Kurt Atterberg (1887-1974)

Quartet [D major] for two violins, viola and cello

opus 39 nos 1-2 (+ opus 2 nos 1-2)

1. Allegro - A tempo primo, ma un poco più tranquillo - poco a poco calando - Tranquillo - Più tranquillo
2. Scherzo: Presto - Moderato - Presto
3. Romans: Adagio
4. Rondo: Allegro deciso - Più vivo - Tempo primo - Vivace (poco a poco) - animando al fine

  • Year of composition: 1909-1938 (1: '4 Feb. 1937'; 2: '22 Sept. 1909'; 3: '21 Sept. 1909'; 4: '(19 Mar. -37) 19 Feb-38'
  • Work category: String quartet
  • Duration: 30 min
  • Detailed duration: Enl. Stenhammarkvartetten: 1: 8'18''; 2: 7'18''; 3: 7'01''; 4: 7'25''

Examples of printed editions

Svensk Musik, SMIC 10077, photo print, Sthlm 1955

Location for score and part material

Musik- och teaterbiblioteket

Description of work

1. Allegro D major 6/4
2. Scherzo: Presto F-sharp minor 6/8
3. Romans: Adagio B minor 2/4
4. Rondo: Allegro deciso [no set key signature] 3/2