String Quintet No.15, Op.38 (Onslow, George)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Fr. Kistner, n.d.[1835]. Plate 1078.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: H.A. Probst, n.d.[1830]. Plate 895.
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General Information

Work Title String Quintet No.15
Alternative. Title "De la balle"; "The Bullet"
Composer Onslow, George
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.38
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGO 78
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Allegro moderato ed espressivo
  2. Menuetto. Presto Dolore
  3. Andante sostenuto Convalescenza
  4. Finale. Allegro Guarigione
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1829
First Publication. 1830 – Leipzig: H.A. Probst
Dedication à Monsieur Norblin (Louis-Pierre Norblin) professeur à l'Ecole Royale de Musique de Paris
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, 2 cellos or 2 violins, 2 violas, cello
External Links RISM 452021049 (Abschrift at Berlin library. Mislisted as sextet because both alto (viola) and both cello parts are counted.)
WorldCat (2006 full score)

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2 violas also a composer-permitted alternative, per parts title page.

Date 1829 and French subtitle from modern edition in external link.