Piano Quintet, Op.34 (Brahms, Johannes)
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (ensemble)
Washington Musica Viva
Regino Madrid and Judith Cho, violins; Betty Hauck, viola; David Cho, cello; Carl Banner, piano
Performed 14 July 2009, Ratner Musuem (also from rehearsal, 12 July 2009)
Scores and Parts
Composer's manuscript (holograph), n.d. [ca.1864].
The first pages for movements 2 and 3 contain the last few measures of the preceding movements. Original scans: 400dpi, color tif files approximately 5700 by 4400 pixels.
Winterthur & Leipzig: J. Rieter-Biedermann, n.d.. Plate 435.
#22985: Colour scan with digital watermark
Leipzig: Erst Eulenburg, n.d.(ca.1900) Plate J.R.R. 1937.
Hans Gál (1890-1987)
Miami: Warner Bros., n.d. Kalmus Miniature Score K00800 (#05505)
scan: score scanned at 600dpi
filter: score filtered with 2-point algorithm explained in High Quality Scanning
I provide the original scanned version and the filtered, because the filter does some changes (smoothening, sharpening borders) and some portions of the scan get lost sometimes (when they are too small e.g.) - so you can choose your favorite. You may ask me for a manually cleaned version.
Arrangements and Transcriptions
For 2 Violins, Viola and 2 Cellos (Gray)
For Piano 4 hands (Kirchner)
For Piano solo (Singer)
|Work Title||Piano Quintet|
|Year/Date of Composition||1864|
|First Performance||1866-06-22, Leipzig|
|First Publication||1865 (December) – Winterthur & Leipzig: J. Rieter-Biedermann, Plate 435.|
|Dedication||Princess Anna of Hesse (1836–1918)|
|Average Duration||41 min.|
|Composer Time Period||Romantic|
|Instrumentation||2 violins, viola, cello, piano|
|External Links||Wikipedia article|
- Composed for string quintet, 1862 (lost)
- Revised for piano and string quartet, 1864, as the Piano Quintet, Op.34
- Arranged for 2 pianos by Brahms, 1864, as the Sonata for 2 Pianos, Op.34b