Troisieme quatuor [Facsimile of the autograph full score]. Arthur HONEGGER.

Troisieme quatuor [Facsimile of the autograph full score]

pour deux violons, alto et violoncelle ... Fr. 30 Parties séparées : Fr. 45

Paris: Maurice Senart [PN E.M.S. 8737], 1937.

Original publisher's dark ivory wrappers with titling in red within ruled border. Unbound as issued. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 22 pp.

Somewhat browned.

First Edition. Spratt 109.

"A member of Les Six, [Honegger's] serious-minded musical aesthetic was entirely different from that of others in the group. He developed unusual musical and dramatic forms in large-scale works for voices and orchestra, and was one of the 20th century's most dedicated contrapuntists, with a clear indebtedness to Bach. His language is essentially tonal but characterized by a highly individual use of dissonance. Despite his admiration for Debussy and Ravel, his music is often rugged and uncompromising." Geoffrey K. Spratt in Grove Music Online.

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