String Quartet No.2, Op.51 No.2 (Brahms, Johannes)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.[1873]. Plate 7379.
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Editor Hans Gál (1890-1987)
Publisher. Info. Johannes Brahms: Sämtliche Werke, Band 7:
Kammermusik für Streichinstrumente
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Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1926-27. Plate J.B. 23.
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Publisher. Info. Zwei Quartette, Op.51
Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.[1873]. Plate 7381
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For Piano 4 hands (Composer)

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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.[1874]. Plate 7414.
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Arranger Paul Klengel (1854-1935)
Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.(1897). Plate 10715
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet
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Composer Brahms, Johannes
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.51 No.2
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 127
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Allegro non troppo (A minor)
  2. Andante moderato (A major)
  3. Quasi Minuetto, moderato (A minor)
  4. Finale. Allegro non assai (A major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1873
First Publication. 1873 (November) Berlin: N. Simrock
Dedication Theodor Billroth
Average DurationAvg. Duration 33 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello
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Extra Information Version History
  • Composed for string quartet, finished 1873
  • Arranged for piano 4 hands by Brahms, 1873, first published Spring 1874, Simrock Plate 7114

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Chamber Music by Johannes Brahms
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