String Quintet No.2, Op.77 (Dvořák, Antonín)

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Performances

Recordings

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Carolus (2010/9/1)

Performer Pages Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (ensemble)
Publisher Info. Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
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Misc. Notes A 5-movement performance, with the B major nocturne dropped by the composer reinstated in 2nd place.
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Cypressdome (2014/4/17)

Performer Pages Borromeo String Quartet (String Quartet)
Performers Nathaniel Martin, bass
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Sheet Music

Scores and Parts

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Kristerp (2011/5/29)

Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Ernst Eulenburg, No.338, n.d.(ca.1910). Plate E.E. 6059.
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, No.244, n.d.[1888]. Plate 8930.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano 4 hands

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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.[1888]. Plate 8931.
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General Information

Work Title String Quintet No.2
Alternative. Title
Composer Dvořák, Antonín
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.77 ; Op.18 ; B.49
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Allegro con fuoco. (G major)
  2. Scherzo. Allegro vivace. (E minor)
  3. Poco Andante. (C major)
  4. Finale. Allegro Assai (G major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1875, revised 1888 (second movement Nocturne withdrawn, other, minor, adjustments)
First Performance. 1876-3-18 (first version)
1889-11-25 (second version)
First Publication. 1888 – Berlin: N. Simrock
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello, bass
External Links Wikipedia article
antonin-dvorak.cz


Misc. Comments

Second movement withdrawn, published separately as the nocturne for strings in B major (Op.40 / B.47) (see Nocturne for String Orchestra. Note that the nocturne itself was originally the slow movement of his E minor string quartet of 1870.)

Chamber Music for Strings by Antonín Dvořák
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String Trios
String Quintets
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