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String Quartet in G major, Op 44 No 1
composer
1804

Recordings
'Gyrowetz: String Quartets Op 44' (CDA67109)
Gyrowetz: String Quartets Op 44
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Details
Movement 1: Allegro
Track 1 on CDA67109 [7'17] Archive Service
Movement 2: Adagio
Track 2 on CDA67109 [4'27] Archive Service
Movement 3: Menuetto: Allegro – Trio – Menuetto
Track 3 on CDA67109 [4'42] Archive Service
Movement 4: Presto
Track 4 on CDA67109 [4'23] Archive Service

String Quartet in G major, Op 44 No 1
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The String Quartet in G major Op 44 No 1 has an opening movement whose simple four-bar figure reappears throughout. The following Adagio in D major is conversation-like with its dotted rhythms and triplet passages. This quartet is marked by a minuet which could easily be mistaken for Haydn and the echoes of the finale of Haydn’s Quartet in G major (Op 77 No 1) of 1799 in relation to the concluding Allegro has been remarked upon.

from notes by Graham Melville-Mason © 2000

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Details for CDA67109 track 3
Menuetto: Allegro – Trio – Menuetto
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-00-10903
Duration
4'42
Recording date
3 March 1999
Recording venue
St Michael's Church, Highgate, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Arthur Johnson
Recording engineer
Antony Howell & Julian Millard
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  1. Gyrowetz: String Quartets Op 44 (CDA67109)
    Disc 1 Track 3
    Release date: November 2000
    Deletion date: October 2007
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