String Quartet No.4, Op.34 (Praeger, Heinrich Aloys)

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Editor First edition ?
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(1823?). Plate 3553.
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Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(1823?). Plate 3553.
Reprinted London: Merton Music, No.4209, n.d.(1996-2010).
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.4
Alternative. Title
Composer Praeger, Heinrich Aloys
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.34
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Andante sostenuto
  3. Menuetto. Allegretto
  4. Rondo. Allegro non troppo
First Publication. 1823?
Dedication To amateurs.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello

Misc. Comments

actually, it seems the supposition that this is string quartet no.4 is based on the assignment of nos.1 to 3 to quartets op.13, and the absence to our knowledge of a quartet between those quartets and opus 34. A quartet opus 20 by a "Präger" is mentioned in Handbuch der musikalischen Literatur; oder, Allgemeines systematisch-geordnetes Verzeichnis der in Deutschland und in den angrenzenden Ländern gedruckten Musikalien auch musikalischen Schriften und Abbildungen, mit Anzeige der Verleger und Preise volumes 1 and 2 (a collected edition published in 1845)- what year the opus 20 was published needs to be determined, as does which Präger composed it, but this could well make opus 34 quartet no. 5 at least.- Schissel (edit: the quartet opus 20 is revealed by Worldcat to be a quartet for flute and strings published by Breitkopf und Härtel, plate 2082 (so possibly published ca.1816) - mystery solved.)

I stand corrected. It says "Quatrième quatuor" on its title page. (There is also a "Quartetto" Op.19 for strings etc. though, so this remains a bit odd...)