String Quintet, Op.167 (Ries, Ferdinand)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Mainz: Schott’s Söhne, n.d.[1832]. Plate 3609.
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General Information

Work Title String Quintet
Alternative. Title Grand quintuor pour 2 violons, 2 altos & violoncelle
Quintet No.4
Composer Ries, Ferdinand
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.167
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFR 111
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Andante con moto; Allegro
  2. Andantino con moto (F major)
  3. Scherzo: Allegro molto (A major)
  4. Finale: Allegro con fuoco
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1827, Frankfurt
First Publication. 1832 – Mainz: Schott’s Söhne / Paris: J. Meissonnier (plate J.M. 619)
Dedication à son ami Charles Springsfeld
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, 2 violas, cello

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Possibly his 3rd or 4th string quintet (after op.37 in C and String Quintet, Op.68 from ca.1818). Hill's book has a complete-up-to-the-time-of-its-writing list - will need to have a look at it again. Ah. Republished in 2005 as String Quintet No.3 by Accolade (in Warngau).