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COLLECTION — Multiple Containers Identifier: MS Mus 6

Luigi Boccherini chamber music

Overview

Chamber music by Italian composer and cellist Luigi Boccherini.

Dates

  • 1780-1804

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Extent

.5 linear feet (5 volumes)
Includes nineteenth-century unpublished transcriptions of manuscript scores of string quartets and quintets by Boccherini. All produced in Paris, France. The transcripts were evidently made for L. Picquot, Boccherini's biographer and bibliographer.

Biographical / Historical

Boccherini was an Italian composer and cellist.

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

*47M-161F. Gift of George Benson Weston, in memory of Meriel Dimick Weston; 21 Craigie Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts; received: 1947 December 20.
Title
Boccherini, Luigi, 1743-1805. Luigi Boccherini chamber music, 1780-1804: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00970

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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