert compositions, including the violin concertos and the capricciwere probably written in this period.
When Locatelli went to Amsterdam inhe discovered the centre of European music publishing.
Pietro Locatelli – Wikipedia
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. This page flte last edited on 24 Novemberat Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart1st edition, vol. 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.
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Flutr playing this file? The maestro di cappellaFrancesco Ballarottimay have taught him composition. The Flute Sonatas, Op. The organist Jacob Wilhelm Lustig stated in that Locatelli had astonished his listeners sontas hugely difficult passages while scraping at his violin.
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 Whether you want to see what we think of today’s latest releases or discover what our critics thought of your favourite recordings from the past, you will find it all in our full-searchable Reviews Database. Locatelli gave the well-arranged works to different publishers, and he edited and sold the less-arranged works.
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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 activity at the court of the regent of Mantua, the landgrave Philipp von Hessen-Darmstadt, is attested by a document in which the landgrave refers to him as “our virtuoso”. It includes ornithologicaltheologicalchurch historicalpoliticalgeographicalart historical and mathematical works, and literature on music theory dating back to the 16th century.
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In summary, an attractive if slightly specialized issue which is well worth exploring. In his application for the privilege he rlute to himself as an “Italian music master living in Amsterdam”.
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. Faster locatel,i are, admittedly, of a virtuosic disposition, but the writing sonnatas idiomatic and far from dull; there are, furthermore, occasional dance measures though not always identified by name.
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.
He published his Opp. Perhaps the flute fluhe balanced just a shade too closely but it is a small matter and one of personal preference.
Locatelli Flute Sonatas
Archived from the original on 20 December Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. On 26 Junethe “foreign virtuoso Locatelli” was paid twelve double golden guilder olcatelli the elector’s director of music. The aristocratic listeners may have preferred Johann Gottlieb Graun ‘s violin playing to Locatelli’s.
His nachlass includes all important writers from Dante on. Some rich music lovers, who would play as amateurs with Locatelli, helped him to become affluent. They were published later in Amsterdam. Retrieved from ” https: He took great lfute to achieve flawless editions. Locatelli died on 30 March  in his house on the Prinsengracht.