String Quartet No.1, Op.51 No.1 (Brahms, Johannes)

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Performer Pages Borromeo String Quartet (String Quartet)
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.[1873]. Plate 7378.
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.(ca.1900). Plate 11365.
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Editor Hans Gál (1890-1987)
Publisher. Info. Johannes Brahms: Sämtliche Werke, Band 7:
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Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1926-27. Plate J.B. 22.
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Publisher. Info. Zwei Quartette, Op.51
Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.[1873]. Plate 7380.
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For Piano 4 hands (Brahms)

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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.[1873]. Plate 7385.
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Arranger Paul Klengel (1854–1935)
Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.[1897]. Plate 10714.
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.1
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Composer Brahms, Johannes
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.51 No.1
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Allegro
  2. Romanze. Poco Adagio
  3. Allegretto molto moderato e comodo
  4. Allegro
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1865?-1873
First Performance. 1873-12-11 in Vienna
First Publication. 1873 (November) – Berlin: N. Simrock
Dedication "Seinem Freunde Dr. Theodor Billroth in Wien zugeeignet"
Average DurationAvg. Duration 32 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello
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  • Composed for string quartet between 1865 and 1873?
  • Arranged by Brahms for piano 4 hands, 1873?