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Locatelli, Pietro (Antonio)

Locatelli, Pietro (Antonio) (b Bergamo, 1695; d Amsterdam, 1764). It. violinist and composer. Settled in Amsterdam 1729, where he est. concert series. A great virtuoso, he introduced new effects and techniques. Comp. 12 concerti grossi, L'Arte del Violino, containing 12 concs. and 24 caprices for str. qt. and continuo, 6 vn. concs., 6 str. trios, 12 solo vn. sonatas, etc.

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Locatelli, Pietro

Pietro Locatelli (pyĕ´trō lōkätĕl´lē), 1695–1764, Italian violinist and composer. Much of his life was spent in Amsterdam, where he died. An outstanding virtuoso, he wrote studies and caprices designed to display his great technical skill, as well as concertos and sonatas of solid musical value.

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