String Quartet No.13, Op.86 (Myaskovsky, Nikolay)

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 Complete Score (CA)
#297126 - 3.83MB, 34 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V*/47*/21*

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Publisher Info.:

Moscow: Muzgiz, (1956). Plate M. 25238 Г.


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Misc. Notes:

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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.13
Alternative Title
Composer Myaskovsky, Nikolay
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.86
Key A minor
Movements/Sections 4 movements
  1. Moderato, A minor, 170 bars
  2. Presto fantastico, A minor, 331 bars
  3. Andante con moto e molto cantabile, A major, 154 bars
  4. Molto vivo, energico, A minor, 290 bars
Year/Date of Composition 1949
First Performance 1950-10-21, Beethoven Quartet
First Publication 1951 – Moscow: Gos. muzykalʹnoe izd-vo
Copyright Information This work is under claimed to be under copyright in the USA due to
"restoration" via the GATT/TRIPS amendment (Section 104). NIE-V8001P652
Dedication The Beethoven Quartet
Average Duration 25 minutes
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello
External Links
All Music Guide
Edition Silvertrust

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At least four commercial recordings (counting LPs and CDs.)

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