Im Advent (string quartet)
Title: Im Advent (In Advent) op. 79, no. 5
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, and Cello
Printout: 4 pages
Note: Mendelssohn’s rich harmonies and penchant for imitative voicing are heard throughout this piece, which was originally for chorus. Although the original lyrics are about the Advent season, as an instrumental piece is is suitable for diverse uses.