String Quartet No.2 (Bachmann, Georges)

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For Piano solo (Kafka)

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Arranger Ernest Kafka (fl.1879-1881)
Publisher. Info. Paris: J. Hiélard, n.d.[1879]. Plate J.HD.1120.
Misc. Notes Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France :
2e série, 69e année, Nº 1, 3 Janvier 1880, p.9, reg.32. . 1879 according to BNF.
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General Information

Work Title Deuxième quatuor à cordes
Alternative. Title
Composer Bachmann, Georges
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGB 26
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello

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The only string quartet by a G. Bachmann or Georges Bachmann that searching seems to turn up is the 2 string quartets op.5 by "G. Bachmann", fl.1796 (published in or around 1796 by Johann André) - see WorldCat. Could this be the menuet of the 2nd of them, found, arranged (perhaps "arranged") and misattributed to the then-contemporary composer Georges Bachmann by Mr. Kafka?...

However, this has the same minuet, same publisher, arranged for violin and piano arranged by the composer, supposedly, not by Mr. Kafka. Maybe the work itself was in manuscript, unpublished? Curiouser and?...