Scores and Parts
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||Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d..
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Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Piano 4 hands (Schlums)
||String Quartet No.2
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
- I. Allegro moderato
- II. Poco Adagio
- III. Scherzo.: Allegro - Trio
- IV. Finale. Rondo.: Vivace
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||1807 ca. – Leipzig: Kühnel, Plate 455
||Gotha & Atembourg
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||2 violins, viola, cello
||2 String Quartets, Op.4
From Brown's "Louis Spohr: A Critical Biography" "it is possible he would have consigned the manuscript [of the quartets] to oblivion... had it not been for his publisher, Kühnel of Leipzig [who having heard them in 1807 and having already published the concerto no.2 and duets opus 3 persuaded Spohr] to allow the quartets to be published." (p.44, 1984 Cambridge University Press edition) (composed in 1807 also, see Brown, p.43. "Probably composed over the preceding two or three years" - p.44.)