3 String Quartets, Op.1 (Walter, August)
No.1 in D major
First edition (reprint)
Vienna: Tobias Haslinger, . Plate T.H. 9167.
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The pages have been arranged 2-up in imposition (booklet) order. Print landscape on A3 paper (420 x 297mm) in duplex fashion (even pages on back of odd). Last page is for cover. On other paper sizes center text with printer control options. Fold parts separately to form booklets. If you lack a suitable printer this item can be mail-ordered directly from Ourtext by . . 4 movements: Allegro. Andante con moto (A major). Menuetto (G major) - Trio - Menuetto. Vivace.
|Work Title||3 String Quartets|
|Movements/Sections||3: in D, F? and C minor (or D, C minor and F major)|
|Year/Date of Composition||1840–1842|
|First Publication||1844 – Vienna: Tobias Haslinger|
|Instrumentation||2 violins, 1 viola, 1 cello|
These 3 quartets are mentioned by Baker's in their brief biography of Walter (and in HMB, and in the Walter entry on Wikipedia, in their brief worklist.)
BSB (Bavarian library) also has these works, it seems "scannable on demand".
A list of Walter's manuscripts at Basel library lists Op.1 quartets and gives their dates of composition as 1840-1842. 2 quartets are also listed separately that may be part of the Op.1 set (or may be other quartets he composed around the same time) with keys D minor and C minor. (The C minor could be Op.1 No.3; the D minor, Op.1 No.2, depending on the accuracy of our source which has it as F major instead- inaccuracies parallel or relative-minor-wise in publications about music have never been rare.)
Dutch Royal Library has the order of nos. 2 and 3 as C minor and F major, and the date of issue as 1844 (from WeinmannSSH, Bd.2, p.159: dat. Nov. 1844 for no.3).