String Quartet No.1, Op.3 (Jongen, Joseph)
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Leipzig: Ernst Eulenburg, Ed. 220, . Plate E.E. 1320.
This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. See also a 1896 edition of Deutsche Musikbibliographie (Volume 68, page 157.) In the Eulenburg score the first movement's "Introduzione" is just "Introduction", and scherzando applies in italics only to the violin parts (as does con granda espressione in the 2nd movement). Definitely seems to be a 2nd edition even though the modifications are slight (besides the collation of parts into score, that is).
Leige / Lüttich (Belgium): Leopold Muraille, 1893. Plate 186-80.
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|Work Title||String Quartet No. 1|
|Year/Date of Composition||1892|
|Dedication||Herrn Th. Radoux, Director des Königl. Conservatoriums für Musik zu Lüttich, gewidmet.|
|Average Duration||35–40 minutes|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|Instrumentation||2 Violins, Viola and Cello|
Recorded at least once, on a 2003 CD on the Pavane label (one of 2 Jongen CDs by the Quatuor Gong, one with quartets 1 and 2, the other with quartet 3 and the opus 67 serenades.)