2 String Quartets, Op.4 (Spohr, Louis)

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Publisher. Info. Milan: Ricordi, n.d.(ca.1823). Plate 1420.
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Work Title 2 String Quartets
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Composer Spohr, Louis
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.4
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Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 quartets ; 4 movements (each)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1805
First Publication. 1807 ca. – Leipzig: Kühnel, Plate 455
Dedication Gotha & Atembourg
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello

Misc. Comments

From Brown's "Louis Spohr: A Critical Biography" "it is possible he would have consigned the manuscript [of the quartets] to oblivion... had it not been for his publisher, Kühnel of Leipzig [who having heard them in 1807 and having already published the concerto no.2 and duets opus 3 persuaded Spohr] to allow the quartets to be published." (p.44, 1984 Cambridge University Press edition) (composed in 1807 also, see Brown, p.43. "Probably composed over the preceding two or three years" - p.44.)