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Travels in Italy and Beyond

During his time in Rome, Locatelli refined his very remarkable skills and he was often to be found playing in city performances, sponsored by Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni. Such patrons played a vital role in establishing Locatelli's reputation, not just as a violinist but as a composer too. Donald Macleod introduces a selection of works dedicated to some of the key figures in his career, including a concerto grosso from his op.1, dedicated to another cardinal, and a light-hearted trio-sonata, whose publication was made possible thanks to an enthusiastic and rich amateur flautist.

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Tue 1 Apr 2014 18:30

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