String Quintet No.2, Op.77 (Dvořák, Antonín)
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (ensemble)
A 5-movement performance, with the B major nocturne dropped by the composer reinstated in 2nd place.
Scores and Parts
Leipzig: Ernst Eulenburg, No.338, n.d.(ca.1910). Plate E.E. 6059.
black-and-white scan 400dpi, alignment mistakes on scan.
Berlin: N. Simrock, No.244, . Plate 8930.
Author of foreword (added much later than original print) unidentified.
200 dpi, greyscale. bad scan. some blurred out notes at top of pages and right margin. #318853 - Persson's scans straightened, cleaned, restored and letter-sized by JDH
Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Piano 4 hands
|Work Title||String Quintet No.2|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||Op.77 ; Op.18 ; B.49|
|Year/Date of Composition||1875, revised 1888 (second movement Nocturne withdrawn, other, minor, adjustments)|
|First Performance||1876-3-18 (first version)|
1889-11-25 (second version)
|First Publication||1888 – Berlin: N. Simrock|
|Average Duration||30 minutes|
|Composer Time Period||Romantic|
|Instrumentation||2 violins, viola, cello, bass|
|External Links||Wikipedia article|
Second movement withdrawn, published separately as the nocturne for strings in B major (Op.40 / B.47) (see Nocturne for String Orchestra. Note that the nocturne itself was originally the slow movement of his E minor string quartet of 1870.)