String Quartet, Op.28 (Webern, Anton)

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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1939. Plate U.E. 12398.
Reprinted London: Boosey & Hawkes, n.d.(ca.1945? 1955?).
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet
Alternative. Title
Name Translations Quatuor à cordes de Webern; Streichquartett; Cuarteto de cuerdas Op. 28; 弦楽四重奏曲; Струнный квартет (Веберн)
Authorities Wikipedia
Composer Webern, Anton
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.28
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAW 36
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
  1. Mäßig
  2. Gemächlich
  3. Sehr fließend
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1936-38
First Performance. 1938/09/22 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts
First Publication. 1939
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello
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Interestingly, the Wikipedia article claims that the first edition was from Boosey, the 1955 reprint from UE. (Unless the above reprint is not one mentioned in the article.)- Schissel