[Op. 21, no. 3]. Trois Quatuors pour Deux Violons, Alto et Violoncelle composés et dédiés à Monsieur A. Ardisson... No. III. Oeuv. 21._ 5e. Liv. des Quatuors. Pr. 1 Rthlr. 8 Gr. [Parts]. George ONSLOW.

[Op. 21, no. 3]. Trois Quatuors pour Deux Violons, Alto et Violoncelle composés et dédiés à Monsieur A. Ardisson... No. III. Oeuv. 21._ 5e. Liv. des Quatuors. Pr. 1 Rthlr. 8 Gr. [Parts]

Leipsic: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 3918c], [ca. 1823]. Folio. Disbound. Violino primo: [1] (title), [i] (blank), 3-9, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo: 5, [i] (blank) pp.; Viola: 5, [i] (blank) pp.; Violoncello: 4 pp. Title lithographed; music engraved.

With overpaste of C.C. Lose, Copenhague. Measure numbers added in pencil in a modern hand throughout.

Violino primo part stained at inner margin and pp. 4-5; some leaves browned at upper edge.

An early edition, published within months of the first. WorldCat (3 copies only in the U.S., at Harvard the Free Library of Philadelphia, and the University of California, Berkeley).

"[A] French composer of English descent... Onslow’s string quartets and quintets are the pinnacle of his output... Onslow’s work was particularly successful in Germany and Austria throughout the first half of the 19th century, as the many editions of his works show." Viviane Niaux in Grove Music Online. Item #25808

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