String Quartet No.2, Op.147 (Rheinberger, Josef Gabriel)
First edition (reprint)
Leipzig: F.E.C. Leuckart, . Plate F.E.C.L. 4021.
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|Work Title||String Quartet No.2|
|Composer||Rheinberger, Josef Gabriel|
|Year/Date of Composition||1886?|
|First Performance||1887-12-2, Heckmann Quartet, Steinway Hall, London, or (probably) earlier|
|First Publication||1888 – Leipzig: F.E.C. Leuckart|
|Dedication||Herrn Concertmeister Robert Heckmann freundlichst gewidmet|
|Average Duration||32 minutes|
|Instrumentation||2 violins, 1 viola, 1 cello|
Re 1887-12-2: an early performance but probably not the premiere. this from Musical Notes 1887 by Hermann Klein. This concert did contain the English premiere (at least, I am assuming- all Klein writes is, "for the first time"- perhaps it was the world premiere) of Sgambati's quartet.