String Quintet No.1

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Felix Mendelssohn

String Quintet No.1 in A major

Op. 18

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Although it bears an earlier opus number, Felix Mendelssohn's Quintet No. 1 for strings in A major, Op. 18, in fact postdates the famous Octet in E flat major, Op. 20. If the Octet, composed in 1825 when Mendelssohn was 16, marks the beginning of Felix's real maturity as a composer, then this Quintet, composed the foll... read more