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Scores and Parts
||Paris: Enoch & Cie., n.d..|
Reissue (new engraving) - 1950. Plate E. & C. 4716.
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
||1 movement in 4 sections (with one brief pause)
- Très modéré -
- Même temps (pause) -
- Très fougueux - moins vite - 1er mouvement - moins vite - Lentement - Plus animé -
- Mouvement de valse bien rythmée
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||1909 December 18
- Paris, Salle des Agriculteurs
- Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France 2e série, 94e année, Nº 13, 1 Avril 1905, p.201, r.1334.
||André Gédalge (1856–1926)
|Average DurationAvg. Duration
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||Early 20th century
||4 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos
(There aren't four movements really, though there are four large sections (and even those are so subdivided it can be hard on paper- easier in sound, admittedly- relatively... - to tell that these are interior divisions of sections whereas these are divisions between larger sections of the big movement. There's only one real pause in the score, a brief one between the second and third "movements". If I say that in this respect it was maybe pretty typical of the time- or maybe actually forward-looking to features of chamber music of a decade later, morelike- I still find it a -most- exceptional and excellent work. Anyhow. - Schissel )
(According to the source cited @ Wikipedia, the 1909 concert had 2 Enescu premieres- the Octet, and the only just-completed first piano quartet.)