Quartet for Woodwinds (Zhelobinsky, Valery)

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Sheet Music


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Editor Christopher Mansi (b. 1990)
Publisher. Info. Christopher Mansi, 2019.
Misc. Notes Typesetting based on the autograph manuscript
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General Information

Work Title Quartet for Woodwinds
Alternative. Title "Little" Quartet
Composer Zhelobinsky, Valery
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IVZ 14
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 complete, 1 unfinished
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1946
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation flute, oboe, clarinet in C, bassoon
Extra Information Unfinished at the time of the composer's death

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The first two movements are complete, the third movement cuts off abruptly after 18 measures in the autograph manuscript. The work was left unfinished by the time of his death, and only exists in the form of an autograph manuscript held at the State Archives of Literature and Art in St. Petersburg, Russia.