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After a brief Largo, the opening Allegro is cheerful and bouncy enough; that is followed by two middle movements of mediocre quality, a Larghetto and a Minuetto; concluding with the best segment, the Allegro assai, which finally injects a little life into the piece.
Mendelssohn marked the final movement Allegro assai appassionato, but in the solo piano part in the very first bar added the rather contradictory instruction, un poco tranquillo.