String Quartet No. 6
|Full title||String Quartet No. 6 in C Major / 6. Streichquartett C-Dur|
Allegro ma non troppo
Composition completed May 1939.
Dedication: To Mrs. Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge.
Performance duration: ca. 25 min.
|Manuscript sources||NYPL JOB 73-136, holograph score (51 pages), with composer's note on title page: New York, Mai 1939. See also NYPL JPB 99-7 no. 71, photocopy of copyist's score, with concluding copyist's note: New York, May 12, 1939 / copied by W. Weissleder; and LOCMA box-folder 73/3, holograph sketches (72 pages and inserts).|
|Publication details||Signed contract with John Markert and Co., 1953, but the work was never published.|
|Availabiity||Score and parts available from ACA and KWF.|
|Recordings||Loewenguth Quartet (LP: Triad TRI 1; 1954).|
String Quartet No. 6: movement 2, Adagio
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|8 February 1954***||New York, New York Public Library: Loewenguth Quartet (Alfred Loewenguth, Maurice Fueri, Roger Roche, Pierre Basseux).|