6 String Quartets, Op.7 (Förster, Emanuel Aloys)




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PDF scanned by D-Mbs
Notenschreiber (2014/12/30)

Publisher. Info. Manuscript, 1794. (on the title page)
Misc. Notes RISM 454017252
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General Information

Work Title 6 String Quartets
Alternative. Title
Composer Förster, Emanuel Aloys
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.7
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEF 5
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 quartets in
  1. Quartet in A major
  2. Quartet in F major
  3. Quartet in D major
  4. Quartet in B major
  5. Quartet in G major
  6. Quartet in E major
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1794 or before
First Publication. 1794 ca. – Offenbach: Jean André
Dedication A sa majesté le Roi de Prusse
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello

Misc. Comments

Dedicated in 1794; composed by then; published around then. Not precisely clear (... to me?) what stage of the composition process this manuscript is from (publisher's copy for use for engraving?- seems likely...)