String Quartet No.2, Op.22 (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr)

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Editor Anatoly Aleksandrov (1888–1982)
Publisher. Info. P.I. Tchaikovsky: Complete Collected Works, vol.31 (Полное собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1955. Plate M. 24691 Г.
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Reprinted Tchaikovsky & Borodin - Complete String Quartets (pp.41-87)
Mineola: Dover Publications, 1994.
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Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.(1875). Plate 2581
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Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzyka, n.d.[1965]. Plate 2423.
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For Piano 4 hands (Avramova)

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Arranger Anna Avramova (1848–1921)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.[1875]. Plate 2582
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Work Title String Quartet No.2
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Composer Tchaikovsky, Pyotr
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.22, TH 122
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Adagio—Moderato assai (F major, 226 bars)
  2. Scherzo. Allegro giusto (D major, 285 bars)
  3. Andante ma non tanto (F minor, 211 bars)
  4. Finale. Allegro con moto (F major, 245 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1874
First Performance. 1874-03-22 in Moscow, 2nd RMS quartet concert
Ferdinand Laub (violin 1), Iosef Hřmalý (violin 2), Yury Gerber (viola), Wilhelm Fitzenhagen (cello).
First Publication. 1875-76 - Moscow: P. Jurgenson
  • Piano 4 hands, arr. Avramova (1875)
  • 4 parts. Plate 2581. (1875)
  • Full score. Plate 2580. (1876)
Dedication Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia (1827–1892)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 36 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 Violins, Viola, Cello
External Links Tchaikovsky Research