String Quartet in C minor (Kaprál, Václav)

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Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. Brno: Pazdírek, 1931.
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet in C minor
Alternative. Title
Composer Kaprál, Václav
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IVK 2
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 movements
  1. Allegro moderato ( = 112)
  2. Adagio molto ( = 56)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1925
First Publication. 1931
Dedication The Moravian Quartet: leader František Kudláček (1894-1972). 2nd violin Josef Jedlicka (1904-93), Josef Trkan viola and Josef Křenek cello. (The quartet operated from 1922 to 1959.)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello
Extra Information First of two quartets; the second, with baritone solo (on a text by Bojko) dates from 1927.