6 String Quartets, G.236-241 (Op.53) (Boccherini, Luigi)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Pleyel, n.d.(1798). Plate 132.
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Work Title 6 String Quartets, G.236-241 (Op.53)
Alternative. Title 6 Quartettini
Composer Boccherini, Luigi
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. G.236-241 ; Op.53 (also Op.40)
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 quartets
  1. String Quartet in E-flat major, G.236
  2. String Quartet in D major, G.237
  3. String Quartet in C major, G.238
  4. String Quartet in A major, G.239
  5. String Quartet in C major, G.240
  6. String Quartet in E-flat major, G.241
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1796
First Publication. 1798
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 2 Violins, viola and cello

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  • Op.40/1 = G.240, Op.53/5 Quartet No.82, in C major, for 2 Violins, Viola and Cello
  • Op.40/2 = G.236, Op.53/1 Quartet No.78, in E♭ major, for 2 Violins, Viola and Cello
  • Op.40/3 = G.237, Op.53/2 Quartet No.79, in D major, for 2 Violins, Viola and Cello
  • Op.40/4 = G.238, Op.53/3 Quartet No.80, in C major, for 2 Violins, Viola and Cello
  • Op.40/5 = G.241, Op.53/6 Quartet No.83, in E♭ major, for 2 Violins, Viola and Cello
  • Op.40/6 = G.239, Op.53/4 Quartet No.81, in A major, for 2 Violins, Viola and Cello

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