Ludvig Norman (1831−1885)

Quartett (C major) for 2 Violins, Viola and Violoncello

opus 42

1. Allegro
2. Andantino con variazioni
3. Scherzo: Allegro vivace - Trio - Scherzo da capo senza replica e poi atacca la coda
4. Finale: Allegro con brio

  • Year of composition: 1872-83
  • Work category: String quartet
  • Duration: 32 min
  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Norman's coll., opus 42, score.

Examples of recordings

• Sveriges Radio, prod. no. 2570-86/1602.
Stråkkvartett -86 (Bernt Lysell, Per Sandklef, violins, Thomas Sundkvist, viola, Mats Rondin, cello).
• Musica Sveciae, MSCD518 (CD), Lysellkvartetten (= Stråkkvartett -86 above), rec 1988, [on LP 1988] on CD 1994.

Literature

Bagge, Julius: 'Förteckning öfver Ludvig Normans tonverk, upprättad af Julius Bagge', pp. 28, Stockholm, 1886.
Wallner, Bo: 'Den svenska stråkkvartetten I: Klassicism och romantik', pp 78−81 (the Royal Swedish Academy of Music series no. 24, Stockholm 1979; on Norman's quartets, pp. 71−86).

Description of work

1. Allegro C major alla breve
2. Andantino con variazioni F major 6/8
3. Scherzo: Allegro vivace C minor 3/4
4. Finale: Allegro con brio C major alla breve