String Quartet No.1, Op.25 (Gernsheim, Friedrich)

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Performer Pages Steve's Bedroom Band (String Quartet)
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Engraver Leipzig: C.G. Röder.
Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1894. Plate 10138.
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Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.[1872]. Plate 7190.
Reprinted London: Merton Music, No.4138, n.d.(1996-2010).
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.1
Alternative. Title Erstes Streichquartett in c-moll
Composer Gernsheim, Friedrich
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.25
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFG 38
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Allegro energico
  2. Andante con moto - Molto tranquillo - dolce
  3. Allegro
  4. Rondo all' Ongarese. Allegro molto vivace - Poco meno mosso - Tempo I - Presto - Prestissimo
First Performance. 1871 October 16, Cologne
First Publication. 1872
Average DurationAvg. Duration 32 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello

Misc. Comments

Dedication undetermined. (2nd quartet has been recorded commercially (on the Audite label) but not this.)

Performed 6 January 1872 in Cöln. See Musikalisches Wochenblatt, 2 Feb. 1872 issue, p.90. However, the Boston list of premieres gives an earlier performance.