String Quartet No.1, Op.12 (Mendelssohn, Felix)

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William (2007/7/29)

Editor Julius Rietz (1812-1877)
Publisher. Info. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdys Werke, Serie 6
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1875. Plate M.B. 22.
Reprinted Complete Chamber Music for Strings (pp.114-33)
New York: Dover Publications, 1978.
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Publisher. Info. Quartette für 2 Violinen, Bratsche, und Violoncell, Opp.12, 13, 44, 80, 81
Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.[1878]. Plate 6003.
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For Violin, Cello and Piano

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Richault, n.d.(1869). Plate R 7497.
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Misc. Notes first two pages (Nos.2, 3 (56 bars)) of piano score missing.
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For Piano 4 hands (Brissler)

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Arranger Friedrich Brissler (1818-1893)
Publisher. Info. Quartette für das Pianoforte zu vier Händen
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1876]. Plate V.A. 178.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.. Plate 6046.
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Canzonetta

For Violin and Piano (Catherine)

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Arranger Georges Catherine (1872-1958)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Alphonse Leduc, 1923. Plate A.L. 16.582.
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Misc. Notes From the uploader's archives. No.234 in "Les Classiques du Violon", a collection of "eclectic" transcriptions for violin and piano graded in difficulty as explained on the back cover. This one graded medium difficulty.
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For Viola or Cello and Piano

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Hofmeister, n.d.[1871]. Plate 6879.
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Misc. Notes Contained in the Nitschmann Collection of Elblag Library
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For Piano 4 Hands (Vilbac)

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Arranger Renaud de Vilbac (1829-1884)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Heugel, n.d.[1877]. Plate H.6316.
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For Organ (Best)

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Arranger William Thomas Best (1826-1897)
Publisher. Info. Arrangements from the Scores of the Great Masters, Vol.1 (pp.60-63)
London: Novello, Ewer & Co., n.d. Plate 2229.
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For Piano (Planté)

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Arranger Francis Planté (1839-1934)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Heugel, n.d.[1878]. Plate H.6396.(1).
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For Guitar (Tárrega)

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Arranger Francisco Tárrega (1852-1909)
Editor Stefan Apke (b. 1963)
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.1
Alternative. Title
Composer Mendelssohn, Felix
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.12 ; MWV R 25
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFM 156
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
I. Adagio non troppo – Allegro non tardante (292 bars)
II. Canzonetta. Allegretto (G minor, 131 bars)
III. Andante espressivo (B-flat major, 65 bars)
IV. Molto allegro e vivace (313 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1829
First Publication. 1830 - Leipzig: Hofmeister
Average DurationAvg. Duration 23 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello
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