Valborg Aulin (1860−1928)

String quartet in E minor

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1. Allegro passionato
2. Andante con moto
3. Scherzo: Allegro con spirito - Trio: Alla burla . Tempo I - attacca
4. Finale: Presto

  • Year of composition: 1889
  • Work category: String quartet
  • First performed: 24 March 1890, Auditorium at Vetenskapsakademien, Stockholm, the Aulin quartet (Tor Aulin & Edvin Sjöberg, violins, Axel Bergström, viola, Berndt Carlsson, cello).
  • Duration: 30 min
  • Detailed duration: Talekvartetten: 30'21'' (1: 9'25'', 2: 8'33'', 3: 6'06'', 4: 6'05'')

Examples of printed editions

Musikaliska Konstföreningen 2005, ed. Krister Persson (score and parts)

Location for score and part material

Statens musik- och teaterbibliotek

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket

Examples of recordings

Musica Sveciae MSCD 528-529 (CD), rec. 1993, publ. 1994
Talekvartetten (Tale Olsson & Patrik Swedrup, violins, Ingegerd Kierkegaard, viola, Helena Nilsson, cello)

Recorded by Sveriges Radio on 14 November 2013 from a concert at the Opera, Stockholm

Literature

Cecilia George: 'Valborg Aulin - En tonsättarbiografi', Stockholms Universitet, Musikvetenskapliga institutionen, bachelor's thesis, 1997, pp. 20-21, 59-60

Description of work

1. Allegro passionato E minor 4/4 (C)
2. Andante con moto B major 3/8
3. Scherzo: Allegro con spirito E major 6/8
4. Finale: Presto E minor alla breve