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Boccherini – Minuet

Luigi Boccherini, the Italian classical era composer and cellist is most widely known for one particular minuet from his String Quintet in E, Op. 11, No. 5 (G 275), and the Cello Concerto in B flat major (G 482). Being one of his most famous works, the String Quintet in E, Op. 11, No. 5 (G 275) (written in 1771 and published in 1775) is famous for its minuet third movement (often referred to as “The Celebrated Minuet”) which is most-often played as a standalone piece outside of the context of the full quintet.
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