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(12) Twelve string quartets: opp. 55, 64 and 71 complete
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(12) Twelve string quartets: opp. 55, 64 and 71 complete

By Haydn, Joseph; Altmann, Wilhelm

New York: Dover, 1980 280 pp. Quarto. Wear and soiling to corners, bow to front wrap. A few analytic notes in pencil made by Saul Novack, a colleague of Felix Salzer who was responsible for bringing him to Queens College and wrote the article about Salzer in the New Grove. Unabridged republication of 12 separate quartet vols. as published by Eulenburg. edited by Wilhelm Altmann.. Wraps. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$19.10

Joseph Haydn and the String Quartet
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Joseph Haydn and the String Quartet

By Barrett-Ayres, Reginald

New York: Schirmer, 1974 xiii, 417 pp. Probable first. Printed and bound in Great Britain. DJ sunned, with tears ,folds, mostly present. Cloth stained at foot, but no evidence of moisture in text block, which is clean and white, vg or better. Contents: 1. Beginnings; 2. The early quartets; 3. The contemporary scene; 4. Investigatin Opus 3; Form and Technique in Opus 9; 6. Quartet and symphony: The emergence of a chamber style; 7. The sonata principal in Opus 17 and Opus 20; 8. Fugue in Opus 20 and in contemporary string quartets; 9. The early quarrtets of Mozart; 10. A new and special way, Opus 33; 11. Odds and Ends; 12. Mozart: The six quartets dedicated to Haydn; 13. Monothematicism, Opus 50; 14. Early sources and autographs; 15. The Tost quartets: Opus 54 and Opus 55; 16. The end of an era, Opus 64; 17. Mozart: Sublime or in decline?; 18. Towards romanticism: Opus 71 and Opus 74; 19. The harvest: Opus 76; 20. The Viennese classical school; 21. The consummation: Opus 77 and Opus 103; 22. Theme and variations; 23. Beethoven; 24. Conclusion.. Cloth. Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.10

String quartets, opp. 20 and 33 : complete
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String quartets, opp. 20 and 33 : complete

By Haydn, Joseph; Altmann, Wilhelm

New York: Dover, 1985 262, 24 pp. General wear to wraps, inside fine. Edited by Wilhelm Altmann. Reprints of works originally published in London by Ernst Eulenburg. Contents: Opus 20. No. 1, in E-flat major; No. 2, in C major; No. 3, in G minor; No. 4, in D major; No. 5, in F minor; No. 6, in A major; Opus 33. No. 1, in B minor; No. 2, in E-flat major ("The joke"); No. 3, in C major ("The bird"); No. 4, in B-flat major; No. 5, in G major; No. 6, in D major. . Wraps. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$12.10

String Quartet on Indian Themes
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String Quartet on Indian Themes

By Jacobi, Frederick (1891-1952)

New York: Society for the Publication of American Music ; G. Schirmer 36 pp, score. Society for the Publication of American Music 1925-1926. (S.P.A.M.). Published for the society by G. Schirmer c1926. The second and last movements of this quartet are based on American Indian themes. Themes from second mvmt. from Natalie Curtis's The Indian Book, themes from third mvmt. noted by composer in the villages of Santa Clara and Tesuque New Mexico. His immersion in Native American music in the 20s was capped by his orchestral suite Indian Dances (1927-28), which was performed by Stowkowski in Philadelphia.. Wraps. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.09

Quartet for Strings, Op. 31 in B Minor
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Quartet for Strings, Op. 31 in B Minor

By Huss, Henry Holden

New York: Society for the Publication of American Music; G. Schirmer, 1921. 49 pp. Score. Some foxing, rusted staples, small chip from back wrap. Society for the Publication of American Music. (S.P.A.M.). 1920-1921 season. Published for the Society by G. Schirmer, New York, copyright 1921. G. Huss (1862-1953) was the founder of the American Guild of Organists. This string quartet was first performed by the Berkshire String Quartet on July 2, 1919. This work of Mr. Huss's [is] the best string quartet that I know produced in America”--Walter Kramer. . Wraps. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$29.09

Quartet No. 3 in E flat major--Opus 51 for two Violins, Viola and Cello
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Quartet No. 3 in E flat major--Opus 51 for two Violins, Viola and Cello

By Dvorak, Antonin

New York: International, 1950. 13, 11, 10 pp. Parts. Lacking viola part. Previous owner's stamp on all materials, else fine.Edited by Adolphe Frezin of the Paganini Quartet. . Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$9.99

Quartet for Strings in E Minor
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Quartet for Strings in E Minor

By Shepherd, Arthur

New York: Society for the Publication of American Music; Fischer & Bro. 36 pp. score. Society for the Publication of American Music. (S.P.A.M. 36) Sixteenth Season 1934-35; Published for the Society by Fischer & Bro. New York, copyright 1935. Dedicated to the Cleveland Quartet: Josef Fuchs, Carlton Cooley, Rudolph Ringwall, Victor de Gomez. Shepherd (1880-1958) was assistant conducter of the Cleveland orchestra and professor at Case Western University. His papers are at the University of Utah.. Wraps. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$29.09

Three Aquatints for String Quartet, Op. 1
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Three Aquatints for String Quartet, Op. 1

By Heller, James G

Society for the Publication of American Music 49 pp. Score. Society for the Publication of American Music. (S.P.A.M.). Tenth Season 1928-1929. Published for the Society by G. Schirmer, New York, copyright [1929]. Dedicated to the Heermann Quartet. VG. Rabbi James G. Heller (1892-1971) wrote program notes for the Cincinnati Orchestra from 1924 to 1941.. Wraps. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$39.09

Third String Quartet
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Third String Quartet

By Lockwood, Norman

New York: Society for the Publication of American Music; G. Schirmer Quarto. Score. 36.pp.(S.P.A.M. 55) Twenty-Seventh Season 1945-46. Published for the Society by G. Schirmer, copyright 1948. Dedicated to the Walden String Quartet.. Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.09

Quartet No. 6 in C Major, Op. 71
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Quartet No. 6 in C Major, Op. 71

By Smith, David Stanley

New York: Society for the Publication of American Music; Carl Fischer , 1937. 47 pp. Score. Society for the Publication of American Music. (S.P.A.M. 40) Eighteenth Season 1936-37; Published for the Society by Carl Fischer, New York, copyright 1937. Some tanning to extremities and in gutter. VG. List of the societies publications on back of wraps. Dedicated to Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge. Smith studied at Yale with Horatio Parker at the same time as Charles Ives and after studying with Ludwig Thuile and Vincent d'Indy succeeded Parker at Yale. . Wraps. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$29.09

First String Quartet
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First String Quartet

By Bergsma, William

New York: Society for the Publication of American Music; G. Schirmer Parts, quarto, 12 pp.; 12 pp.; 10 pp.; 9 pp. Four parts, very good in very good wrapper. (S.P.A.M. 53) Published for the Society by G. Schirmer, copyright 1946. The string quartet was written in 1942. The composer of The Wife of Martin Guerre (1956) and The Murder of Comrade Sharik (1973) the latter based on Bulgakov's Heart of a Dog.. Wraps. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$38.09

String Quartet No. 2
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String Quartet No. 2

By Koutzen, Boris

New York: Society for the Publication of American Music; G. Schirmer Quarto. Score. 35 pp. (S.P.A.M. 52) Twenty-Fifth Season 1943-44. Published for the Society by G. Schirmer, copyright 1945. G, a bump to top with attendant creases. Discoloration at extremities. Koutzen (1901-1966) was born in Russia and studied composition with Gliere. Arriving in the United States in 1923, he became a violinist in the Philadelphia Orchestra under Stokowski and taught at the Philadelphia Conservatory and at Vassar.. Wraps. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.09

String Quartet No. III
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String Quartet No. III

By Wagenaar, Bernard (1894-1971)

New York: Society for the Publication of American Music; G. Schirmer Quarto. Score. 22 pp. (S.P.A.M. 44) Twenty-First Season 1939-40. Published for the Society by G. Schirmer, copyright 1940. . Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.09