String Quintet No.1 (Fétis, François-Joseph)

Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. Mainz: Schott, n.d.[1861]. Plate 16401.
Reprinted London: Merton Music, No.5002, n.d.[1996-2010]..
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General Information

Work Title String Quintet No.1
Alternative. Title
Composer Fétis, François-Joseph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.6?
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFF 5
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Allegro
  2. Andante
  3. Intermezzo. Con moto animato
  4. Finale. Adagio espressivo ma non troppo lento - Allegro molto
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1859
First Publication. 1861
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 Violins, 2 Violas, Cello

Misc. Comments

Recorded on LP in the early 1980s.

Published again by Brandus in 1866 as Op.6 (unless that's Fétis' quintet no.2?)

There are two other Fétis string quintets, published by Schott a year or two after.