String Quartet No.2, Op.26, BV 225 (Busoni, Ferruccio)

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Work Title String Quartet No.2
Alternative. Title
Composer Busoni, Ferruccio
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BV 225 ; Op.26
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Allegro energico
  2. Andante con moto
  3. Vivace assai
  4. Andantino—Allegro con brio
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1887 June
First Performance. 1888 January 28 in Leipzig, Gewandhaus (Petri Quartet)
First Publication. 1889
Dedication "Seinem lieben Freunde Herrn Hofconcertmeister Henri Petri zugeeignet" (Dedicated to his dear friend Court Concertmaster Henri Petri)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation 2 Violins, Viola, Cello
External Links MPH preface (Bradford Robinson, 2009)
Edition Silvertrust


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  • The Austrian String Quartet (Pantheon, D14090; recorded 1971-1972)
  • The Busoni String Quartet (Centaur, CRC 2268; recorded 15-16 April 1995, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La., U.S.)
  • Pellegrini-Quartett (cpo, 999 264-2; recorded 27-30 September 1994, Funkhaus Nalepastraße, Berlin)
  • Quartetto Webern (Tactus, TC 86021; recorded 29-31 August 2000, Duomo Vecchio, Monselice, Padua, Italy)