Ludvig Norman (1831−1885)

Octett [C major] für 4 Violinen, 2 Bratschen und 2 Celli

opus 30

1. Andante sostenuto — Allegro alla breve
2. Andante
3. Scherzo: Allegro vivace ma non troppo Presto
4. Finale: Allegro con fuoco

  • Year of composition: 1: 29 November 1866; 2: 12 December 1866; 3: 18 December 1866; 4: 11 January 1867
  • Work category: String octet
  • Duration: Approx. 25-30 min

Instrumentation

4 vn, 2 vla, 2 vc

Examples of printed editions

Merton Music, 8 Wilton Grove, London SW19 3QX England, no. 8013 ((c) Krister Persson 2004).

Location for score and part material

Statens musik- och teaterbibliotek

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Norman's coll., opus 30, score and 2 sets of parts, also a sketch of the 3rd movement

Literature

Julius Bagge: 'Förteckning öfver Ludvig Normans tonverk, upprättad af Julius Bagge.' Stockholm 1886, p. 28.

Description of work

1. Andante sostenuto C major 4/4 (C)
2. Andante F major 3/4
3. Scherzo: Allegro vivace ma non troppo Presto A minor 3/4
4. Finale: Allegro con fuoco C major 4/4 (C)