3 String Quintets, B.271-273 (Pleyel, Ignaz)
Paris: Sieber, n.d.
London: Merton Music, No.5052, n.d.
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- According to Benton, in the Sieber edition these quintets are Op.5 (or, in a later print, without opus number), but here Op.6 has been added by hand.Purchase:
Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Piano 4 hands
No.1 in E♭ major
Munich: Goetz, n.d. Plate 228.
Benton mentions only an edition by Götz of the transcription of B.272 for keyboard 4-hands, but this is clearly a transcription of B.271.
|Work Title||3 String Quartets|
|Alternative Title||3 Quintetti concertants|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||B.271-273; published as Op.5 (Paris: Boyer, 1785-87; No.1-2 also Paris: Imbault, 1786), 1. Livre de Quintetti (Paris: Imbault, 1786), Quintetto No.4, 5 and 8 (Wien: Artaria, 1789); also Op.6, Op.8.|
|Key||E♭ major, G minor, C major|
|Year/Date of Composition||1785-86|
|Instrumentation||2 violins, 2 violas, cello|