The Piano Quartet in A major, Op. 26 by Johannes Brahms is a musical composition scored for piano, violin, viola and cello. It was completed in 1861 and received its premiere in November 1863 by the Hellmesberger Quartet with the composer playing the piano part. It has been especially noted for drawing influence from composer Franz Schubert. Lasting approximately 50 minutes, this quartet is the longest of Brahms's chamber works to perform.
|Date of composition||1861|
|Premiered||1862, November 29th in Vienna, Austria|
|First published||1863, N. Simrock in Bonn, Germany|
|Approx. duration||48 minutes|
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