: boccherini string quintets
G.377 (Op.51 No.2)
||Enrico Polo (1868-1953)
||Milan: Ricordi, 1949. Plate E.R. 2172.
||Reprinted by Masters
||2 String Quintets, G.376-377
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
||G.376-377 ; Op.51 in Boccherini's autograph catalogue, published as Op. 47 No.6 and Op.37 No.24
||E-flat major ; C major
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||1813 (G.376), 1811-12 (G.377)
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||2 Violins, Viola and 2 Cellos (Viola 2 replacing Cello 1)
Opus numbering of Boccherini's œuvre is always confusing.
This quintet is numbered by the publisher as opus 37 No.1,
but by Boccherini himself as op. 51 No.2, and in the first edition as op.37, No.24.
Yves Gerard has given this work the G-number 377.