String Quartet No.3, H.183 (Martinů, Bohuslav)

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Sheet Music


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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Paris: Alphonse Leduc, 1931. Plate AL 17782.
Misc. Notes Scan artefacts are largely due to yellowed & highly acidic paper
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.3
Alternative. Title
Composer Martinů, Bohuslav
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. H.183
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IBM 67
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
  1. Allegro, 148 bars ( = 120)
  2. Andante, 59 bars ( = 54)
  3. Vivo, 218 bars ( = 132)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1929
First Publication. 1931
Dedication the Roth Quartet
Average DurationAvg. Duration 13 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello