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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. 

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