Piano Quartet No. 2 (Mendelssohn)

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Felix Mendelssohn's Piano Quartet No. 2 in F minor, Op. 2, for piano, violin, viola and cello was completed on 3 December 1823 and published two years later. The work was dedicated to Mendelssohn's teacher, Carl Friedrich Zelter. Mendelssohn's three numbered piano quartets were the first works of his to be published, hence their opus numbers.

The work has four movements:

  1. Allegro molto
  2. Adagio
  3. Intermezzo: Allegro moderato
  4. Finale: Allegro molto vivace

A typical performance lasts just under half an hour.