String Quartet No.4, Op.137 (Raff, Joachim)



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Editor First edition
Engraver Leipzig: F.W. Garbrecht.
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: J. Schuberth & Co., n.d.[1869]. Plate 4600.
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Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: J. Schuberth & Co., n.d.[1869]. Plate 4604.
Reprinted London: Merton Music, No.4217, n.d.[1996-2010].
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.4
Alternative. Title
Composer Raff, Joachim
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.137
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJR 114
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
I. Allegro patetico (quasi alla Breve)
II. Allegro, non troppo vivo, quasi Allegretto
III. Andante
IV. Andante (quasi Recitativo)- Allegro patetico- Presto (Tempo del Finale) - Andante - Presto (Finale.)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1867
First Publication. 1869 – Leipzig: J. Schuberth & Co.
Dedication Herrn Ferdinand Laub
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello
Primary Sources CH-E Mw 540b (early copy of publication)
D-B Raff, J. 22 N (autograph of composer's arrangement as a sonata for piano duet, digitized by Berlin Library)
External Links Edition Silvertrust