Talk:6 String Quintets, G.307-312 (Op.28) (Boccherini, Luigi)

Excellent quintets written during the exile in Arenas. The 1st movement of No.1 is particularly rich in textural variety and uses the unisono theme of the beginning later also as accompaniment for new motives. No.2 is an early example for the cyclic experiments of Boccherini (as already in Op.25/4, the second part of the 1st movement is repeated here as final movement). No.4 and No.6 have a very interesting cello part (note that the use of thumb position is usually indicated by a change to the alto or soprano clef). The first cello part of No.4, which contains the famous rondo, is particularly challenging. Cgo