Piano Quintet in C Minor
by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Small Ensemble - Sheet Music

Item Number: 5023896
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Piano Quintet in C Minor
by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Small Ensemble - Sheet Music

Item Number: 5023896
4 out of 5 Customer Rating

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Piano quintet (piano, violin, viola, cello, double bass) - Difficulty: medium-difficult

SKU: AP.12-0571519539

Composed by Ralph Vaughan Williams. 5 or More; Masterworks; Solo Small Ensembles; String Quintet (Piano Quintet). Faber Edition. 20th Century and British. Set of performance parts. With standard notation. Faber Music #12-0571519539. Published by Faber Music (AP.12-0571519539).

ISBN 9780571519538. 9x12 inches. Key: C minor. English.

The Piano Quintet in C is a substantial and superbly written work lasting some 30 minutes. The first movement, marked Allegro con fuoco, is expansive, loquacious and filled with late romantic passion, its harmonies Brahmsian for the most part but tinged with modality in the quieter passages. The expressive romantic melody of the Andante second movement is fully characteristic of the composer and resembles the song Silent Noon that he composed in the same year. The finale is a set of five well-differentiated variations, ending with a beautiful bell-like coda. This work was written in 1903.