String Quintet No.2, Op.87 (Mendelssohn, Felix)

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 Complete Performance
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Carolus (2011/6/18)

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Musicians from Ravinia's Steans Music Institute (ensemble)

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Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

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 Complete Score
#10978 - 7.24MB, 29 pp. -  4.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 4969x

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William (2007/7/29)

Mendelssohn - String Quintet No. 2.pdf
Editor:

Julius Rietz (1812–1877)

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Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdys Werke, Serie 5
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1874. Plate M.B. 21.

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Mineola: Dover Publications

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Parts

 Violin 1
#75741 - 0.97MB, 14 pp. -  4.4/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V/V/V - 2874x

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 Violin 2
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 Viola 1
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 Viola 2
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 Cello
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PMLP27026-1vln1 mendelssohn op87.pdf
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Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.[1878]. Plate 6004a-d.

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano 4 hands

 Complete Score
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Morel (2010/9/9)

PMLP27026-Mendelssohn Quintett Op87 piano4hands.pdf
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Leipzig: C. F. Peters, n.d. Plate 6047.

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For Piano Solo (Tscherlitzky)

 Complete Score
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Timtin (2014/1/1)

PMLP27026-Mendelssohn String Quintet in Bb Op87 (2H Tscherlitzky).pdf
Arranger:

Ivan Karlovič Čerlickij (1799–1865) ("Tscherlitzky")

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Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(ca.1862). Plate 10258.

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General Information

Work Title String Quintet No.2
Alternative Title Quintett für 2 Violinen, 2 Violen und Violoncell in B. No. 16 der nachgelassenen Werke.
Composer Mendelssohn, Felix
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.87
Key B-flat major
Movements/Sections 4 movements:
  1. Allegro vivace (372 bars, 2/2)
  2. Andante scherzando (103 bars, 6/8) (G minor)
  3. Adagio e lento (102 bars, 2/4) (D minor) - attacca
  4. Allegro molto vivace (207 bars, 4/4)
Year/Date of Composition 1845 July 8, Soden
First Publication 1851 – Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, 2 violas, 1 cello
External Links Wikipedia article
All Music Guide


Misc. Comments

First publication by Breitkopf und Härtel noted in Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1851), p.23.

Completed July 8 1845, Soden (date according to Todd, "Mendelssohn: A Life in Music", p.496.)

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