Luigi Boccherini

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... read moreCasual classical music fans may have heard Boccherini's famous Minuet, but might not know that Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805) was an 18th century cello virtuoso who was celebrated throughout Europe for his performance and compositional skills. He was raised in Italy, worked in Vienna, Paris, and Milan...

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Luigi Boccherini
Menuet No. 5, Op. 11
3:35
Luigi Boccherini
Quintet No. 7 In E Minor For Guitar And Strings, G 451: I. Allegro Moderato
7:26
Luigi Boccherini
Menuet
3:33
Luigi Boccherini
Luigi Boccherini: Grave Assai E Fandango G448
5:43
Luigi Boccherini
Menuett In A
3:07

Biography

Country Of origin: Italy

An Italian composer who specialized almost entirely in chamber music and wrote chamber symphonies, numerous violin and cello sonatas, and guitar music. His profound admiration for Haydn gave rise to the saying "Boccherini is the wife of Haydn." ~ Mary K. Scanlan~ Rovi

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