Since this work was first published after 1922 with the prescribed copyright notice, it is unlikely that this work is public domain in the USA. However, it is in the public domain in Canada (where IMSLP is hosted), the EU, and in those countries where the copyright term is life+70 years or less.
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|Work Title||String Quartet|
|Alternative. Title||Violin Quartette|
|Composer||Paine, John Knowles|
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||Op.5|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1860-69?|
|First Publication.||1940 – New York: Work Projects Administration and The New York Public Library|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Romantic|
|Instrumentation||2 Violins, viola, cello|
There are two references to the first publication in Wordcat which may or may not describe the same issue.is described as 4 parts "Reproduced cooperatively by Work Projects Administration and The New York Public Library, [19--?]." is described as both the score and four parts revised by Sydney Beck (1906–2001) and published by the New York Public Library in 1940. No copyright renewal could be found for this publication.