String Quartet No.1 (Kontski, Karol de)


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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Paris: Alfred Ikelmer et Cie., n.d.[1862]. Plate A.I. et Cie. 2998.
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.1
Alternative. Title
Composer Kontski, Karol de
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
  1. Adagio - Allegro
  2. Andante (quasi allegretto)
  3. Minuetto (grazioso)
  4. Allegretto (grazioso)
First Publication. 1862 – Paris: Alfred Ikelmer et Cie.
Dedication Joseph Kasparek
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 Violins, viola, cello

Misc. Comments

Both quartets composed by 1862. Publication noted in the Journal de l'imprimerie et de la librairie en Belgique, Volume 9 (1862).

Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France 2e série, 51e année, Nº 9, 1 Mars 1862, p. 101, reg. 479.