Quatuor à cordes
String quartet

Year of composition

1966-1967

Duration

22'

Scored for

string quartet
I. Lento - II. Prestissimo - III. Larghetto - IV. Allegretto leggiero

Publication information

Universal Edition: pocket score and set of parts (PH445/UE13530)

Commentary

Dedication: Dédié à la Tonhalle Gesellschaft Zürich à l’occasion de son centenaire.
Commission: Écrit à la demande de la fondation PRO HELVETIA.

Premiere

World premiere: Zürich, 20 June 1968. Tonhalle-Quartett: Anton Dietz, violin; Curt Conzelmann, violin; Robert Lüthi, viola; Claude Starck, cello

Recordings (selective list)

  • Amati Quartet
    DIVOX CDX 25231-2 © & ℗ 2001 (FMS158)

  • Amati Quartet
    DIVOX CDX 29002 © 1990 + ℗ 1991 (FMS047)

  • Quatuor Sine Nomine
    MUSIQUE SUISSES CTS-M 57 ℗ + © 1998 (FMS079)

  • Utrecht String Quartet
    SMRrecords 2119171 ℗ 1999 (FMS202)

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