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String Quintet No. 29 in E-Flat Major, Op. 73 (Version for String Quartet & Double Bass): III. Scherzo
Clermont-Ferrand, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France (1784 – 1853)
Andre George Louis Onslow (July 27, 1784 – October 3, 1853) was a French composer.
George Onslow was born and lived his entire life in France, the son of an English father and French mother. He studied piano with Johann Baptist Cramer as a young boy whilst in London. His only composition teacher was Anton Reicha with whom he studied in Paris between 1807-1808.
His 36 string quartets and 34 string quintets were, during his own lifetime and up to the… read more
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