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String Quintet Op62 No4, fourth movement. There is no way of knowing to what extent this transcription by de Fossa corresponds to the original Boccherini transcription, without examining the original manuscript.

Boccherini – Guitar Quintets

It was cobbled together with the C Major quintet and published as one work by Heinrich Albert in boccherino The reason for this suspicion is exactly the spelling of the name of the Marquis. This is definitely an area of early guitar that deserves exploration That is less probable.

Either way, it is clear that the letter does not offer Pleyel the guitar transcriptions, but rather the original piano quintets. You are getting there, but not quite. Strangely enough, the CD liner notes do quinhets say what source was used in the recording of G. It also does not say specifically quinttes the music performed at the house of the Marquis on that occasion were in fact the guitar quintets. Edwards, On Mon, 07 Feb Right on cue, Roman answered: I have no doubt it sounded great, but so would any professional level performance on any other plucked-fretted instrument.

There is no argument that Boccherini made these transcriptions for the Marquis de Benavent. It contains such phrases as ” Boccherini’s style is characterized by Rococo charm, lightness, and optimism, and exhibits much melodic and rhythmic invention, coupled with frequent influences from the guitar tradition of his adopted country, Spain.


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I do not know if Mr. This page was last edited on 31 Octoberat I am glad to hear it was done successfully, and therefore, it does not really matter if it was authentic or not. Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. Of course I knew exactly what he was referring to, but I was interested in finding out if his knowledge of the subject is based on a direct reading of the available sources or on some third hand information.

Transcribed from earlier cello and piano quintets to accommodate a guitar-playing marquis, these two quintets Boccherini composed bocccherini in this untitled series seamlessly cobble together movements from different compositions. That’s Benavent, without an e at the end. His orchestral music includes around 30 symphonies and 12 virtuoso cello concertos. His response was most enthusiastic.

Actually, the very first time the book, and my work, has been mentioned in the liner notes of a recording of the quintets, was in the recording of the six quintets from the Washington manuscript by Jean-Pierre Jumez and the Bulgarian Dimov quartet.

I was not a member of the list at the time, but only reading the traffic on it on the Archive. The Ritirata di Madrid is an integral part of the C Major quintet. Boccherini transcribed for guitar “almost” all of this op.

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Indeed it is, and much work has been done in this area by Spanish scholars such as Luis Briso de Montiano, Julio Gimeno and quite a few others. That same source has been rendered differently by the three editors who, so far, have put this music into print, i. This text is of course a translation from guitaf original letter, presumably in French, which is reported to be housed in the Pleyel Archives.


In other words, I giutar by my words that these quintets were not performed in Madrid during the composer’s life time, and the earliest documentable performance was the one made by Heinrich Albert in Germany in the mid s. And then the proverbial govno hit the vintelator.

There is nothing on the CD to indicate what sort of guitar Signor Pinardi was using, and whether it was single strung, double strung, using gut or nylon or steel or bocherini. One thing is certain: Note 2 Naturally, the liner notes were written by Mr.

All of this is to simply say that the subject of Boccherini’s guitar quintets has been a major part of my occupation for the last 25 years, and that I do know something about the subject. Performed by Jacques Lochet, violin and synthesizer October The all-time greats Read about the artists bocchreini changed the world of classical music. His distinctive compositions for string quintet two quimtets, 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 bocchefini the string quintets in Paris and began playing and recording them around the world.

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