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String Quintet B flat major op. 7/3

for 2 Violins, 2 Violas and Violoncello

By Gaetano Brunetti

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2 violins, 2 violas and cello - intermediate
For 2 Violins, 2 Violas and Violoncello. Composed by Gaetano Brunetti. Edited by Tilman Sieber. This edition: Saddle stitching. Sheet music. String. Classical. Score and parts. Op. 7/3. 106 pages. Schott Music #ED 20427. Published by Schott Music (HL.49017742).

Item Number: HL.49017742

9.25x12 inches.

In 1771, at the same time, two composers in Madrid, Luigi Boccherini and Gaetano Brunetti 'discovered' and established the string quintet as a new musical genre. While the works of Boccherini are performed even today, the oeuvre of his colleague, member of the Royal Orchestra, still needs to be discovered. His Quintet in B flat major, Op. 7/3 provides a good opportunity to do that. Like Mozart's contributions to this genre, it is scored for two violins, two violas and violoncello. Written in a concertante style, the five-movement work lets all performers have their musical say, containing both virtuoso solo figurations and melodic solos. A valuable addition to the string quintet repertoire - with a truly enjoyable playing and listening experience guaranteed!

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