Ludvig Norman (1831−1885)

Qvatuor [E-flat major] for 2 Violins, Viola and Violoncello
(In another score to the first movement: Quartetto no. 1, E-flat major)

1. Allegro vivace
2. Adagio ma non troppo
3. Scherzo: Allegro molto — Trio: Più moderato — Scherzo Da Capo dal Fine
4. Finale (a la Haydn): Allegro con spirito e vivace

  • Year of composition: Leipzig ummer 1848. 1: Leipzig 22 Aug. 1848; 2. 23 Jul. 1848; 3. 25 Jul.; 4. Fine Leipzig 5 Aug. 1848.
  • Work category: String quartet
  • Duration: Approx. 15-20 min
  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Norman's coll. B-Kv. Score and parts. The first movement exists in an extra score, and is as the first movement in the complete score dated 22 Aug. 1848.

Literature

Bagge, Julius: 'Förteckning öfver Ludvig Normans tonverk, upprättad af Julius Bagge', Stockholm, 1886, p. 29.
Sanner, Lars-Erik: 'Ludvig Norman. Studier kring en svensk 1800-talsmusiker med särskild hänsyn till hans konsertverksamhet och ungdomskompositioner', p. 165 (Licentiate diss. in musicology, Uppsala 1955).

Description of work

1. Allegro vivace E-flat major 4/4 /C)
2. Adagio ma non troppo A-flat major 3/4
3. Scherzo: Allegro molto E-flat major 3/4
4. Finale (a la Haydn): Allegro con spirito e vivace E-flat major 2/4