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String Quartets, Vol. IV, Op. 20 (Sun Quartets)

By Franz Joseph Haydn

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String Quartet (Study Score)
Composed by Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809). Edited by Georg Feder and Sonja Gerlach. Henle Study Scores. Softcover. 116 pages. G. Henle #HN9208. Published by G. Henle (HL.51489208).

Item Number: HL.51489208

6.75x9.5 inches.

This study edition complements the parts of the String Quartets op. 20 that have already been published in Henle Urtext (HN 208); a new preface by Christin Heitmann provides illuminating background information. Haydn did not assign the nickname “Sun Quartets”: it alludes to an edition of the time, in which the title page was decorated with a rising sun. The Quartets op. 20 are the last series in a group of earlier string quartets, but are clearly ahead of their time. The demanding fugues which close three of the six quartets are a particular structural feature.

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