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Title CZSmyčcový kvartet č. 5
Title ENString Quartet No. 5
Title DEStreichquartett Nr. 5
Title FRQuatuor à cordes n° 5
CategoryChamber Music
SubcategoryString Quartets
Halbreich number268
Parts of the composition (movements)1. Allegro ma non troppo; 2. Adagio; 3. Allegro vivo; 4. Lento - Allegro
Durata27' 30''
InstrumentsVl Vl Vla Vc
Dedicatee Kaprálová, Vítězslava
Diplomatic transcription of the dedicationVitulce Kaprálové
Note on the dedicationDedicated to Vítězslava Kaprálová; dedication inscribed in the draft (MZM Brno).
Place of compositionParis
Year of origin1938
Initiation of composition04/1938
Completion of composition05/1938
First performance
Location of the first performanceLos Angeles, USA
Ensemble Pro-Arte Quartet
Autograph deposition
InstitutionCzech Museum of Music
Deposition locationPrague
OwnerNational Museum – Czech Museum of Music, Department of Music History, Prague
Note on the autograph depostitionDraft located at the Moravian Museum in Brno. *** Sketch (2 p.) is held by the Paul Sacher Stiftung in Basel.
CopyrightBärenreiter Praha
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Note Revised edition published by Editio Bärereiter, Prague 2005 (given durata: cca 20'). *** Title on the title page of the autograph score: "V. Quatuor" | à cordes." *** Date of origin according to the Charlotte Martinů's diary: 1-14 May 1938.
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