String Quartet, Op.28 (Ferrata, Giuseppe)

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Publisher Info.:

New York: J. Fischer & Bro., Ed.0167, 1913. Plate J.F. & B. 0167-27.


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General Information

Work Title String Quartet
Alternative Title
Composer Ferrata, Giuseppe
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.28
Key G major
Movements/Sections 4 movements:
  1. Largamente - Poco più mosso
  2. Serenata-Scherzo: Allegretto grazioso
  3. Romanza: Largo
  4. Finale fugato: Mosso
First Performance 1908 June 5, Pittsburgh (possibly performed earlier?)
First Publication 1913
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 Violins, Viola, Cello

Misc. Comments

"Awarded First Prize, Pittsburgh Art Society Competition, 1908."

According to Edward Eanes' Giuseppe Ferrata: émigré Pianist and Composer, at least one earlier quartet for strings, in C, exists and was partially performed (in 1907 and 1908, as Op.3 No.1. Actually, the situation is a little more complicated, as detailed there; in any case that quartet exists only as one manuscript and set of parts, and was never performed in full, just in individual movements or pairs of movements a few times, at least once as part of a concert devoted to Ferrara's music. The performances may have been behind his decision to write this quartet - the full un-Google-previewed book may be more informative on that point.) - Schissel

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