String Quartet No.3, Op.20 (Suter, Hermann)

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WilliamBunting (2011/7/31)

Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Ernst Eulenburg, No.326, n.d. Plate 5809.
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.3
Alternative. Title Amselrufe
Composer Suter, Hermann
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.20
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHS 2
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
  1. Comodo - Allegro ma non troppo, ma con spirito
  2. Allegretto vivace e grazioso (Reigen)
  3. Adagio (E major) - Presto
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1918?
Dedication F. Hirt, H. Koetcher, H. and W. Treichler
Average DurationAvg. Duration 35 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello
Extra Information The 2nd movement is based on a tune written for a setting of C.F. Meyer's (1825-1898) Morgenlied, which refers to a blackbird's song (Amstelrufe). The poem is included in the score.

Misc. Comments

Given its recording premiere? in 2013 on a CD with Suter's other 2 string quartets by the BeethovenQuartett (WorldCat).

Geidel of Leipzig is given as the publisher but I believe Musiques Suisses as confused the engraver (Geidel) with the publisher (Eulenburg?).