3 String Quartets, Op.126 (Ries, Ferdinand)



Sheet Music


Quartet No.1 in B major

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KGill (2010/5/25)

Editor First edition ?
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.[1824]. Plate 1787.
Reprinted London: Merton Music, No.4240, n.d.[1996-2010].
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Quartet No.2 in C minor

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Schalltrichter (2022/3/24)

Publisher. Info. Rotterdam: Plattner, n.d. Plate 1788.
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Quartet No.3 in A major

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Massenetique (2016/3/1)

Publisher. Info. Paris: Richault, n.d.(ca.1828). Plate 1802.R.
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General Information

Work Title 3 String Quartets
Alternative. Title Trois quatuors pour deux violons, viola et violoncelle
Composer Ries, Ferdinand
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.126
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFR 107
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 quartets:
  • Quartet No.1 in B-flat major
I. Allegro
II. Adagio con moto
III. Menuetto: Allegretto vivace - Trio
IV. Finale: Allegretto quasi Allegro
  • Quartet No.2 in C minor
I. Allegro con spirito
II. Adagio cantabile
III. Allegro
  • Quartet No.3 in A major
I. Allegro con moto
II. Andantino
III. Menuetto: Allegro - Trio
IV. Finale: Allegro
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1813
First Publication. 1824 or earlier (December 1824 in Allgemeine Musikalische Zeitung)
Dedication Georg Gerson (1790–1825)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello
External Links RISM 310000192 - 1827 copy of score
Extra Information Quartet op.126 no.2 in C minor has been recorded for release on a cpo CD expected mid-September 2018. Publication in 1824 mentioned in Cäcilia 1824 Intelligenzblatt no.1.