String Quartet No.1, Op.40 (Kaun, Hugo)

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 I. Bewegt und mit Begeisterung
#306300 - 8.73MB - 9:32 -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1) - - !N/!N/!N - 70x

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 II. Sehr langsam (Auf den Tod eines Helden)
#306301 - 14.53MB - 15:52 -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - - !N/!N/!N - 43x

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Steve's Bedroom Band (String Quartet)

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Steve Jones

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 Violin I (color)
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 Violin II (color)
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 Viola (color)
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 Cello (color)
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 Complete Parts (black and white)
#255627 - 7.16MB, 47 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/V/V - 72x

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Cypressdome (2012/10/23)

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First edition

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Breitkopf & Härtel's Kammermusik-Bibliothek
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1898]. Plate 231.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.1
Alternative Title Auf den Tod eines Helden
Composer Kaun, Hugo
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.40
Key F major
Movements/Sections 2 movements
  1. Bewegt und mit Begeisterung.
  2. Sehr langsam (Auf den Tod eines Helden) - Leidenschaftlich bewegt - Ruhig - Ziemlich erregt
First Publication 1898 – Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello


Misc. Comments

According to Cobbett/Altmann the hero of the second movement was Kaun's friend, Captain von Gossel of the SS Elbe, which was involved in a collision while crossing the North Sea at 5.30 am on January 31st 1895 and sank with the loss of more than 300 passengers and crew

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