String Quartet, Op.49 (Jentsch, Max)


Sheet Music


PDF scanned by Theo Wyatt
KGill (2010/6/2)

Editor Fr. W. Höhne
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1899. Plate K.M. 1630/33.
Reprinted London: Merton Music, No.4159, n.d.(1996-2010).
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Merton-Ourtext Project.
The pages have been arranged 2-up in imposition (booklet) order for duplex printing on A3 paper and require an A3 printer. Alternatively, this work can be mail-ordered from Ourtext's website: click here. Ourtext prints have undergone editing, and legibility and accuracy can be expected to be superior to Merton archive files displayed here. From the plate (see Breitkopf und Härtel page), might be a first-decade (190x) revision even though it keeps the 1899 copyright of the original.
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet
Alternative. Title
Composer Jentsch, Max
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.49
Key F-sharp minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Quasi allegro, molto mobile e mutando in espressione
  2. Adagio con sentimento (Vigoroso e con calore)
  3. Scherzo. Vivace
  4. Largo e molto espressivo - Animando - Allegro vivace
First Publication. 1899
Dedication Herrn August Duesberg
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, 1 viola, 1 cello

Misc. Comments

Dedication to August Duesberg can be seen on the 2nd violin part of the scan above (see too Duesberg Family Biography. If I understand the biography right, and I'm not sure I do, he and his wife Natalie gave concerts regularly with Jentsch.)