String Quartet, Op.60 (Kahn, Robert)

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Publisher. Info. Berlin: Bote & Bock, 1914. Plate B. & B. 18236.
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Work Title String Quartet
Alternative. Title
Composer Kahn, Robert
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.60
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
  1. Allegro
  2. Molto vivace
  3. Tema (Andante con moto) con variazioni
First Performance. 1912, Berlin, Klingler-Quartett
First Publication. 1914
Dedication Dem Klingler-Quartett zugeeignet
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 Violins, Viola, Violoncello

Misc. Comments

His 2nd string quartet (No.1 is his op.8 of 1889.) Premiered by its dedicatees the Klingler Quartet sometime in (late?) 1912 in Berlin. (The key is given as F major there for whatever reason.)
The scherzo from this quartet was played by the Marianne Kneisel Quartet in Aeolian Hall , 1 February 1927 in their debut concert (according to Lillian Fuchs: First Lady of the Viola, page 14.)