String Quartet No.2, Op.45 (Stanford, Charles Villiers)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Ernst Eulenburg, No.199, n.d. Plate E.E. 1299.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: E. Eulenburg, 1891. Plate E.E.1001.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Ernst Eulenburg, 1891. Plate E.E. 1001.
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Work Title String Quartet No.2
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Composer Stanford, Charles Villiers
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.45
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Molto moderato - Più moto - Tempo 1 - Più moto - Tempo 1
  2. Prestissimo
  3. Andante espressivo
  4. Allegro molto
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1891, partially at Llandudno, North Wales
First Performance. 1894 February 13, Prince's Hall, CUMS Quartet
First Publication. 1891
Dedication Richard Gompertz
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello
External Links Edition Silvertrust page
Charles Villiers Stanford Man and Musician (Jeremy Dibble, Oxford University Press, 2002, page 232)

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Gompertz led the CUMS quartet in the premiere of the quartet no.1 in G (in February 1892- it was commissioned to be premiered then.)