Piano Quintet, Op.42 (Vierne, Louis)

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Sheet Music

Scores and Parts

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Daphnis (2013/11/29)

Publisher. Info. Paris: Éditions Maurice Senart, 1924. Plate E. M. S. 6453.
Misc. Notes Corrected edition dated 1993.
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General Information

Work Title Piano Quintet
Alternative. Title
Name Translations Quintette pour piano et cordes de Vierne; Quintet for piano and strings by Louis Vierne; ピアノ五重奏曲(ヴィエルヌ)
Authorities WorldCat; VIAF: 184787923; LCCN: n96103423; BNF: 147948499
Composer Vierne, Louis
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.42
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ILV 18
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
  1. Poco lento - Moderato
  2. Larghetto sostenuto
  3. Maestoso - Allegro molto risoluto
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1917-18
First Performance. 1921-7-16
Paris, Salle Gaveau
Yvonne Astruc, Victor Gentil, Maurice Vieux, Madame Caponsacchi ; Nadia Boulanger, piano
First Publication. 1924
Copyright Information U.S. copyright status: copyright renewed 1952 (R95683)

In the USA, This item is not in the public domain because it was renewed 28 years after first publication with a proper notice or it was "restored" to copyright status via a Notice of Intent to Enforce (NIE) under the provisions of the GATT/TRIPS amendments. It will enter the US public domain on January 1st, 2020.

Dedication En Ex-Voto / à la memoire de mon cher fils JACQUES / Mort pour la France à 17 ans
Average DurationAvg. Duration 31 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 Violins, viola, cello, and piano
Discography All Music Guide
External Links MPH preface (Konstantin Galluhn, 2011)
Wikipedia article (French)

Misc. Comments

Date of first performance given in "Louis Vierne: Louis Vierne: Organist of Notre-Dame Cathedral" (Smith), p.661 (and at Musikproduktion Höflich preface.)

MPH preface in this case is a PDF.