String Sextet, Op.35 (Alary, Georges)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Paris: Hamelle, n.d.(ca.1890). Plate J. 3058 H.
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General Information

Work Title String Sextet
Alternative. Title Sextuor
Composer Alary, Georges
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.35
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGA 4
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
  1. Allegretto (= 108)
  2. Cavatine. Andante (= 58) — Poco più animato — Tempo I
  3. Intermezzo. Ben moderato (= 92)
  4. Final. Allegro assai (= 168)
First Performance. 1890 February or earlier
First Publication. 1890 ca. – Paris: Hamelle
Dedication Johannes Brahms
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos

Misc. Comments

"The Sextuor of Georges Alary, winner of the Prix Chartier in 1895"... — from "Monarch of the Flute: the Life of Georges Barrère" (Toff, 2005)

The Menestrel of 2 February 1890, p.37, mentions a performance? As does L'art musical, 28 Fevrier 1890. — ES