Piano Quartet, Op.47 (Schumann, Robert)

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Performer Pages Musicians from Marlboro (ensemble)
Publisher Info. Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
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Scores and Parts

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Friedrich Whistling, n.d.[1845]. Plate 342.
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Editor Clara Schumann (1819–1896)
Publisher. Info. Robert Schumanns Werke, Serie V: Für Pianoforte und andere Instrumente
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1885. Plate R.S. 21.
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Editor Rudolf Niemann (1838–1898)
Engraver Leipzig: C.G. Röder.
Publisher. Info. Rob. Schumann's Werke, Serie I.
Hamburg: Hugo Pohle, n.d.[1887]. Plate H.P. 646.
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Editor Alfred Dörffel (1821-1905)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, No.2380, n.d.[1887]. Plate 7026.
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Editor Orfeo Mandozzi
Publisher. Info. Oberwart: Orfeo Mandozzi, 2013
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Misc. Notes Tune C String to B-flat before you start the 3rd mouvement
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano 4 hands (Brahms)

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Arranger Johannes Brahms (1833–1897)
Publisher. Info. Elberfeld: F.W. Arnold, n.d.[1864]. Plate A.542.
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First edition [March 1864?]
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For Piano 4 hands (Reinecke)

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Arranger Carl Reinecke (1824–1910)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C. F. Peters, n.d. Plate 7024.
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General Information

Work Title Piano Quartet in E-flat major, Op.47
Alternative. Title Piano Quartet No.2
Composer Schumann, Robert
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.47
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
I. Sostenuto assai — Allegro ma non troppo
II. Scherzo. Molto vivace
III. Andante cantabile
IV. Finale. Vivace
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1842
First Publication. 1845 – Leipzig: Friedrich Whistling
Dedication Dem Grafen Mathieu Wielhorsky gewidmet
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano, violin, viola, cello

Misc. Comments

Cellist retunes (scordatura) the C string down to B♭ for the last 42 bars of the third movement.