String Octet, Op.3 (Herrmann, Gottfried)

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 Complete Parts
#82567 - 9.24MB, 51 (facing) pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 552x

PDF scanned by Theo Wyatt
KGill (2010/10/22)

Publisher Info.:

Leipzig: Schuberth & Co., n.d.[1864]. Plate 3939.


London: Merton Music, No.8101, n.d.(1996-2010).


Public Domain [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

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General Information

Work Title String Octet
Alternative Title Octett f. d. Violinen, 2 Altos, Vcllo u. Cb.
Composer Herrmann, Gottfried
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.3
Key D major
Movements/Sections 4 movements:
  1. Allegro brillante ma non troppo
  2. Andante espressivo, serioso e marcato (G major)
  3. (Serenade.) Scherzo vivo e leggiero. (B minor)
  4. Finale. Allegro con fuoco ma non troppo
Year/Date of Composition 1862?
First Performance 1862 December?
First Publication 1864?
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 4 violins, 2 violas, cello, contrabass

Misc. Comments

The work is mentioned in the 1863 January 21 Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung, page 75, concerning a 1862 December 17 concert; though apparently not published until sometime in 1864.

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