String Quartet No.1, Op.112 (Saint-Saëns, Camille)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: A. Durand & Fils, 1904. Plate D. & F. 6462.
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Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, 1899. Plate D. & F. 5618.
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For Piano 4 hands (Benfeld)

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Arranger A. Benfeld
Publisher. Info. Paris: A. Durand & Fils, 1900. Plate D. & F. 5708
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No. 1
Alternative. Title
Composer Saint-Saëns, Camille
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.112
Key E minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Allegro (354 bars)
  2. Molto allegro quasi presto (440 bars)
  3. Molto adagio (84 bars)
  4. Allegro non troppo (183 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1899 April, Las Palmas (Canary Islands)
First Performance. 1899 May, in Buenos Aires (private?)
Composer and V. Cernicchiaro (violins), E. Gravenstein (viola), B. Niederberger (cello)

1899 September in Paris, Salle Pleyel

Ysaÿe Quartet (public, preceded by private audition for composer)
First Publication. 1899
Dedication Eugène Ysaÿe (1858-1931)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 Violins, Viola and Cello


Misc. Comments

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.