3 String Quartets, Op.30 (Romberg, Andreas)

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Publisher. Info. Hamburg: Jean Auguste Böhme, n.d.(ca.1820).
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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Magasin de l'imprimerie chimique, No.2213, n.d.(after 1812?). Plate 2216.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. Not the first edition. Pub. date between 1812 and 1815 estimated from Haslinger plate table, q.v.
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General Information

Work Title 3 String Quartets
Alternative. Title 6me Suite de Quatuors
Composer Romberg, Andreas
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.30
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAR 19
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 quartets of 4 movements each:
  • 1. Quartet in B minor
Allegro moderato
Menuetto. Allegretto - Trio
Adagio cantabile
Finale. Vivace
  • 2. Quartet in A major
Menuetto - Trio
Andante cantabile
Finale. Allegro
  • 3. Quartet in F major
Introduzione. Poco Adagio - Allegro
Menuetto. Allegretto - Trio -- (d.c.) - Coda
Finale. Allegro vivace
First Publication. 1811 ca.
Dedication Monsieur I. N. Gossler
Average DurationAvg. Duration 22 minutes (B minor - recorded on MDG)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello

Navigation etc.

  • Mentioned in a May 1811 AMZ (Breitkopf&Härtel publication). There is also an early Magasin de l'Imprimerie chimique publication (see above...)
  • The B minor quartet is recorded in volume 2 of MDG's ongoing series of Romberg's string quartet (performed by the Leipziger String Quartet), a disc released in 2001. (Volume 1 contained the opus 1 quartets; volume 2 also contains a quartet each from opus 16 and opus 2. No sign of the series since.)