String Quartet No.1 in E major (Praeger, Ferdinand)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.(ca.1800s)
Misc. Notes Source: Mus. Arc. 46, Box 10, Item(s) 398. Ferdinand Praeger Collection of Scores, ca.1829-1891, Music Library, The State University of New York at Buffalo.

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Work Title String Quartet No.1 in E major
Alternative. Title
Composer Praeger, Ferdinand
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFP 95
Key E minor (end in E major)
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
I. Adagio — Allegro moderato
II. Molto adagio
III. Allegro con forza
First Performance. 1879 or earlier??
Dedication "Dedicated to his friend Richard Wagner"
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello

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Possibly(?) the Ferdinand Praeger quartet dedicated to Wagner that was performed @ Cleveland-gardens, London, in a concert reported on in the Musical Standard, July 19 1879, p.36 as having occurred on Thursday the preceding week - see review. (Together with one of his piano trios, a piano sonata, and other works.)

(July 10 1879 according to Grove's first edition.)