- Toch, Ernst
Quartet for Two Violins, Viola and Cello. Op. 70
Leeds Music Corporation, RKO Bldg. Radio City, New York, 1950, wraps, , , /
Parts (14, 14, 13, 14 pp.), 12 x 9 inches, 31 x 23 cm; 9 oz in gold wraps. Quarto. RKO Bldg., Radio City, New York: Leeds Music Corporation, 1950. Dedicated "To Hans Schiff the friend, the doctor, the musician." The motto of the string quartet is a quotation of Eduard Moerike, "Only through my tears can I see the beloved light of the sun."óLawrence Wechsler, The Guardian, 18-Jun-2015. After writing this string quartet and surviving a heart attack in 1946, Toch added seven symphonies, an opera, and more chamber music to his works.