String Quartet No.1, Op.6 (Krenek, Ernst)

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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1922. Plate U.E. 7081.
Misc. Notes Originally uploaded by Schissel on 2012-02-29.
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.1
Alternative. Title
Composer Krenek, Ernst
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.6
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEK 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement in 8 sections:
  1. Lento
  2. Allegro ma non troppo
  3. Adagio molto
  4. Presto
  5. Andante, quasi adagio
  6. Allegro vivace
  7. Fuga: Vivace
  8. Lento come prima
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1921 (January-February)
First Performance. 1921-6-16
Lambinon-Quartett of Berlin
First Publication. 1922
Dedication Dem Lambinon-Quartett in Berlin gewidmet.
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello
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There are 3 (recent) commercial recordings (one is part of a cycle of all eight of his quartets, one is on the Capriccio label with quartet 7, and one is coupled with works by Bach and Beethoven - the Bach Art of Fugue which may have been one work in Beethoven's mind when he wrote his Quartet in C minor, in turn a work that was fairly definitely? in Krenek's "ear" when he wrote this, both of them (just one part of the Bach, rather) included on the Audiomax CD along with the Krenek.)

Reference on performance (premiere?) date: Stewart, John Lincoln: Ernst Krenek: The Man and His Music, (University of California Press, 1991), pp.31–33.