Alternative Names/Transliterations: Ridolfo Luigi Boccherini; Bouqueriny. =. Name in Other Languages: 路易吉·博凯 M. Minuet in A major (Boccherini, Luigi ). Concerto in B flat major By Luigi Boccherini (). Edited by Gruetzmacher; Leonard Rose. For cello and piano. Published by International Music. String Quintet In E, Op N.5 Minuet. By Luigi Boccherini & Luigi Boccherini. Son In A, G4 (First Version): Allegro Moderato. Christian Benda/Sebastian Benda.

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String Quintet Op11 No3, second movement. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Reprinted in Palaestra Vol. Much of Boccherini’s chamber music follows models established by Joseph Haydn ; however, Boccherini is often credited with improving Haydn’s model of the string quartet by bringing the cello to prominence, whereas Haydn had frequently relegated it to an accompaniment role.

Performed by Jacques Lochet, violin and synthesizer Transposed to Boccjerini major.

His distinctive compositions for string quintet two violins, one viola, two celloslong neglected after his death, have been brought back to life by the Quintet that bears his name in the second half of the 20th century, when two of its founding members discovered a complete collection of the first edition of the string quintets in Paris and began playing and recording them around the world.


The third movement of the quintet is notably the most famous, and is the most often performed of all the movements.

Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3. Later patrons included the French ambassador to Spain, Lucien Bonaparte —as well as King Friedrich Wilhelm II of Prussia —himself an amateur cellist, flautistand avid supporter of the arts.

His life bocdherini further saddened by the death of two of his daughters in and the death of his second wife and a third daughter in Lemoine 3 General Information 4 Misc. The British children’s television programme ZZZap!

Learn More in these boccherlni Britannica articles: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Luigi Boccherini. A virtuoso cellist, Boccherini often played violin repertoire on the cello, at pitcha skill he developed by substituting for ailing violinists while touring.

Thank you for your feedback. There was a problem with your submission. His orchestral music includes around 30 symphonies and 12 virtuoso cello concertos.

Boccherini – Minuet sheet music for Piano

Your contribution may be further edited by our staff, and its publication is subject to our final approval. At about the same time, he married Clementina Pelicho, with whom he had five children. It was also used in The Magnificent Ambersons He is best known for a minuet from his String Quintet in EOp. Luigi Boccheriniin full Luigi Rodolfo Boccheriniborn February 19,Lucca [Italy]—died May 28,Madrid, SpainItalian composer and cellist who influenced the development of the string quartet as a musical genre and who composed the first luiggi for a quintet for strings, as well as a quintet for strings and piano.

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Luigi Boccherini – Wikipedia

The entire piece was arranged for a double viola quintet in the 18th century. The composer and virtuoso cellist Luigi Boccherini favoured a second cello in place of the second viola; he composed quintets for this combination as well as a dozen for the more usual instrumentation. Bocfherini, however, his own health suffered from his personal losses, and he died in of a long-standing respiratory ailment. At the time of this composition, Boccherini had been writing string quartets for about ten years.

The arrangements of this quintet, especially of the minuet, are extremely numerous. String Quintet Op62 No4, fourth movement. Arranger William Foden Views Read Edit View history.

Unfortunately, our editorial approach may not be able to accommodate all contributions. String Quintet Op10 No5, third movement. In Rome Boccherini was influenced by the polyphonic tradition i. At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context.