Felix Mendelssohn

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

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

Tema con variazioni for String Quartet in E major, Op. 81, No. 1

(for 2 violins, viola and cello)
6:01 Tema con variazioni. Andante sostentuo
Duration: 6 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1847 (age 37-38)
Published: 1850
6 recordings, 6 videos
6:12
Pacifica Quartet
5:46
Quatuor Ysaÿe
5:52
Melos Quartet
5:29
Henschel Quartet
5:06
Mandelring Quartet
5:49
Juilliard String Quartet

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