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The Best Of Boccherini


Release Date: 08/10/1993 
Label:  Philips Duo Catalog #: 438377   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Franz Xaver PokornyLuigi Boccherini
Performer:  Severino GazzelloniTristan FryStephen ShinglesPepe Romero,   ... 
Conductor:  Pablo CasalsRaymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I MusiciAcademy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ens.Quartetto Italiano,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 28 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Flute in D major by Franz Xaver Pokorny
Performer:  Severino Gazzelloni (Flute)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici
Period: Classical 
Written: 18th Century; Bohemia 
Notes: This work was previously attributed to Luigi Boccherini. 
2. Quintet for Guitar and Strings no 4 in D major, G 448 "Fandango" by Luigi Boccherini
Performer:  Tristan Fry (Sistrum), Stephen Shingles (Viola), Pepe Romero (Guitar),
Tristan Fry (Castanets), Iona Brown (Violin), Malcolm Latchem (Violin),
Denis Vigay (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ens.
Period: Classical 
Written: 1798; Spain 
3. Quartet for Strings in D major, Op. 8 no 1/G 165 by Luigi Boccherini
Performer:  Elisa Pegreffi (Violin), Piero Farulli (Viola), Franco Rossi (Cello),
Paolo Borciani (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quartetto Italiano
Period: Classical 
Written: 1769; Spain 
4. Concerto for Cello in B flat major, G 482 by Luigi Boccherini
Performer:  Maurice Gendron (Cello)
Conductor:  Pablo Casals
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lamoureux Concerts Association Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1785 
5. Symphony in C major, Op. 12 no 3/G 505 by Luigi Boccherini
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1771; Spain 
6. Quintet for Guitar and Strings no 9 in C major, G 453 "La ritirada di Madrid" by Luigi Boccherini
Performer:  Denis Vigay (Cello), Stephen Shingles (Viola), Pepe Romero (Guitar),
Iona Brown (Violin), Malcolm Latchem (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ens.
Period: Classical 
Written: 1798; Spain 
7. Symphony in B flat major, Op. 12 no 5/G 507 by Luigi Boccherini
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1771; Spain 
8. Quintet for Guitar and Strings no 4 in D major, G 448 "Fandango": Fandango by Luigi Boccherini
Period: Classical 
Written: 1798; Spain 
9. Quintet for 2 Violins, Viola and 2 Cellos in E major, Op. 11 no 5/G 275: 3rd movement, Minuet in A by Luigi Boccherini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici
Period: Classical 
Written: 1771; Spain 
Notes: This minuet, listed in Boccherini's autograph catalog as part of Opus 11,
was also published, and is known popularly, as part of Opus 13. 

Sound Samples

Flute Concerto in D, Op.27 (incorrectly attr. B, Comp= Pokorny): 1. Allegro moderato
Flute Concerto in D, Op.27 (incorrectly attr. B, Comp= Pokorny): 2. Adagio
Flute Concerto in D, Op.27 (incorrectly attr. B, Comp= Pokorny): 3. Rondeau (Allegretto)
Minuet from String Quintet in E, Op.13, No.5
Quintet No.4 for Guitar and Strings in D G.448 - "Fandango": 1. Pastorale
Quintet No.4 for Guitar and Strings in D G.448 - "Fandango": 2. Allegro maestoso
Quintet No.4 for Guitar and Strings in D G.448 - "Fandango": 3. Grave assai - 4. Fandango
String Quartet in D, Op.6, No.1: 1. Allegro vivace
String Quartet in D, Op.6, No.1: 2. Adagio
String Quartet in D, Op.6, No.1: 3. Minuetto in Rondeau
Cello Concerto in B flat: 1. Allegro moderato
Cello Concerto in B flat: 2. Andantino grazioso
Cello Concerto in B flat: 3. Rondo (Allegro)
Symphony No.3 in C, Op.12: 1. Allegro con molto
Symphony No.3 in C, Op.12: 2. Andantino amoroso
Symphony No.3 in C, Op.12: 3. Tempo di minué
Symphony No.3 in C, Op.12: 4. Presto ma non tanto
Quintet No.9 for Guitar and Strings in C, G.453 -"La ritirata di Madrid": 1. Allegro maestoso assai
Quintet No.9 for Guitar and Strings in C, G.453 -"La ritirata di Madrid": 2. Andantino
Quintet No.9 for Guitar and Strings in C, G.453 -"La ritirata di Madrid": 3. Allegretto
Quintet No.9 for Guitar and Strings in C, G.453 -"La ritirata di Madrid": 4. La ritirata di Madrid
Symphony No.5 in B flat, Op.12: 1. Allegro con spirito
Symphony No.5 in B flat, Op.12: 2. Adagio non tanto
Symphony No.5 in B flat, Op.12: 3. Minuetto
Symphony No.5 in B flat, Op.12: 4. Prestissimo

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