Italian Classical period composer Luigi Boccherini was born in 1743 and died in 1805. He lived and worked in Paris and Madrid and was Prussian court composer for a time. He revolutionized cello music. His most famous work is a minuet from his String Quintet in E-major, Opus 13.
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Brief biography with notes on his chamber music and cello concertos with recommended recordings.
Boccherini, Luigi (1743 - 1805), Italy
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and links to biographical essays from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
Classic Cat: Boccherini
Directory of mp3s on the internet that have been made available by their performing artists.
Classical Music Archives - Boccherini
Works offered in MIDI, MP3, and Windows Media audio formats, including live recordings of featured artists. Two biographies, including that from the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music.
Contains bibliographic citations of scholarly literature concerning European art music circa 1740-1810, the Classical period, with emphasis on him and Haydn.
List of films using his music with links to related material from the Internet Movie Database (IMDb).
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