Three Intermezzi for string quartet

Full title Three Intermezzi for string quartet or string orchestra / Drei Intermezzi für Streichquartett oder Streichorchester
Date composed 1941
Details 1. Revelation [alternately titled New Day] 
2. Capriccio
3. Interrupted Serenade [alternately titled Interrupted Serenading]

Composition completed in December 1941.
Performance duration: to be determined.
Manuscript sources NYPL JOB 73–132, holograph score of string quartet version (4 folded folios), with composer's note on title page: New York, December 1941; the three movements are numbered but only no. 3 has a descriptive title, and each has a completion date at the end—for movement 1, Andante moderato: 9./XII. 1941; for movement 2, Moderato: 19./XII. 1941; and for movement 3, Allegro, titled Disturbed Serenade: 31./XII. 1941 / K. W. See also NYPL JPB 99–7 no.97, Composers Facsimile Edition of holograph score of string orchestra version (10 pages), with the title: Musicians Edition / String Score / Intermezzi for strings by Karl Weigl; in this score the movements are called Parts I, II, and III and titled Revelation (Andante moderato); Capriccio (Moderato); and Interrupted Serenading (Allegretto).
Publication details Whitney Blake, 1966.
Availabiity Score and parts available from KWF.

Three Intermezzi for string quartet / Drei Intermezzi für Streichquartett, no. 1
Simon Wynberg and ARC Ensemble

Performances (click icon to expand or collapse list)
26 May 1942 New York, private musicale, home of Mrs. H. A. Guinzburg: Marjorie Fulton, Louis Fischzohn, Kalman Fleisig, Sidney Edwards (string quartet version). Also on program: Ysaye, Prelude for violin solo; Bach, arias arranged for soprano and cello.
3 October 1981 New York, Carnegie Recital Hall, Mahler—Weigl Anniversary Program: string orchestra, cond. John Szicheng-Lau (orchestra version).
15 October 2006 Toronto, Glenn Gould Studio, CBC: ARC Ensemble members (Erika Raum, Felicia Moye, Carolyn Blackwell, Bryan Epperson, and Joel Quarrington, double bass).
21 May 2017 Seattle, Benaroya Halls Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall, in the nineteenth season of Seattles Music of Remembrance: Three Intermezzi for string quartet, in a version for string quintet, performed by Mikhail Shmidt, Takumi Taguchi, Susan Gulkis Assadi, Mara Finkelstein, and Jonathan Green. Also on the program: works by Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Hans Gál, and Mieczyslaw Weinberg. See