String Quartet No.2, Op.17 (Grädener, Carl Georg Peter)

Sheet Music


PDF scanned by Theo Wyatt
KGill (2010/5/31)

Editor First edition (reprint)
Engraver Leipzig: C.G. Röder.
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Rieter-Biedermann, n.d.[1861]. Plate 133.
Reprinted London: Merton Music, No.4147, n.d.[1996-2010].
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.2
Alternative. Title
Composer Grädener, Carl Georg Peter
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.17
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICG 15
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements, the first two connected after a brief pause
  1. Allegro - Lento, quasi Recitativo -
  2. Andante non troppo lento, quasi Allegretto (C major)
  3. Presto
  4. Finale. Allegro assai
First Publication. 1861 – Leipzig: Rieter-Biedermann (probably late 1860)
Dedication Seinen Freunden Carl Hafner, Otto v. Königslow, John Boie
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, 1 viola, 1 cello