String Quartet no. 6 in Fm, Op. 80

The String Quartet no. 6 in F minor, Op. 80 was composed by Felix Mendelssohn in 1847. It was the last major piece he completed before he died two months later on 4 November 1847. He composed the piece as an hommage to his sister Fanny who had died on 17 May of that year and it bore the title Requiem for Fanny. The quartet was first heard in private on 5 October 1847 in the presence of Ignaz Moscheles. The first public performance was on 4 November 1848 in Leipzig with ... more

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Recording String Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80 - I. Allegro vivace assai Download
Recording String Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80 - II. Allegro assai Download
Recording String Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80 - III. Adagio Download
Recording String Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80 - IV. Finale. Allegro Molto Download

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