String Sextet

Full title String Sextet in D Minor / Streichsextett D-moll
Date composed 1906
Details Composition completed June 1906; later revised by the composer as Rhapsodie für Streichorchester op. 30 / Rhapsody for string orchestra op. 30.
Performance duration: ca. 28 min.
Manuscript sources NYPL JOB 73-143, holograph score (48 pages), with composer's note on title page: Wien, Juni 1906; see also ÖNB Mus.Hs.36836, holograph[?] copy of score; and ÖNB Mus.Hs.36837, holograph[?] parts.
Publication details Universal Edition, 1935: full score of Rhapsodie für Streichorchester [Streichsextett D-moll] (U.E. 10245). For more information see Rhapsody for string orchestra.
Recordings  
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13 November 1907*** Vienna, Bösendorfer Saal: expanded Rosé Quartet (Arnold Rosé, Paul Fischer, Anton Ruzitska, Friedrich Buxbaum, Franz Jelineck, Franz Schmidt). Also on program: Beethoven, String Quartet op. 130.
19 February 1919 Vienna, Konzert der Zeitschrift “Der Anbruch”: Rosé Quartet (Arnold Rosé, Paul Fischer, Anton Ruzitska, Friedrich Buxbaum); Franz Klein, viola; Hermann Jellinek, cello. Also on program: works by Bernhard Paumgartner; Felicia Mihacsek; Wilhelm Groß; Claude Debussy.
3 October 2015 Schiermonnikoog, Netherlands, International Schiermonnikoog Music Festival: String Sextet, performed by Philippe Graffin, Alexandre Pascal, Roger Chase, Lilli Maijala, Jeroen Reuling, and Marcio Carneiro. Also on the program: Korngold, Marietta’s Lied from Die Tote Stadt; Josef Marx, “Durch Einsamkeiten” for mezzo-soprano, viola, and piano; and Schubert, Trio no. 2, D. 929.