String Quintet No.15, Op.38 (Onslow, George)

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 Complete Score
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PMLP50950-Onslow StringQuintet No15 Op38.pdf
Publisher Info.:

Leipzig: Fr. Kistner, n.d.[1835]. Plate 1078.


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This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.


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 Incomplete Parts
#22247 - 3.46MB, 48 pp. -  7.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 1285x

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 Alto-Violoncello pp2-3
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PMLP50950-Onslow Quintet15 op38.pdf

First edition

Publisher Info.:

Leipzig: H.A. Probst, n.d.[1830]. Plate 895.


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DKB scan lacking pp2-3 of Alto-Violoncello part.


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General Information

Work Title String Quintet No.15
Alternative Title "De la balle"; "The Bullet"
Composer Onslow, George
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.38
Key C minor
Movements/Sections 4 movements
  1. Allegro moderato ed espressivo
  2. Menuetto. Presto Dolore
  3. Andante sostenuto Convalescenza
  4. Finale. Allegro Guarigione
Year/Date of Composition 1829
First Publication 1830 – Leipzig: H.A. Probst
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, 2 cellos or 2 violins, 2 violas, cello
External Links RISM 452021049 (Abschrift at Berlin library. Mislisted as sextet because both alto (viola) and both cello parts are counted.)
WorldCat (2006 full score)

Misc. Comments

2 violas also a composer-permitted alternative, per parts title page.

Date 1829 and French subtitle from modern edition in external link.

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