String Quartet No.4, B.19 (Dvořák, Antonín)



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Publisher. Info. Antonín Dvořák: Souborné vydání díla, series IV, vol.5
Prague: Editio Supraphon, 1968. Plate H 4592.

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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.4
Alternative. Title
Composer Dvořák, Antonín
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. B.19
Key E minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement in 3 sections
Velmi pohiblive a rázne (Assai con moto ed energico) - Andante religioso - Allegro con brio
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1870?
First Performance. 1990-10-08 in Prague
Martinu Quartet
First Publication. 1968
Average DurationAvg. Duration 34 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello
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Misc. Comments

Version History

  • Composed for string quartet, 1870?
  • 2nd movement (Andante religioso) adapted for string orchestra by Dvořák, 1875?, as Nocturne (B.47) (also briefly used as a movement of the 2nd string quintet in G major, but discarded.)
Chamber Music for Strings by Antonín Dvořák
String Quartets
String Trios
String Quintets
String Sextets