String Sextet, Op.118 (Reger, Max)

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PMLP447195-Reger - String Sextet in F Major Op118 for 2 Violins 2 Violas 2 Cellos Score.pdf
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Berlin: Bote & Bock, 1911. Plate B. & B. 17620.


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General Information

Work Title String Sextet
Alternative Title
Composer Reger, Max
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.118
Key F major
Movements/Sections 4 movements
  1. Allegro energico (F major)
  2. Vivace (D minor)
  3. Largo con gran espressione (D major)
  4. Allegro commodo (F minor)
Year/Date of Composition 1910 September-November, Oberaudorf-Leipzig
First Performance 1911 March 12, Leipzig, Gewandhauskammermusik
First Publication 1911
Dedication Herrn Justizrat Dr. Paul Röntsch
Average Duration 35–45 minutes
Composer Time Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 Violins, 2 Violas, and 2 Cellos
External Links Brief essay on the Reger sextet (German)
MDG Notes to their recording of the Sextet (PDF, also in German)
All Music Guide
Edition Silvertrust

Misc. Comments

According to the MDG notes, Reger destroyed his sketches for the first movement except for four bars and then started over, and this with a deadline (it was written for performance at the Gewandhauskammermusik in March 1911 and indeed premiered there). - Schissel

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