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My original statement in this thread, the one you are challenging, is that as far as I know, there is no record of a performance of the quintets prior to in Germany.
If you are a library, university or other organisation that would be interested in an institutional subscription to Gramophone please click here for further information. The similarity of the name of Benavent or Benavente with that of the Quntets has moreover created confusion in the minds of various biographers of Boccherini from Louis Picquot to Germaine de Rothchild.
Needless to say, I am known to be fond of examining callipygian objects, usually belonging to members of the female persuasion, whether they have pimples on them or not. Michael in Madrid untilwhen Benito Mussolini [ citation needed ] had his remains repatriated and buried in the church of San Francesco in his native Boccherinu. It is a completely separate entity, coming from a completely separate Boccherini work, existing in in a completely separate manuscript, now lost.
Double strung guitars were popular in Spain well into the mid bocchreini century. In other words, these quintets, as recorded, could not have been performed in Madrid in In other words, I stand by my words that these quintets were not performed in Madrid during the composer’s life time, bodcherini the earliest documentable performance was the one made by Heinrich Albert in Germany in the mid s.
Have no fear, I have the entire available literature on Boccherini right here in my house. It was cobbled together with the C Major quintet and published as one work by Heinrich Albert in The mention of the guitar quintets is made here as an aside to impress upon Pleyel Boccherini’s relations with wealthy patrons.
String Quintet Op11 No3, second movement. There is a quite lengthy study by Josep Maria Mangado y Artiga on this question. The following day, this was posted on the list: I have no doubt it sounded great, but so would any professional level performance on any other plucked-fretted instrument.
Strangely enough, the CD liner notes do not say what source was used in the recording of G.
Boccherini: Guitar Quintets; String Quartet
Transcribed from earlier cello and piano quintets to accommodate a guitar-playing marquis, these two quintets Boccherini composed six in this untitled series seamlessly cobble together movements from different compositions.
There is another reason why the CD in question does not represent the music as it was first conceived by Luigi Boccherini. The reason I am interested in this name is because he was mentioned as an authority on the provenance of the Boccherini guitar quintets.
I am perfectly aware that there are a lot of young men and women coming out of the wood works fast and furious, at a rate that is probably a bit more favorable than the rate of hasbeens moving away from music performance and into the real-estate and insurance sales business.
String Quintet Op11 No3, third movement. November im Museum”. 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.
Liner Notes Musicology, Part I. Since its publication inthis book has become the standard text on the Boccherini guitar quintets. 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 letter is a sales pitch by Boccherini for his piano quintets, imploring the publisher Pleyel to publish them. He fully agreed with my conclusions and congratulated me on a brilliant research, saying: His response was most enthusiastic. Performed by Jacques Lochet, violin and synthesiser But this caught my eye and I subscribed to the list.
Boccherini – Guitar Quintets
In fact there is no reason to think otherwise, unless giitar is MO who only sees a pimple on a callipygian object.
And then the proverbial govno hit the vintelator. If so, the liner boccgerini tell us two blatantly false bits of information: At the time, I sent a copy of the book to Mr. Edwards that a double strung guitar was the more common instrument in Spain at the time Boccherini lived there, and I have written on this subject extensively.
Luigi Boccherini – Wikipedia
In these liner notes it appears, as Roman Turovsky reported, as Benavente, with e at the end. Performed by Jacques Lochet, violin and synthesizer October These are the facts stated in the letter. String Quintet Op11 No3, first movement.
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The entire affair was described in my book on the subject which I published in I am anxious that you should publish the piano work exactly as I have written it Performed by Jacques Lochet, violin and synthesizer I do not know if Mr.