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Celibrated Minuet for piano/keyboard


This improver version features the only first minuet of Boccherini's Minuet and Trio from his String Quintet Opus 11 No.5. In this two part arrangement for piano/keyboard the musical texture has been simplified into melody and accompaniment. Fingering is clearly marked in the score along with other score detail and the ornaments have been written out in full, in an ossia staff, to assist players. I would suggest that they are perhaps omitted in the early stages of learning the piece. This movement requires a lightness of touch and above all a very consistent approach which will be a challenge to players inexperienced in performing music from this era. A tempo of 100 quarter note (crotchet) beats to the minute is recommended and minimal use of the sustaining pedal encouraging a dry acoustic.





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