Boccherini Procession of the Military Night Watch in Madrid (original)

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Part of this piece of music is played at the end of the film in an arrangement for violin and cello. Here is the original String Quintet version of the complete work.

The film Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World takes part of its title from this novel and some themes along with several puns, but very little of its plot. In fact, no one book provides the total plot line for the movie. A significant portion comes from The Far Side of the World, with somewhat less from H.M.S. Surprise and other books.

Score ID
Difficult (Grades 7+)
15 minutes
Quintet of Solo Violins
Classical music
Instrumental parts

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