String Quartet No.2, Op.90 (Raff, Joachim)



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Publisher. Info. Hamburg: Schuberth & Co., No.1851, n.d.(1862). Plate 2772.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: J. Schuberth, n.d.[1862]. Plate 2771.
Reprinted London: Merton Music, No.4215, n.d.[1996-2010].
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.2
Alternative. Title
Composer Raff, Joachim
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.90
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJR 112
Key A major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Rasch, jedoch ruhig
  2. Rasch (in A minor)
  3. Langsam, doch nicht schleppend (in F major)
  4. Rasch
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1857
First Performance. 1858-03-29 — Wiesbaden, Vier Jahreszeiten: Alois Baldenecker quartet
First Publication. 1862 – Leipzig: J. Schuberth
Dedication Müller brothers (wikipedia (Eng, Ger) (Karl 1829-1907, Hugo 1832-1886, Bernhard, 1825-1895) and Wilhelm 1834-1897 members of the second Muller quartet of Meiningen and Rostock, 1863-73.)
Karl, also active as a composer and arranger, was known as Karl Müller Berghaus
Average DurationAvg. Duration 40 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello
Discography All Music Guide
External Links Detailed description at
Edition Breitkopf Full Score @ (Perusal only, with Quartet no.1)