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||Manuscript, 1949 January.
||(Or one assumes it's public domain anyway, under ms-related laws &c ... ?)
||String Quartet No.2
||Hartmann, Karl Amadeus
- Langsam - äußerst lebhaft und sehr energisch
- Andantino - sehr ausdruckvoll
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||1952 – Heidelberg: W. Müller, Süddeutscher Musikverlag.
||Most likely public domain in the USA, despite publication date.|
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|Average DurationAvg. Duration
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||Early 20th century
||2 violins, viola, cello
Published in 1952, based on the above manuscript, by SMV, then by Schott. The slightly complicated publication history was explained in a 2001 publication released by BSB (probably a little after the time they acquired the above manuscript.)