It is very unlikely that this work is public domain in the EU, or in any country where the copyright term is life-plus-70 years. However, it is in the public domain in Canada (where IMSLP is hosted) and other countries where the term is life-plus-50 years (such as China, Japan, Korea and many others worldwide). As this work was first published before 1923 or failed to meet notice or renewal requirements to secure statutory copyright with no "restoration" under the GATT amendments, it is very likely to be public domain in the USA as well.
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|Work Title||Serenade for String Quartet|
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||Op.61|
|Key||No one key: C major, C to E major, A major, D major, G major, E♭ major|
|First Performance.||1906-6 or earlier|
|Average DurationAvg. Duration||22 minutes|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Romantic|
|Instrumentation||2 violins, 1 viola, 1 cello|
A Vienna performance (by the Rosé quartet?) is mentioned in the Musikalisches Wochenblatt of June 28 1906, page 479 (where it is described- oddly, given the keys of the quartet- as his Serenade für Streichquartett in G dur, Op.61.)
There are at least a couple of other works by Jaques-Dalcroze for string quartet that were published, including "Rythmes de danse : trois suites de pièces brèves" (pub.1922, Heugel, arrangement of some of the same works for piano) and "Quatuor à cordes", published ca.1904 by . This latter string quartet has been .