String Quartet in E minor (Nováček, Ottokar)

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 Complete Parts
#66336 - 3.48MB, 25 (facing) pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 614x

PDF scanned by Theo Wyatt
KGill (2010/6/5)

Publisher Info.:

Leipzig: E.W. Fritzsch, n.d.[1891]. Plate E.W.F. 509.L.


London: Merton Music, No.4187, n.d.(1996-2010).


Public Domain [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

This file is part of the Merton-Ourtext Project.
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet in E minor
Alternative Title
Composer Nováček, Ottokar
Key E minor
Movements/Sections 4:
  1. Allegro
  2. Adagio (A major)
  3. Prestissimo (C minor)
  4. Allegro molto agitato (E minor)
First Performance 1891 January 12, Brodsky Quartet, Leipzig.
First Publication 1891 or earlier
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, 1 viola, 1 cello

Misc. Comments

The "first edition" parts seem to be held (among other places) in a copy from the edition of the Flonzaley Quartet at the New York Public Library, see link.

Premiere(?) - see National Archives - "In this cutting die Herren Brodsky and Ottokar Novacek have been underlined in red. In this concert a quartet in E minor and in manuscript by Ottokar Novacek is played by the Brodsky Quartet." (date Jan. 12 1891, "Vierte Kammermusik [Serie I] im neuen Gewandhaus".)

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