String Quartet, Op.70 No.2 (Ries, Ferdinand)

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General Information

Work Title String Quartet
Alternative. Title
Composer Ries, Ferdinand
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.70 No.2
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4:
  1. Allegro
  2. Andante
  3. Scherzo
  4. Finale. Allegro molto
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1809, Vienna
Dedication Monseigneur le Prince Antoine Radziwil
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 2 violins, 1 viola, 1 cello
External Links RISM 452500352 (manuscript copy, Berlin)

Misc. Comments

Composition date from manuscript. (The thematic catalog is a recall from memory late in Ries' life and is often inaccurate!)