6 String Quartets, Op.7 (Hoffmeister, Franz Anton)



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Publisher. Info. Paris: Imbault, n.d.[1785]. Plate 573.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. This edition mentioned in Mercure de France, No.17, 23 April 1785, p.191.
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General Information

Work Title 6 String Quartets
Alternative. Title
Composer Hoffmeister, Franz Anton
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.7 ; WeiH A20, A23
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 pieces of 2-4 movements each: in
  1. C major (Allegro - Rondo: Allegretto)
  2. B major (Poco adagio - Allegro)
  3. D major (Allegro con brio - Romanza, poco adagio - Rondo) (WH A20)
  4. E major (Adagio-Allegro - Adagio - Allegro moderato - Minuetto)
  5. G major (Allegro - Poco adagio - Allegro assai) (WH A23)
  6. F major (Moderato - Adagio - Rondo. Allegretto)
First Publication. 1785
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 2 Violins, Viola, Cello
External Links RISM 600177194 (copy in ms of the 6 quartets at Benediktinerstift, Musikarchiv, Kremsm√ľnster)

Misc. Comments

combines two groups of three quartets, WeiH A20 and A23 in Alexander Weinmann's work catalog.