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Leipzig: Josef Weinberger, 1911. Plate J.W. 1786.
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Previously uploaded to USA server by Schissel on 3/19/2011
||String Quartet No.8
||Streichquartett in Des-dur
- I. Quasi prologus (Langsam, nicht schleppend, frei im Vortrag)
- II. Lebhaft
- III. Andante
- IV. Allegro giocoso
- V. Allegro impetuoso ed appas(s)ionato
|Year/Date of Composition
||1911 by J. Weinberger
||Grossherzog Ernst Ludwig von Hessen
||Early 20th century
||2 Violins, viola, cello
- as there seems to be little of D♭ major about this quartet until the end of the finale, however, I am inserting the correct (going by any typical 'rules' I think I know) key of C♯ minor. The numbering of Toch's quartets presents even more of a problem- the first five or so are lost (this editor hopes not forever), but the composer-approved numbering starts with number 6 for the quartet in A opus 12 and goes from there to the quartet no.13 opus 74 (a very fine work I think- I own two recordings- but neither PD-US/CA/EU until 2015, so...)(further note: Violin I part has appasionato, Violin II, Viola, Cello have appassionato.) - Schissel