Ludvig Norman (1831−1885)

Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola and Violoncello (A minor)

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1. Allegro agitato
2. Andante sostenuto e cantabile
3. Tempo di Menuetto
4. Finale: Allegro molto vivace

  • Year of composition: 1884
  • Work category: String quartet
  • Duration: 23 min

Examples of printed editions

Stockholm, Julius Bagge (132), Score and parts. (Stich und Druck der Röder'schen Officin in Leipzig.) n.d.

Location for score and part material

Statens musik- och teaterbibliotek

  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Only an arrangement for piano four hands by L.G. Bratt exists at MTB.

Examples of recordings

• Sveriges Radio?, rec. 1955, broadcasted 2012-03-05
Leo Berlin & Claes Nilsson, violins, Ebbe Grimsland, viola, Olof Ruthström, cello
• Sveriges Radio?, broadcasted 1986-07-05 (second movement)
Ivan Ericson-kvartetten (Ivan Ericson, Åke Johnson, violins, Inge Möller, viola, Charlie Cöster, cello).
• Swedish Society Discofil SLT 33190 (LP), rec. 1969.
Saulescokvartetten (Mircea Saulesco, Claes Nilsson, violins, Holger Hanson, viola, Åke Olofsson, cello).

Literature

Bagge, Julius: 'Förteckning öfver Ludvig Normans tonverk, upprättad af Julius Bagge', p. 29.
Wallner, Bo: 'Den svenska stråkkvartetten I: Klassicism och romantik', pp. 81-83 (the Royal Swedish Academy of Music series no. 24, Stockholm 1979; on Norman's quartets, pp.71−86).
−−−: 'Wilhelm Stenhammar och hans tid: I', Sthlm 1991, p. 79 f., III, Sthlm. 1991, p. 16.
Rotter, Signe: 'Studien zu den Streichquartetten von Wilhelm Stenhammar', Bärenreiter 2001, pp. 233−237.

Description of work

1. Allegro agitato A minor 4/4 (C)
2. Andante sostenuto e cantabile F major 3/4
3. Tempo di Menuetto A minor 3/4, Trio A-dur, Menuetto da capo A minor
4. Finale: Allegro molto vivace A major alla breve