String Sextet, Op.38 (David, Ferdinand)
Steve's Bedroom Band (String Sextet)
Scores and Parts
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, . Plate 10198.
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|Work Title||String Sextet|
|Composer Time Period||Romantic|
|Instrumentation||3 violins, viola, 2 cellos|
A notice January 1 1861 from Leipzig in The Athenaeum, no.1732, 5 January 1861, page 23, gives a positive review to performances of both this and Brahms’s 1st sextet at the Gewandhaus concerts (and notes a performance of Jadassohn’s 1st symphony also, among other works, during the preceding season.) So premiered not later than, say, December 1860.