Quartet, Op. 1 composed by Walter Rabl. Winds, Strings and Piano. For violin, clarinet in A and Bb (viola), cello and piano. This edition: Facsimile Editions. A remarkable composition, with unique instrumentation. Highly recommended. Bargain price.. Romantic. Score and parts. Published by Rosewood Publications (RW.RFE-54).
Walter Rabl (1873-1940) was an Austrian conductor and composer; studied in Vienna and Prague where he received a PhD in 1897; conducted the Dusseldorf Opera from 1903-6 and at musical theatres in Essen, Dortmund and Magdeburg. This quartet won a prize in Vienna in 1897. Brahms was a champion of Rabl's works.