Dag Wirén (1905-1986)

String Quartet no. 4

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1. Calmo - Allegro molto - Calmo
2. Intermezzo 1: Moderato
3. Intermezzo 2: Prestissimo
4. Lento
5. Allegro molto

  • Year of composition: 1952-1953
  • Work category: String quartet
  • First performed: 27 February 1954, Kyndel Quartet (Otto Kyndel, Celia Aumere, Åke Hedlund, Folke Bramme)
  • Duration: 18 min
  • Detailed duration: Fresk Quartet: 4:35, 2:20, 1:45, 4:30, 4:10

Examples of printed editions

Carl Gehrmans förlag: C.G.4986, Stockholm 1955

Literature

Wallner, Bo: detailed preface in the printed score (Gehrmans 1955)

Description of work

1. Calmo mixed time signatures (2/4, 3/4)
2. Intermezzo 1: Moderato alla breve
3. Intermezzo 2: Prestissimo 6/8
4. Lento 3/4
5. Allegro molto 4/4 (C)