String Octet, Op.20 (Mendelssohn, Felix)

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Cypressdome (2013/6/18)

Performer Pages Jupiter String Quartet (string quartet)
Borromeo String Quartet (string quartet)
Publisher Info. Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: Holograph manuscript, 1825. (dated 15 October)
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Editor Julius Rietz (1812-1877)
Publisher. Info. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdys Werke, Serie V, No.19
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1874. Plate M.B. 19.
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New York: Dover Publications, 1978.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Edition Peters, n.d. Plate 6141.
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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, n.d.(ca.1902). Plate U.E. 855a.
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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, n.d.(ca.1902). Plate U.E. 855a.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Piano Quartet (Shuttleworth)

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Arranger Edward Shuttleworth
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instrumentation: not v va vc, but fl/v, v, vc
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For Piano 4 Hands, 2 Violins, Viola and Cello (Burchard)

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Arranger Carl Burchard (1818-1896)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d. Plate KM 896/7.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d. Plate 6048.
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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, n.d.(ca.1905). Plate U.E. 880.
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Arranger Ivan Karlovič Čerlickij (1799-1865) as "Tscherlitzky"
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1861]. Plate 10211.
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Scherzo

For 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets, 2 Bassoons and 2 Horns (Clements)

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Arranger Patrick Clements (b. 1943)
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Caprotti (2010/10/21)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Bartholf Senff, n.d.(ca.1880). Plate 1559.
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General Information

Work Title String Octet
Alternative. Title Ottetto
Composer Mendelssohn, Felix
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.20 ; MWV R 20
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFM 155
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Allegro moderato con fuoco (318 bars)
  2. Andante (C minor, 102 bars)
  3. Scherzo. Allegro leggierissimo (G minor, 241 bars)
  4. Presto (E-flat major, 429 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1825 (October 15)
First Performance. 1836-01-30 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1833 - Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel
Dedication Eduard Ritz (1802-1832)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 32 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 4 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos
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