Mendelssohn’s Piano Quartets
Music Chapel Festival
Bach to Mendelssohn
Shuichi Okada, violin
Manuel Vioque-Judde, viola
Bumjun Kim, cello
Selim Mazari, piano
F. Mendelssohn : Piano Quartet No. 2, in F minor, op. 2
I. Allegro molto
III. Intermezzo. Allegro moderato
IV. Allegro molto vivace
F. Mendelssohn : Piano Quartet No. 3, in B minor, op. 3
I. Allegro molto – Più allegro
III. Allegro molto
IV. Finale. Allegro vivace
The creativity of the young Mendelssohn is fully expressed in his first three keyboard quartets. keyboard quartets. If Op. 2 is already distinguished by an Adagio with daring modulations and a short Intermezzo replacing the usual Scherzo, Op. 3 proves to be the most accomplished, notably by its thematic coherence, with a single motif linking the first themes of the four movements.
The “eternal whirlwind” of the Scherzo pleased Goethe, who found in it a poetic and poetic and marvelous character.
* – 18, + 65 years old
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