Franz Berwald (1796−1868)

Quintetto [no. 1 in C minor] for 2 violins, viola, violoncello and piano

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1. Allegro molto
2. Scherzo: Poco Allegretto
3. Allegro molto
4. Adagio quasi Andante
5. Allegro assai e con spirito

  • Year of composition: 1853
  • Work category: Piano quintet
  • Duration: 26 min

Examples of printed editions

• Julius Schuberth, Hamburg 1856.
• Edition Suecia, Stockholm, rev. Sven Kjellström, (Firma Nottryck, Stockholm 1942).

Location for score and part material

Statens musik- och teaterbibliotek

Literature

Robert Layton: 'Berwald', Sthlm 1956, pp. 27, 85, 109, 113, 127, 130 ff, 147

Bo Wallner. 'Den svenska stråkkvartetten I: Klassicism och romantik', Kungl. Musikaliska Akademien's series no. 24, Stockholm 1979, pp. 69-70.

Description of work

1. Allegro molto C minor 4/4 (C)
2. Scherzo: Poco Allegretto C major 3/4
3. Allegro molto C minor 4/4 (C)
4. Adagio quasi Andante (E-flat major)
5. Allegro assai e con spirito c minor alla breve