String Quartet in E minor, RT VIII/8 (Delius, Frederick)

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Publisher. Info. London: Augener, 1922. Plate 16074 R.
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet in E minor
Alternative. Title
Composer Delius, Frederick
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. RT VIII/8
Key E minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 or 4 movements (2 versions)
I. With animation
II. Quick and lightly
III. Late Swallows
IV. Very quick and vigorously
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1916 June (3 movements)
1917 (4 movements)
First Performance. 1916 November 17, London, Aeolian Hall (3-movement version)
1919 February 1, London (revised 4-movement version)
First Publication. 1922 by Augener
Average DurationAvg. Duration 28 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation 2 Violins, viola, cello
External Links MPH preface (by Kevin 'O Regan, 2010)

Misc. Comments

Revised, "Quick and lightly" 2nd movement added, in 1917 after premiere in 1916 of first version.