String Quartet No.4, Op.16 (Veit, Václav)



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Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Friedrich Hofmeister, n.d.[1840]. Plate 2517.
Reprinted London: Merton Music, No.4305, n.d.[1996-2010].
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.4
Alternative. Title
Composer Veit, Václav
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.16
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IVV 9
Key G minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Allegro molto et appassionato
  2. Menuetto: Allegro ma non troppo
  3. Adagio
  4. Allegro assai - Andante con moto (Air de Bohème) - Allegro assai
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1840
First Performance. 1841
First Publication. 1840
Dedication Karol Józef Lipiński (1790–1861)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 35 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, 1 viola, 1 cello
Manuscript Sources D-LEm PM-5266
CZ-Pk A-I-R 57 (Skolaudy abschrift)

Navigation etc.

et for ed in the first movement - somewhat macaronic mixture of French and Italian?

Composition date also 1840 per Brezina's notes to CD of quartets 1 & 2. (Notes to Toccata Classics recording of nos. 3 & 4 replace "et" with "ed" in any case. These same notes mention a review of the premiere in the 4 April 1841 "Bohemia, ein Unterhaltungsblatt".)