String Quartet No.1, Op.112 (Saint-Saëns, Camille)
Paris: A. Durand & Fils, 1904. Plate D. & F. 6462.
Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Piano 4 hands (Benfeld)
|Work Title||String Quartet No. 1|
|Year/Date of Composition||1899 April, Las Palmas (Canary Islands)|
|First Performance||1899 May, in Buenos Aires (private?)
1899 September in Paris, Salle Pleyel
|Dedication||Eugène Ysaÿe (1858-1931)|
|Instrumentation||2 Violins, Viola and Cello|
There is a section on this quartet in Sabrina Teller Ratner's book Camille Saint-Saëns, 1835-1921: The instrumental works (Oxford University Press, 2002) (pp.209–213) from which the premiere, bar, and other information was obtained.