Pleyel, Ignaz: String Quartet in A major, Op. 2, No. 1 (Benton 307) (AE232) – sheet music


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Pleyel, Ignaz (1757-1831)

Product Code: AE232
Description: String Quartet in A major, Op. 2, No. 1 (Benton 307)
Edited by: Dianne James
Year of Publication: 2001
Instrumentation: 2vn va vc
Binding: Score: Stapled / Parts: Unbound
Duration: 17 min(s)
Key: A major
ISBN: 1-877230-32-4

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The present edition reproduces as faithfully as possible the text of the Op.2 Quartets as transmitted in Graeffer's first edition of the works,a copy of which is preserved in the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde archives in Vienna. The style and notation of articulation and dynamic markings have been standardised throughout, and, where missing from the print,mar kings have been reconstructed from parallel passages. Like most eighteenth-century sources, the Graeffer edition is very inconsistent in its notation of appoggiature ; these have been standardised to minimise confusion. Obvious wrong notes have been corrected without comment,and editorial emendations with no authority from the print are placed within brackets. Allan Badley Dianne James

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