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Pietro Pettoletti

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M. Carcasii. Fantasy On Motifs From Opera 'Zampa' Op. 40

 

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Pietro Pettoletti: Theme Varie (seven-string guitar) mid 19th century

 

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Pietro Pettoletti: Marche for (seven-string) guitarre (mid 19th century)

 

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P. Pettoletti - Duettino sur un air de 'La sonnambula' Op 30

 

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Pastorale Op 6 by Pettoletti

Pietro Pettoletti was a composer of Italian origins. The dates of birth and death are not known. His father Carl Johan (1758–1801) was kapellmeister in Christiania (Norway). At first he lived in Germany, then, from age 25, in Sweden, where he taught piano and guitar. Subsequently he moved to Russia, employed by a wealthy landowner to teach guitar to his children. Pettoletti stayed for a long time in Saint Petersburg, where he gained a reputation as concert performer and teacher.
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