String Quartet no. 7 in G minor, Op. 32

Much of Boccherini's chamber music follows models established by Joseph Haydn; however, he is often credited with improving Haydn's model of the string quartet by bringing the cello to prominence, whereas Haydn had frequently relegated it to an accompaniment role. Rather, some sources for Boccherini's style are in the works of a famous Italian cellist Giovanni Battista Cirri, who was born before Boccherini and before Haydn, and in the Spanish popular music. This particular quartet was written in 1780, and published with a set originally marked as Op. 33 ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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String Quartet no. 7 in G minor Op. 33 - I. Allegro comodo
String Quartet no. 7 in G minor Op. 33 - II. Andantino
String Quartet no. 7 in G minor Op. 33 - III. Minuetto con moto
String Quartet no. 7 in G minor Op. 33 - IV. Allegro giusto

Luigi Boccherini

Luigi Boccherini was an Italian classical era composer and cellist whose music retained a courtly and galante style while he matured somewhat ...
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