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Felix Mendelssohn

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Nationality: German
Born: February 3, 1809, Hamburg Died: November 4, 1847, Leipzig (age 38)

String Quartet No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 12

(for 2 violins, viola and cello)
7:35 I. Adagio non troppo - Allegro non tardante
4:00 II. Canzonetta. Allegretto
4:13 III. Andante espressivo
8:09 IV. Molto allegro e vivace
Duration: 24 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1829, September (age 20)
Published: 1830 (age 20-21)
10 recordings, 37 videos
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7:04
Quatuor Ysaÿe
I. Adagio non troppo - Allegro non tardante
4:07
Quatuor Ysaÿe
II. Canzonetta. Allegretto
4:29
Quatuor Ysaÿe
III. Andante espressivo
7:30
Quatuor Ysaÿe
IV. Molto allegro e vivace
8:19
Orlando Quartet
I. Adagio non troppo - Allegro non tardante
4:20
Orlando Quartet
II. Canzonetta. Allegretto
4:46
Orlando Quartet
III. Andante espressivo
8:36
Orlando Quartet
IV. Molto allegro e vivace
7:10
Henschel Quartet
I. Adagio non troppo - Allegro non tardante
4:08
Henschel Quartet
II. Canzonetta. Allegretto
4:22
Henschel Quartet
III. Andante espressivo
8:00
Henschel Quartet
IV. Molto allegro e vivace
7:48
Emerson String Quartet
I. Adagio non troppo - Allegro non tardante
3:56
Emerson String Quartet
II. Canzonetta. Allegretto
3:58
Emerson String Quartet
III. Andante espressivo
7:52
Emerson String Quartet
IV. Molto allegro e vivace
8:02
Ulbrich Quartet
I. Adagio non troppo - Allegro non tardante
3:51
Ulbrich Quartet
II. Canzonetta. Allegretto
4:13
Ulbrich Quartet
III. Andante espressivo
8:34
Ulbrich Quartet
IV. Molto allegro e vivace
8:15
Juilliard String Quartet
I. Adagio non troppo - Allegro non tardante
3:56
Juilliard String Quartet
II. Canzonetta. Allegretto
4:17
Juilliard String Quartet
III. Andante espressivo
8:41
Juilliard String Quartet
IV. Molto allegro e vivace
6:45
Bartók Quartet
I. Adagio non troppo - Allegro non tardante
3:28
Bartók Quartet
II. Canzonetta. Allegretto
3:43
Bartók Quartet
III. Andante espressivo
8:35
Bartók Quartet
IV. Molto allegro e vivace
25:22
Zemlinksy Quartet
8:01
Melos Quartet
I. Adagio non troppo - Allegro non tardante
4:11
Melos Quartet
II. Canzonetta. Allegretto
3:51
Melos Quartet
III. Andante espressivo
8:01
Melos Quartet
IV. Molto allegro e vivace
7:32
Mandelring Quartet
I. Adagio non troppo - Allegro non tardante
4:05
Mandelring Quartet
II. Canzonetta. Allegretto
4:11
Mandelring Quartet
III. Andante espressivo
8:13
Mandelring Quartet
IV. Molto allegro e vivace

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