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dc.contributor.other Felix Mendelssohn es
dc.contributor.other Sharon Grebanier es
dc.contributor.other Mariko Smiley es
dc.contributor.other Basil Vendryes es
dc.contributor.other Margaret Tait es
dc.coverage.spatial California - United States es
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-28T02:20:32Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-28T02:20:32Z
dc.date.copyright 1994 es
dc.date.issued 2012-07-27
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/266
dc.description.abstract This is usually listed as string quartet no 6, which is correct in terms of order of composition. It was written in the composer's last year. Naturally, it is an elegantly conceived composition. But it is also remarkable in that here the Mendelssohn's ordinary sense of emotional reserve collapses completely. Ordinarly showing the surface coolness of a man born into the upper classes, Mendelssohn's facade dissolves entirely, showing despair and rage. The reason is obvious: He returned homefrom Leipzig (where he was employed as conductor) in May, and learned of the death of his sister Fanny, four years his elder, an excellent musician and composer in her own right who was his closest confidante. He wrote this, his last great work, in July as a "Requiem for Fanny." When he returned to Leipzig, his friends found that he had changed; their description of his appearance and listlessness suggests what we would call severe depression. He took time off to visit his sister's grave in Berlin, and returned even more disturbed in mood. He could not conduct. At the end of October he suffered what appeared to be a small stroke. Further attacks followed and he died on November 4. There are few works in music which seem so firmly linked to the composer's death. Armed with knowledge and hindsight, the listener fancies that he can almost hear it coming. It is not out of bounds to say that he died of grief for his sister, and this quartet expresses that grief and pessimism so strongly that, for once, Mendelssohn reveals more of himself than even Schumann would have. A masterpiece torn from the heart, and essential to a string quartet collection. © All Music Guide es
dc.description.tableofcontents String Quartet N° 6 in F minor Op. 80 ; Allegro assai (Presto), Allegro assai, Adagio, Finale (Allegro molto-- String Quartet N° 3 in D major Op. 44 N° 1 ; Molto allegro vivace, Menuetto (un poco allegro), Andante espressivo ma con moto, Presto con brio-- Capriccio in E minor Op. 81 N° 3 ; Andante con moto (Allegro fugato, assai vivace)-- Fugue in E Flat major Op. 81 N° 4 ; A tempo ordinario-- es
dc.format.medium 1 CD Rom (65 min., 22 seg.) : Stereo ; 4 3/4 plg es
dc.language.iso en_US es
dc.rights Uninorte fm stereo es
dc.subject.lcc 318419705 es
dc.subject.lcsh String quartets es
dc.title String Quartets Vol. 1 es
dc.title.alternative String Quartets Vol. 1 es
dc.language.rfc3066 eng es
dc.rights.holder HNH International Ltd. es
dc.identifier.classification 730099586122 es
dc.subject.cdu Me.11 es


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1. String Quart ... Allegro assai (Presto).mp3 6:55 9.494Mb Unknown mp3
2. String Quart ... Op. 80 - Allegro assai.mp3 4:34 6.275Mb Unknown mp3
3. String Quart ... minor Op. 80 - Adagio.mp3 7:27 10.21Mb Unknown mp3
4. String Quart ... Finale (Allegro molto.mp3 5:44 7.873Mb Unknown mp3
5. String Quart ... - Molto allegro vivace.mp3 9:10 12.58Mb Unknown mp3
6. String Quart ... etto (un poco allegro).mp3 5:45 7.883Mb Unknown mp3
7. String Quart ... espressivo ma con moto.mp3 6:29 8.893Mb Unknown mp3
8. String Quart ... N° 1 - Presto con brio.mp3 7:14 9.922Mb Unknown mp3
9. Capriccio in ... fugato, assai vivace).mp3 6:01 8.245Mb Unknown mp3
10. Fugue in E ... 4 - A tempo ordinario.mp3 5:18 7.282Mb Unknown mp3
String Quartet ... inor Op. 80 - Completo.wav 24:33 247.8Mb WAV audio wav
String Quartet ... Op. 44 N° 1 - Completo.wav 28:27 287.2Mb WAV audio wav
Capriccio in E minor Op. 81 N° 3 - Completo.wav 5:58 60.28Mb WAV audio wav
Fugue in E Flat major Op. 81 N° 4 - Completo.wav 5:16 53.22Mb WAV audio wav

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