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Mendelssohn, The Cleveland Quartet - Quartet No. 2 In E Minor • Octet In E-flat Minor Album

Mendelssohn, The Cleveland Quartet - Quartet No. 2 In E Minor • Octet In E-flat Minor Album
Performer: Mendelssohn, The Cleveland Quartet
Title: Quartet No. 2 In E Minor • Octet In E-flat Minor
Released: 1987
Label: Telarc
Country: US
Style: Romantic
Catalog #: CD-80142
Genre: Classical
Rating: 4.7
Votes: 172
Formats: CD, Album
FLAC size: 1591 mb
MP3 size: 2418 mb


1I. Allegro Moderato, Ma Con Fuoco14:11
2Octet In E-flat Major, Op. 20
3IV. Presto - Adagio Non Lento8:46
4IV. Presto5:51
5I. Adagio - Allegro Vivace7:44
6II. Andante7:10
7III. Intermezzo: Allegretto Con Moto - Allegro Di Molto4:19
8II. Adagio Non Lento7:13
9III. Scerzo: Allegro Leggierissimo4:28
10Quartet In A Minor, Op. 13


  • Art DirectionRay Kirschensteiner
  • CelloElizabeth Anderson (tracks: 5 to 8), Paul Katz
  • Composed ByFelix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
  • DesignAlan Davis
  • Edited ByRosalind Ilett
  • EngineerJack Renner
  • EnsembleMeliora Quartet (tracks: 5 to 8), The Cleveland Quartet
  • Executive-ProducerRobert Woods
  • Liner NotesSteven Ledbetter
  • ProducerElizabeth Ostrow
  • Producer [Assistant]Elaine Martone
  • Technician [Assistance]Edward Abbott, John Newton
  • ViolaAtar Arad, Maria Lambros (tracks: 5 to 8)
  • ViolinCalvin Wiersma (tracks: 5 to 8), Donald Weilerstein, Ian Swensen (tracks: 5 to 8), Peter Salaff


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
CD-80142Mendelssohn, The Cleveland Quartet Mendelssohn, The Cleveland Quartet - Quartet No. 2 In E Minor • Octet In E-flat Minor ‎(CD, Album)TelarcCD-80142US1987


Total Playing Time: 60:49

Technical Information

Recorded in Houghton Chapel, Wellesley, College, Wellesley, Massachesetts on November 23-26, 1986
Microphone: Sennheiser MKH-20
Digital Recording Processor: Sony PCM-1610
Console: Studer Model 960
Monitor Speakers: B&W 801F
Power Amplifiers: Threshold Model S/1000 Stasis, Series II
Microphone & Interconnecting Cables: Monster Cable Prolink Series I & Interlink
Controln Room Acoustic Treatment: Sonex from illbruck/usa
Digital Editing: Sony DAE 1100

During the recording of the digital masters and the subsequent transfer to disc, the entire audio chain was transformerless. The signal was not passed through any processing device (i.e., compression, limiting or equalization) at any step during production.


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  • SPARS Code: DDD


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Telarc Records
  • Copyright (c) – Telarc Records
  • Manufactured By – Musical Heritage Society
  • Recorded At – Houghton Chapel


The String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13, was composed by Felix Mendelssohn in 1827. Written when he was 18 years old, it was, despite its official number, Mendelssohn's first mature string quartet. One of Mendelssohn's most passionate works, the A minor Quartet is one of the earliest and most significant examples of cyclic form in music. This work has four movements: Adagio A major Allegro vivace A minor, sonata form . Adagio non lento F major. 2018 г. Felix Mendelssohn: Quartet No. Felix Mendelssohn put himself on the musical map with his string octet when he was only 16, but his chamber music output continued at a brisk pace throughout the rest of his teens. Mendelssohn: Octet Quartet No. String Quartet No. Album 1987 8 Songs. 2 in A Minor, Op. 13: IV. Presto - Adagio non lento. Octet for strings in E-Flat Major, Op. Allegro moderato, ma con fuoco. 20: II. Felix Mendelssohn. Quartet No. 13 Octet in E flat Major, Op. 20 Cleveland Quartet, Meliora Quartet. 20 Cleveland Quartet, Meliora Quartet Felix Mendelssohn. This album has an average beat per minute of 109 BPM slowestfastest tempos: 76138 BPM. Album starts at 76BPM, ends at 118BPM 42, with tempos within the 76-138BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing. 80 - Colorado String Quartet. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Stream Mendelssohn: Quartet No. Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist Sample. Mendelssohn's brilliant Octet in E-flat for strings, Op. 20, was written in 1825, when Mendelssohn was only 16 it is commonly regarded as a pinnacle of chamber music. Two years later, Mendelssohn composed his String Quartet in A Minor, Op. Anyone who knows the Cleveland's critically acclaimed Beethoven cycle knows that their playing is technically flawless and unfailingly musical, served well by Telarc's engineers. Play full-length songs from Mendelssohn: Quartet No. Mendelssohn: Quartet No. 2 & Octet. Cleveland Quartet. Mendelssohn , The Cleveland Quartet - Quartet No. 2 In E Minor , Octet In E-flat Minor Album. 2 versionen. Judith Burganger and Cleveland Quartet: Trout Quintet by Schubert - Part I 8:57. Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet in B Minor, Op. Allegro 13:22. 115: II. Adagio 12:36. 115: IV. Con moto 9:15. 115: III. Andantino - Presto con assai . String Quartet in G minor, Op. 27: III. Intermezzo: Allegro molto marcato - Allegro agitato. Edvard Grieg. Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, known generally as Felix Mendelssohn 18091847 was a German composer, pianist, organist, and conductor of the early Romantic period. Mendelssohn was born on 3rd February 1809 in Hamburg, Germany into a notable Jewish family his grandfather was the philosopher Moses Mendelssohn. He was a child prodigy, though his family were careful not to allow this to distort his upbringing, and only approved of his following a musical career when it was clear that he was serious about music
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