[2015] Elizabeth Comstock (Music 8 Dolce 8): Luigi Rodolfo Boccherini

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[2015] Elizabeth Comstock (Music 8 Dolce 8): Luigi Rodolfo Boccherini

Political climate

Biographical Information

An example of homes in Italy during Luigi's life time.

Luigi Rodolfo Boccherini was born on February 19th 1743 in Lucca Italy . Luigi was the third born in to a very musically inclined family. Luigi's father was a world renowned bass-player. His brother was also well known for being a poet and novelist . In addition to that both his sisters were involved in the ballet. His youngest sister was also an opera singer .Luigi on the other hand was a very accomplished Cellist and double bass player. At a very young age Luigi was put in to the musical direction of the Cathedral . Then ,at the age of 13, Luigi's father sent him for further study in Rome with the well known chelist Giovanni Battista costanzi . Soon after that ,at age 15, Luigi and his father were both engaged to the music courts . Luigi's music career continued to flourish for many years . On May 28th 1805 Luigi passed away in Marid Spain. Tho the cause of death was unspecified he was thought to have died from tuberculosis .

Musical information

Luigi wrote many different kinds of music. He wrote music types such as string quintets, symphonies and concertos. Luigi is most well known for the string quintet in E , minuett and the most my favorite work the string quintet in E madjor op.11 No.5.

Transportation

My Music Recomendation

Clothing

Women in the 1740 to the 1805 wore long and large dresses. men of the time wore jackets and dress pants.

These are examples of transportation during Luigi's lifetime.

Food

Architecture

Art of the time that Luigi. This is the portrait of a women by Lorenzo Credi a Italian painter.

Comman food of the time was pasta and a refreshing glass of wine.

Art

Luigi Rodolfo Boccherini 1743-1805

Cultural Information

BY Liz Comstock

The song the string quintet in E madjor op.11 No.5. By Luigi Rodolfo Boccherini is a soothing orchestral piece . This classical piece consists of many string instruments such as the cello ,violin, and the bass . This specific song has only one or two of each string instrument. This song makes you feel at peace with the soft molidic rythm and flowing beat . I feel this song is good for people of all ages . I love this song because of how it puts me into a peaceful mood. I would surly add this to my collection of music.

Cultural Information

The government of Luigis home country wasa Monarchy Aristocratic government . This meant one person, usually a king or queen was put in charge.

Comman Work

"Musica notturna delle strade di Madrid" (String Quintet in C Major, Op. 30, No. 6, G324"celbrated minuet" (String Quintet in E, Op. 11, No. 5 (G275))

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