String quintet minus one

June 6, 2021, 3:32 AM · I regularly record quintets by Boccherini (my second passion after Beethoven) that have never been recorded. I started recording with my violin and my synthesizer, then violin and virtual instruments and recently only with virtual instruments. I thought that at the moment, with the Covid 19, it would be interesting to propose one of my recordings without the first violin. I have chosen a late quintet, G 361, which I think is one of Boccherini's most accomplished works.

You will find the videos in my youtube channel:

"minus one" version :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjcIBdFBLUk


Original version with first violin :

Allegro :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfekHrEUfuQ

Andantino con semplicità :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnphSmnUwIk

Tempo di Minuetto :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Pfgi-AzcC8

Finale Allegro giusto :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btInfy5bO4k

Replies (3)

June 6, 2021, 6:38 AM · That's impressive work. I see the parts are available on IMSLP (filed under Boccherini's "Collections") which might be easier than reading from a small screen.

Just one quibble - how does the first violin know when to come in..?

June 6, 2021, 1:47 PM · Thank you for your interest! That's exactly why I provided the link to ISMLP. You download, print and you can start. That said, when you have a large screen (desktop PC) it is even more pleasant to read. In the meantime I have noticed that the score has been edited by SJMusic.
As for the starts, at the beginning of each movement I recorded metronome beats in the tempo (to make it more pleasant to the ear, I chose an instrument sound). For all four movements the first violin starts immediately after.
June 7, 2021, 8:50 AM · Thanks for sharing this, I'm sure it took a considerable amount of time. I'd love to play around with any more that you're willing to put out there!


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