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Boccherini
chamber music -
heard by
GERALD FENECH

'... exquisite stuff from beginning to end ...'

Boccherini: Sei Terzettini - La Real Cámara. © 2015 note 1 music gmbh

Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805) has always been considered as one of Italy's foremost composers of chamber music during the classical era, but from 1768 onwards Boccherini's musical activities flourished in Spain, where he died aged sixty-two. The Sei Terzettini recorded on this disc were written in 1793, twenty-five years after the composer arrived in his adopted country, and the works took about a year to complete. Strangely enough, some of his first compositions on Spanish soil had been written for the combination of violin, viola and cello, but a quarter of a century had to pass before Boccherini returned to this genre...

Copyright © 30 August 2015 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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BOCCHERINI: SEI TERZETTINI - LA REAL CÁMARA

LUIGI BOCCHERINI

JAPAN

ITALY

SPAIN

CHAMBER MUSIC

GLOSSA MUSIC

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