String Quartet No.1, Op.4 (Becker, George)




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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Friedrich Hofmeister, n.d.[1857]. Plate 5269.
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.1
Alternative. Title Erstes Quartett, für zwei Violinen, Viola und Violoncell
Composer Becker, George
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.4
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Allegro con brio
  2. Adagio ma non troppo (Con molto sentimento)
  3. Scherzo: Allegro
  4. Finale: Allegro a la breve
First Publication. 1857 – Leipzig: Friedrich Hofmeister
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 Violins, viola, cello

Misc. Comments

First of at least three string quartets Hofmeister published by D.G. Becker. No.2 Op.5 in G minor published Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1857), p.158 later the same year. No.3 Op.6 in E published Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1858), p.35 the next year.