La Musica Notturna delle Strade di Madrid including La Ritirata di Madrid della Strade di Madrid is one of only two programmatic works Boccherini composed. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Boccherini: The Guitar Quintets Including La Ritirata di Madrid & Fandango – Pepe Romero. Luigi Boccherini. Quintet for guitar & strings in C major (“La Ritirada di Madrid”), G. (arrangement of Piano Quintet, G. ). Composition Information.

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The movement opens at a very soft dynamic level and is almost imperceptible to the listener.

The guitar plays a virtuosic role, as do the first violin and the cello. Compositions by Luciano Berio compositions Compositions for orchestra Arrangements of classical compositions Contemporary classical compositions.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Best of Alirio Diaz. Berio decided that he could arrange a movement from Boccherini’s Musica notturna delle strade di Madridwhich is also called the Ritirata notturna di Madrid. Slowly the music grows louder and louder until it is very loud, indicating the Night Watch are passing directly under the listener’s window. La Musica Notturna delle Strade di Madrid, literally, the night music of the streets of Madrid, was an attempt to recreate what residents of the Spanish capital could expect to hear each night.

Boccherini: The Guitar Quintets Including La Ritirata di Madrid & Fandango

Retrieved 25 March This page was last edited on 1 Novemberat The piece was finished in in Rome and was dedicated to Davide Bellugi. This was not the first time that Berio came to the spotlight for arranging or transcribing pieces of other composers, given that a fair part of Berio’s success as a composer came because he usually worked on adaptations and arrangements not only of compositions by other classical composers, but also of his own compositions, as he did with Renderingthe finale of Puccini’s Turandotand some of Berio’s Sequenzaswhich were later reworked into Chemins.


String quintet by Luigi Boccherini.

Streams Videos All Posts. The cellists are directed by Boccherini to take their cellos upon their knees and strum them, imitating a riyirata. Views Read Edit View history.

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Luigi Boccherin: La Musica Notturna delle Strade di Madrid, G

Then comes the Minuet of the Blind Beggars to be roughly played peasante. Even the extensive cello solo that spends most of its time in major is eventually pulled into minor. Toward the end of piece, the opening minor theme returns and comes to rest in the final key of A minor.

Boccherini ‘s quintets for guitar and strings originally existed in two separate sets of six pieces. This ritiratz was composed in These were lower class loudmouths vulgarly dressed.

Quattro versioni originali della “Ritirata notturna di Madrid” – Wikipedia

The first movement of the Quintet No. The full title of the composition is Quattro versioni originali della “Ritirata notturna di Madrid” di Luigi Boccherini, sovrapposte e transcritte per bocfherini Italian: Boccherini never chose to publish this work because as he told his publisher, “The piece is absolutely useless, even ridiculous, outside Spain because the audience cannot hope to understand its significance nor the performers to play it as it should be played.


Boccherini actually provided the publisher with program notes. The simple melodies become more elaborate with Boccherini ‘s use of trills and other ornamentation.

Jazz Latin New Age. It has four movements, three of which are taken from an earlier quintet, G. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. At the time, up to four different versions of the same movement were known, as Boccherini originally arranged them for various musical forces.

The second movement, Andantino, begins in the morose-sounding key fitirata A minor and moves quickly back to C major. Then gradually the volume decreases and again becomes faint as the band moves off down the street into the distance.

The various instruments are really of equal importance, because the melody often heard in the violin or cello is supported by active and playful inner parts. The cello soars into the upper register at several points, which would seem unusual were it not for the fact that Boccherini himself was a virtuoso cellist.

In the 11 variations that follow, each one grows slightly in madriv level until the middle of the movement, Variation 6, where it reaches a dynamic high point. Folk Songs Sinfonia A-Ronne.