String Quartet No.3, Op.72 (Koechlin, Charles)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Maurice Senart, 1921*. Plate E.M.S. 6476.
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Publisher. Info. Paris: Editions Maurice Senart, 1921*. Plate E.M.S. 6482.
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Work Title String Quartet No.3
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Composer Koechlin, Charles
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.72
Key See below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
  1. Très calme: Intime et d'une sonorité douce et fluide (mix of G major and E minor)
  2. Scherzo: Assez animé et très franchement rythmé (D major, ends in C major)
  3. Adagio: Très calme et très égal
    (Il sera préférable de jouer ce morceau tout entier avec les sourdines) (C major)
  4. Final: Animé et gai ; Presto non troppo (A major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1917-21
First Performance. 20 January 1924 by Quatuor Pro Arte, Mulhouse
First Publication. 1924
Average DurationAvg. Duration 14 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, and cello