[Gérard 301-306]. Six Quintettini Pour deux Violons, Alto et deux Violoncelles... Le 1er Violoncelle peut être remplacé par l'Alto V[iolonc]elle Op. 49. Prix: 12 f. [Parts]. Luigi BOCCHERINI.

[Gérard 301-306]. Six Quintettini Pour deux Violons, Alto et deux Violoncelles... Le 1er Violoncelle peut être remplacé par l'Alto V[iolonc]elle Op. 49. Prix: 12 f. [Parts]

Paris: J. Pleyel [PN 1076], [1813]. Folio. Sewn. Violino primo: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-17, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino 2o.: [1] (title), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Viola: [1] (title), 2-8, [i] (blank), 10-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violoncello 1o.: [1] (title), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violoncello 2o.: [1] (title), 2-8, [i], 10-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Alto-Violoncello: [1] (title), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Publisher's facsimile signature handstamp to foot of title of Violino primo part.

Some soiling, foxing and dampstaining.

An uncut copy.

A later edition. Gérard p. 339. RISM B3185 (2 copies only in the U.S., at the Newberry and the Library of Congress, with title spelled "Quintetti"). First published in 1782 by Zatta in Venice (as op. 33).

"A prolific composer, particularly of chamber music, with a distinctive and highly wrought style, [Boccherini] is the chief representative of Latin instrumental music during the Viennese Classical period." Christian Speck in Grove Music Online. Item #27037

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