String Quartet in D minor (Eggert, Joachim Nicolas)

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Misc. Notes Work without opus. One of four early quartets(?)
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Work Title String Quartet D minor, [MzII02]
Alternative. Title String Quartet D minor
Composer Eggert, Joachim Nicolas
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. MzII02
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJE 13
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Menuetto. Allegro - Trio
  3. Adagio
  4. Tempo di polacca
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1800 ca.
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello

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The string quartet seems to be inspired Haydn's "fifth" quartet. The Menuetto is an upside down version of Haydn's "Hexenmenuett". The finale is in "folk music" style, quite popular in Sweden at the beginning 19th century.