Luigi Boccherini

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Legal name: Ridolfo Luigi Boccherini

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Ridolfo Luigi Boccherini (Italian pronunciation: [riˈdɔlfo luˈiːdʒi bokkeˈriːni]; February 19, 1743 – May 28, 1805) was an Italian classical era composer and cellist whose music retained a courtly and galante style while he matured somewhat apart from the major European musical centers. Boccherini is most widely known for one particular minuet from his String Quintet in E, Op. 11, No. 5 (G 275), and the Cello Concerto in B flat major (G 482). The latter work was long known in the heavily altered version by German cellist and prolific arranger Friedrich Grützmacher, but has recently been restored to its original version. Boccherini composed several guitar quintets, including the "Fandango", which was influenced by Spanish music. His biographer Elisabeth Le Guin noted among Boccherini's musical qualities "an astonishing repetitiveness, an affection for extended passages with fascinating textures but virtually no melodic line, an obsession with soft dynamics, a unique ear for sonority, and an unusually rich palette of introverted and mournful affects."

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Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1973 Adagio Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni, Johann Pachelbel, Luigi Boccherini, Ottorino Respighi; Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 2
1978 Guitar Quintets No.4 "Fandango", No. 5, & No. 6 Boccherini; Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble, Pepe Romero 3
1985 Cello Concertos Boccherini, Vivaldi 1
1985 Seven Symphonies Luigi Boccherini; Cantilena, Adrian Shepherd 2
1986 Bach: Cello Concerto in C minor / Sinfonia Concertante in A major / Boccherini: Cello Concerto in B-flat, G.482 J. C. Bach, Boccherini; Yuli Turovsky, I Musici de Montréal, Eleonora Turovsky 1
1986 Quatuors deux pour clavecins; Fandango (William Christie, Christophe Rousset) Luigi Boccherini 2
1987 4 String Quintets (Philharmonia Ensemble Berlin) Luigi Boccherini 1
1987 Boccherini: Concerto For Violoncello & Orchestra / J.C. Bach: Symphony Concertante / Grand Overture Boccherini, JC Bach; Yo‐Yo Ma, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Pinchas Zukerman 1
1987 Symphonies Nos. 6, 8, 14 Boccherini; London Festival Orchestra, Ross Pople 1
1989 Mendelssohn: Octet, op. 20 / Boccherini: Quintet in C major, op. 37 no. 7 Mendelssohn, Boccherini; Academy of St Martin in the Fields 2
1989 Pachelbel Canon Pachelbel, Albinoni, Bach, Boccherini, Handel; Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, Karl Münchinger 2
1989 Trois Quintetti dédiés à la nation française, op. 57, G. 414, G. 415 & G. 418 Luigi Boccherini; Patrick Cohen, Quatuor Mosaïques 1
1990 3 Guitar Quintets Luigi Boccherini; Narciso Yepes, Melos Quartett 2
1990 Klavierquintette Luigi Boccherini; Les Adieux 1
1991 6 Trios, Op. 47 (L'Europa Galante) Luigi Boccherini 1
1991 Quintets G. 449, G. 451 & Op. 28, No. 2, G 308 (Marlboro Festival - 40th anniversary) Luigi Boccherini 1
1992 Duets for Cello and Double Bass Couperin, Barrière, Boccherini, Rossini, David, Lukáš; Duo di Basso 1
1992 Stabat Mater Boccherini; Ensemble 415 1
1992 String Sextets Luigi Boccherini 1
1992 Trois Quintetti Op.57 (Mosaïques Quartet feat. pianoforte: Patrick Cohen) Luigi Boccherini 1
1993 Concertos for Violoncello and Orchestra / Overture / Octet / Sinfonia Luigi Boccherini; Tafelmusik, Jeanne Lamon, Anner Bylsma 1
1993 Cello Sonatas / Fugues for 2 Cellos Boccherini; Anner Bylsma, Kenneth Slowik, Bob van Asperen 1
1993 Guitar Quintets Vol.3 Boccherini 1
1993 3 String Quintets: Op. 45 No. 4, Op. 46 No. 4 & "L'Uccelleria" (Europa Galante) Luigi Boccherini 1
1993 Concertos pour violoncelle / Aria Accademica (Ensemble Baroque de Limoges feat. conductor & cello: Christophe Coin, soprano: Marta Almajano) Luigi Boccherini 1
1993 Divertimenti for flute, two violins,viola, two cellos and contrabass (ad lib.) Luigi Boccherini 1
1993 Julian Bream Edition, Volume 27: Music of Spain, Guitarra Boccherini, Mudarra, Sor, Narváez, Tárrega; Julian Bream 1
1993 Oboe Quintets (Parisii Quartet feat. oboe: Lajos Lencsés) Luigi Boccherini 1
1993 Opera con titoli Luigi Boccherini 1
1993 Quintets Schubert, Boccherini; Isaac Stern, Cho-Liang Lin, Jaime Laredo, Yo‐Yo Ma, Sharon Robinson 3
1993 String Quintets (Petersen Quartet) Luigi Boccherini 1
1993 Symphonies 13, 15, and 16 (Neues Berliner Kammerorchester feat. conductor: Michael Erxleben) Luigi Boccherini 1
1993 Symphonies 17, 18, 19 and 20 (Neues Berliner Kammerorchester) Luigi Boccherini 1
1993 Trois Quintettes Luigi Boccherini; Quatuor Mosaïques, Patrick Cohen 1
1993 Violončelist Miloš Mlejnik Schumann, Krek, Boccherini; Miloš Mlejnik 1
1994 "La Bona Notte": Tríos G 93 / G 98 / G 102 / Notturno per due violini "La Bona Notte" G 62 (La Real Cámara) Luigi Boccherini 1
1994 String Quartets (Petersen Quartet) Luigi Boccherini 1
1995 Boccherini: Six Sonatas in Three Parts (Galimathias Musicum, feat. fortepiano: Larua Alvini; violin: Enrico Gatti; cello: Roberto Gini) Luigi Boccherini 1
1996 Streichquartette op. 27 Nr. 2 g-moll / op. 40 Nr. 3 D-Dur / op. 33 Nr. 5 g-moll / Streichquintett E-Dur Luigi Boccherini; Sächsische Streichersolisten der Staatskapelle Dresden 1
1996 Sinfonie Op. 35 No. 1, Op. 45, Op. 41 No. 3 (Accademia Strumentale Italiana feat. conductor: Giorgio Bernasconi) Luigi Boccherini 1
1996 Sinfonie Op. 35, Nos. 2, 4 and 5 (Accademia Strumentale Italiana feat. conductor: Giorgio Bernasconi) Luigi Boccherini 1
1996 Sinfonie Op. 37 No. 1, Op. 21 No. 3, Op. 37 No. 3 (Accademia Strumentale Italiana feat. conductor: Giorgio Bernasconi) Luigi Boccherini 1
1997 Cello Concertos & Divertimento Joseph Haydn, Luigi Boccherini 1
1997 String Quintets, op. 29 Boccherini; Bylsma, Kuijken, van Dael, Stuurop, Smith 1
1997 Symphonies. "La Casa del Diavolo" Luigi Boccherini; Chiara Banchini & Ensemble 415 1
1998 Cello Concertos, Volume 1 Luigi Boccherini; Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Anthony Halstead, Tim Hugh 1
1999 Simply Baroque Johann Sebastian Bach, Luigi Boccherini; Yo‐Yo Ma, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Ton Koopman 2
1999 Sonate a Violoncello Solo e Basso Luigi Boccherini 1
1999 La Clementina (Coro e Orchestra della Radiotelevisione della Svizzera Italiana feat. conductor: Angelo Ephirikian, sopranos: Elena Rizzieri, Maria Grazia Ferracini, mezzo: Karla Schean, alto: Luciana Ticinelli, tenor: Don Urbano, bass: Fernando Corena) Luigi Boccherini 1
1999 Quintettes avec deux altos Luigi Boccherini; Ensemble 415 1
2000 Simply Baroque II Bach, Boccherini; Yo‐Yo Ma, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Ton Koopman 3
2000 Six Sonates pour le Clavecin Opera 5e Luigi Boccherini; Anne Robert 1
2000 Oboe Rhapsody Boccherini, Reicha, Crusell, Mozart; Salvador Mir, Anatoli Romanov, St. Petersburg Trio 1
2000 Quintetos con guitarra (La Real Cámara feat. six doble strings guitar: José Miguel Moreno) Luigi Boccherini; La Real Cámara, José Miguel Moreno 1
2001 String Quintets / Minuet in A Boccherini; Europa Galante, Fabio Biondi, Enrico Casazza, Ernesto Braucher, Maurizio Naddeo, Antonio Fantinuoli 1
2001 String Quartets, op. 32 and op. 39 Luigi Boccherini; Quartetto Borciani 1
2002 Cello Quintets Luigi Boccherini; The Vanbrugh Quartet, Richard Lester 1
2002 Sextets Op 23 (Ensemble 415, violin: Chiara Banchini) Luigi Boccherini 1
2002 String Quartets, op. 32 nos. 3-6 Luigi Boccherini; Quartetto Borciani 1
2003 Cello Quintets 2 Luigi Boccherini; The Vanbrugh Quartet, Richard Lester 1
2003 Guitar Quintets / String Quartet (Europa Galante) Luigi Boccherini 1
2005 Fandango / Sinfonie / La Musica Notturna di Madrid Luigi Boccherini; Le Concert des Nations, Jordi Savall 1
2005 Sonates & Concertos Pour Violoncelle Luigi Boccherini; Bruno Cocset, Les Basses Réunies 1
2005 Guitar Quartets Nos. 4-6 (Dimov String Quartet feat. guitar: Jean-Pierre Jumez) Luigi Boccherini 1
2005 Guitar Quintets Nos. 1-3 (Dimov String Quartet feat. guitar: Jean-Pierre Jumez) Luigi Boccherini 1
2005 String Quintets, Volume I Boccherini; La magnifica comunità 1
2006 String Quartets, Op. 32 Luigi Boccherini; Esterházy Quartet 1
2006 Quintettes avec deux violoncelles G 247 / G 318 / G 347 (Ensemble Explorations) Luigi Boccherini 1
2006 Guitar Quintets (complete) Boccherini; Eros Roselli, La magnifica comunità 1
2006 Sonates & Concertos Pour Violoncelle Luigi Boccherini 1
2006 String Quintets, Volume III: 6 String Quintets, op. 13 Boccherini; La magnifica comunità 1
2007 Berühmte Cellokonzerte Luigi Boccherini; Tim Hugh, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Anthony Halstead 1
2007 Cello Concertos Vivaldi, Tartini, Boccherini; Mstislav Rostropovich, Collegium Musicum Zürich, Paul Sacher 2
2007 Sonatas for Keyboard With String Accompaniment Boccherini; Laura Alvini and Franco Angeleri, Enrico Gatti, Roberto Gini 1
2007 String Quintets, Volume IV: 6 String Quintets, op. 18 Boccherini; La magnifica comunità 1
2007 Tre Quintetti Op. 39 / Quartetto Op. 64/2 Luigi Boccherini; Piccolo Concerto Wien 1
2008 Flute Quintets, Op. 19 Luigi Boccherini; Auser Musici 1
2008 String Quintets with two violas (Ensemble 415 feat. conductor: Chiara Banchini) Luigi Boccherini 1
2010 Anner Bylsma plays Boccherini Luigi Boccherini; Anner Bylsma 1
2011 String Quintets, Volume IX: 6 String Quintets, op. 28 Boccherini; La magnifica comunità 1
2011 String Quintets Guitar Quintets (Europa Galante) Luigi Boccherini 1
2012 Cello Concertos Joseph Haydn, Luigi Boccherini; Jacqueline du Pré, Daniel Barenboim, English Chamber Orchestra 1
2015 Giovincello Haydn, Vivaldi, Platti, Boccherini, Graziani; Edgar Moreau, Il Pomo d'Oro, Riccardo Minasi 1
5 Sonate per Violoncello e Basso Luigi Boccherini 1
Boccherini Quintets. No. 15 in F. No. 77 in D "del fandango". No. 60 in C "La musica notturna delle strade di Madrid" Luigi Boccherini 1
Clavier Quintets (complete) Boccherini; Ensemble Claviere 1
concerti per violoncello vol I. Luigi Boccherini 1
Flute Concertos Vivaldi, Tartini, Mercadante, Boccherini; I Musici, Severino Gazzelloni 1
Flute Quintets (Rampal) Luigi Boccherini 1
Pachelbel: Kanon / Albioni: Adagio / Bach: Air / Boccherini: Minuet Johann Pachelbel, Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni, Johann Sebastian Bach, Luigi Boccherini; Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger 1
Quintets I, II, & III for String Quartet & Guitar (The Artaria Quartet feat. guitar: Richard Savino) Luigi Boccherini 1
Quintets IV, V & VI for String Quartet & Guitar Boccherini; Artaria Quartet, Richard Savino 1
Quintetto Op. 56 / Op. 57 Luigi Boccherini 1
Stabat Mater Luigi Boccherini 1
Stabat Mater - String Quintets op. 42.1 & 42.2 Luigi Boccherini 1
Stabat Mater & Quartet in G Minor Luigi Boccherini 1
Three Quintets for strings / "la Musica Notturna di Madrid" / Minuetto from quintet in E major Luigi Boccherini; Quinteto Boccherini 1
Vivaldi / Haydn / Boccherini Vivaldi, Haydn, Boccherini 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1982 Fontane di Roma / Pini di roma / Antiche danze ed arie - Suite III Ottorino Respighi; Luigi Boccherini; Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni; Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 2
1989 Cello Concertos Haydn, Boccherini; Ludovít Kanta, Capella Istropolitana, Peter Breiner 2

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