Henning Mankell (1868−1930)

Quartet for 2 violins, viola and cello (Stringquartet no. 1 C-sharp minor)

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I Andante con espressione
II Molto andante
III Allegro - final

  • Year of composition: Stockholm Sturegatan 46 May-Sept. 1914 (according to the autograph)
  • Work category: String quartet
  • Duration: Approx. 30-40 min
  • Detailed duration: Playtime unconfirmed

Description of work

I Andante con espressione - Allegro poco moderato - Allegro vivace (scherzo) C-sharp minor - E-flat minor - A major - E-flat minor 4/4 (C) - 6/8 - 2/4 - [6/8]
II Molto andante - Molto adagio et con fantasia B-flat minor 6/4 3/2 [sic] - 2/4 - 3/4 - 3/2 - 2/4 - 6/4 3/2 [sic]
III Allegro - final D-flat major - F-sharp minor - B-flat minor - C-sharp minor (- D-flat major) (various key signatures) alla breve