String Octet, Op.20 (Mendelssohn, Felix)

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Performances

Recordings

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Carolus (2010/8/4)

Performer Pages Musicians from Marlboro (ensemble)
Publisher Info. Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
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Cypressdome (2013/6/18)

Performer Pages Jupiter String Quartet (String Quartet)
Borromeo String Quartet (String Quartet)
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Generoso (2007/8/24)

Publisher. Info. Composer's manuscript, Berlin: 15 October 1825
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William (2007/7/29)

Editor Julius Rietz (1812–1877)
Publisher. Info. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdys Werke, Serie V, No.19
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1874. Plate M.B. 19.
Reprinted New York: Dover Publications, 1978
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Mendelssohn - Octet.pdf

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Generoso (2007/6/13)

Editor Alexander Klein
Publisher. Info. Mutopia Project, 2006
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Generoso (2012/10/8)

Editor Hellmesberger Quartet
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, n.d.(ca.1902). Plate U.E.855a
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Piano Quartet (Shuttleworth)

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Schalltrichter (2015/8/30)

Arranger Edward Shuttleworth
Publisher. Info. London: Ewer, n.d.
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instrumentation: not v va vc, but fl/v, v, vc
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Morel (2011/12/6)

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Morel (2011/12/6)

Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d. Plate 6048.
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Morel (2009/9/17)

Arranger Composer's arrangement
Editor Willi Thern (1847–1911)
Louis Thern (1848–1920)
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, n.d. Plate U.E. 880.
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For Piano solo (Tscherlitzky)

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Timtin (2012/1/23)

Arranger Ivan Karlovič Čerlickij (1799–1865) ("Tscherlitzky")
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1861]. Plate 10211.
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PMLP18667-Mendelssohn String Octet in Eb major Op20 (2H Tscherlitzky).pdf

Scherzo

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Caprotti (2010/10/21)

Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Bartholf Senff, n.d.(ca.1880). Plate 1559.
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General Information

Work Title String Octet
Alternative. Title
Composer Mendelssohn, Felix
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.20
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
I. Allegro moderato con fuoco
II. Andante
III. Scherzo. Allegro leggierissimo
IV. Presto
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1825
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 4 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos


Misc. Comments

Mendelssohn Chamber Music for Strings
Quartets
Quintets
Octet
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