Luigi Boccherini  (1743-1805)
Last updated: 24.01.20
According to The New Penguin Dictionary of Music, Luigi Bocherini was an Italian composer and cellist. By invitation of the Spanish ambassador in Paris, visited Spain in 1768-9 and was there again from 1797 until dying there in poverty and lacking a patron. Works include 4 cello concertos, 20 symphonies, 125 string quintets (from one of which, op. 13 no. 5 in E, comes "the" [famous] Boccerini minuet), 102 string quartets and much other chamber music; Spanish opera "Clementina"; church music.
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book15.gif  Boccherini: Three Sonatas for Cello and Piano Luigi Boccherini flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15es.gif
book15.gif  Boccherinis Streichquartette Christian Speck flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif
book15.gif  Luigi Boccherini's Guitar Quintets Matanya Ophee flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
book15.gif  The Works of Luigi Boccherini Yves Gerard flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
Recorder Sheet Music
Famous Minuet (D/A/T/B/Orff)smp_unav15.gif
Publisher: Bosworth Edition (BOE3812)