Franz Berwald (1796−1868)

Quartett in Es [E-flat major]

1. Allegro con brio, attacca
2. Allegro di molto, attacca
3. Adagio quasi Andante, attacca
4. Scherzo: Allegro assai, attacca
5. Adagio, attacca
6. Allegro di molto

  • Year of composition: Stockholm, 6 November 1849.
  • Work category: String quartet
  • Duration: 22 min

Examples of printed editions

Stämmor: Bärenreiter-Verlag Karl Vötterle GmbH & Co. KG. Kassel, publ. 1966.

Literature

Robert Layton: 'Berwald', Swedish trans. Folke H. Törnblom, Sthlm 1956, pp. 53, 69, 81, 110, 113, 128, 133, 146-147, 162

Bo Wallner. 'Den svenska stråkkvartetten I: Klassicism och romantik', Kungl. Musikaliska Akademiens series no. 24, Stockholm 1979, pp. 51-71 passim.

Description of work

1. Allegro con brio E-flat major 4/4
2. Allegro di molto 3/4
3. Adagio quasi Andante A-flat major
4. Scherzo: Allegro assai C minor 3/4
5. Adagio A-flat major 4/4 (C)
6. Allegro di molto E-flat major 3/4