String Quartet No.1, Op.22 No.1 (Enescu, George)

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Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. Paris: Salabert, 1957.
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.1
Alternative. Title
Composer Enescu, George
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.22 No.1
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1920
First Performance. 1921 October 19
First Publication. 1957?
Dedication Flonzaley Quartet?
Average DurationAvg. Duration 47 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello
External Links All Music Guide (claims publication in 1921, but- ?)
Enescu society Note: Some sources give 1916-20 for composition date.
Wikipedia article (French)