String Quartet No. 5 (Mendelssohn)


String Quartet No. 5 (Mendelssohn)

The String Quartet No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 44, No. 3, was composed by Felix Mendelssohn in 1838. The piece is part of the Op. 44 set of 3 string quartets that Mendelssohn dedicated to the Crown Prince of Sweden.

Movements

Like all of Mendelssohn's string quartets, this work has four movements:

# Allegro vivace
# Scherzo: Assai leggiero
# Adagio non troppo
# Molto allegro con fuoco

A typical performance just around 35 minutes.

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