Inscribed, signed, and dated by Foote on the title page to noted violinist and teacher Franz Kneisel, who has been called "the father of chamber music in America": To my friend | Franz Kneisel | Arthur Foote | Febr. 1902.
The Kneisel Quartet premiered and programmed a great deal of Foote's chamber music. The composer once remarked that he "learned much from Kneisel through his suggestions as to practical points in composition."SSC-05666$140