String Quartet, Op.70 No.3 (Ries, Ferdinand)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Edition Peters, n.d.[1816]. Plate 1259.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.[1816]. Plate 1259.
Reprinted London: Merton Music, No.4239, n.d.[1996-2010].
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet
Alternative. Title
Composer Ries, Ferdinand
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.70 No.3
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFR 103
Key F-sharp minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movments
  1. Allegro ma non troppo
  2. Adagio molto cantabile
  3. Menuetto. Allegretto ma non troppo
  4. Finale. Molto allegro
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1812, Petersburg
First Publication. 1816 – Leipzig: C.F. Peters
Dedication Monseigneur le Prince Antoine Radziwil
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello
External Links Publication by Peters announced in the Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung (December, 1816).
RISM 452500353

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Apparently in the thematic catalog, opp 70/2 and 70/3 composition dates and places got transposed but were correct otherwise - one was composed 1809, Wien; one was 1812, St. Petersbourg; just not the correct ones.