String Quartet No.1, Op.40 (Kaun, Hugo)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Breitkopf & Härtel's Kammermusik-Bibliothek
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, No.1627/1629, n.d.[1898].
Coissue?: Berlin: Musikverlag Richard Kaun, n.d.(1898?). Plate 231.
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.1
Alternative. Title Auf den Tod eines Helden
Composer Kaun, Hugo
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.40
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 movements
  1. Bewegt und mit Begeisterung.
  2. Sehr langsam (Auf den Tod eines Helden) - Leidenschaftlich bewegt - Ruhig - Ziemlich erregt
First Publication. 1898 – Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello


Misc. Comments

According to Cobbett/Altmann the hero of the second movement was Kaun's friend, Captain von Gossel of the SS Elbe, which was involved in a collision while crossing the North Sea at 5.30 am on January 31st 1895 and sank with the loss of more than 300 passengers and crew

Kaun-Verzeichnis gives the first publisher as Berlin : Rich. Rühle, 1898.