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[Op. 133]. Grande Fugue tantot libre, tantot recherchee pour 2 Violons, Alte & Violoncelle Dediee... A Son Altesse ... Monseigneur le Cardinal Rodolphe... Oeuvre 133. [Set of parrs]
Vienna: Math. Artaria [PN M.A. 877]. [1827]. Folio. Unbound. Violin I: 1f. (decorative title), 3-10; Violin II: [1] (blank), 2-9, [i] (blank); Viola: [1] (blank), 2-9, [i] (blank); Violoncello: [1] (blank), 2-9, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Minor foxing throughout, more evident to title; minor edge tears. . First Edition. New Kinsky p. 883. Kinsky-Halm p. 405. Dorfuller pp. 233-234. Munich catalogue 269. CPM Vol. 4 p. 250. Hirsch IV, 409. Hoboken 2, 524. This great fugue, originally composed as the finale to the quartet op. 130, consists of "various transformations of a cantus firmus subject -- transformations closer in spirit to the Romantic symphonic poem than to any earlier fugal practice. The sections almost have the weight of separate movements, as in the Ninth Symphony finale..." The New Grove ,Vol. 2, p. 388.
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