The String Quintet No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 87, was composed by Felix Mendelssohn in 1845, when Mendelssohn was around 36 years old. The piece is scored for two violins, two violas and cello.

Date of composition 1845
First published 1851, Breitkopf und Härtel in Leipzig, Germany
Type String Quintet
Tonality B-flat Major
Catalogue Op. 87
Approx. duration 30 minutes
Instruments Cello
2x Violin
2x Viola
Autotranslations beta Felix Mendelssohn: Quintette à cordes n°2 en si bémol majeur, Op. 87
Felix Mendelssohn: Quintetto d'archi n. 2 in si bemolle maggiore, Op. 87
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Streichquintett Nr. 2 B-dur, Op. 87