Piano quartet

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Opus 81 no.1

History

  • This quartet was completed in April 1973 in Koksijde.
  • The first performance took place in the Saint Peter's abbey in Ghent during a concert organised by the Centrum voor Koncertvernieuwing at the beginning of December 1973.[1][2] The performers were the member of the Vlaams Piano Kwartet.[1][3]

Music

  • instrumentation: piano quartet[4]
  • duration: ca 15'

Parts

  • I. Overture
    • Andante poco adagio
      • time signature: 4/4
    • Allegro energico
      • time signature: 2/2
  • II. Fugue
    • tempo: Andante moderato
    • time signature: 3/4
  • III. Scherzando
    • tempo: Allegro non troppo vivace
    • time signature: 2/4
  • IV. Molto adagio
    • time signature: 3/2
  • V. Finale
    • tempo: Allegro energico
    • time signature: 4/4

Sources

  • autograph: Royal Conservatory Brussels (B-Bc), shelf number BV-03-4045

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 De Roeck, p.461.
  2. Tessely (p.98) gives November.
  3. Tessely, p.98. The Flemish Piano Quartet consisted of Rudolf Werthen (violin), Atar Arad (viola), Marcel Lequeux (cello) and Pascal Sigrist (piano).
  4. Violin, viola, cello and piano.