Beethoven"s string quartets. by Philip Radcliffe

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Published by Hutchinson in [London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827,
  • String quartets -- Analysis, appreciation

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LC ClassificationsMT145.B425 R3
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5937739M
LC Control Number65005994

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I played each quartet at least   There have been other books written about the Beethoven quartets, as well as about playing them – most notably, Inside Beethoven’s Quartets (Harvard University Press, ), an invaluable guide to all these pieces, written by musicologist Lewis Lockwood and the members of the Juilliard String Quartet.

The text includes annotated scores of Op. 18, No. 1, Op. 59, No. 1, and Op. So wrote Ludwig van Beethoven about his Op. 59 quartets, which will be performed in Ann Arbor as part of a complete Beethoven string quartet cycle by the Takács Quartet over six concerts (three weekends) in the season.

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12 in E♭ major Opus String Quartet No. 13 in B♭ major Opus String Quartet No. 14 in C♯ minor Opus String Quartet No. 15 in A minor Opus Große Fuge in B♭ major Opus String Quartet No. 16 in F major These six works are Beethoven's last major completed compositions.

The compositions of Ludwig van Beethoven (–) consist of works written over forty-five years, from his earliest work in (variations for piano on a march by Ernst Christoph Dressler) when he was only twelve years old and still in Bonn, till his last work just before his death in Vienna in Beethoven composed in all the main genres of classical music, including symphonies.

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It collects new work by leading international scholars who draw on a variety of historical sources and analytical approaches to offer fresh insights into the aesthetics of the quartets, probing expressive and structural.

Beethoven The 17 String Quartets complete in four volumes Volume II Quartet no. 7 in F Major, op. 59 no. 1 - no. 8 in E minor, op. 59 no. 2 - no. 9 in C Major, op. 59 no. 3 (The three Rasoumovsky Quartets. Beethoven wrote the Opus Quartet inafter taking a year hiatus from string quartet writing. This piece sounds like the polar opposite of the Opus 95 "Serioso" Quartet, the last string quartet he wrote before his hiatus (during which he wrote Author: Elaine Fine.

Easily divided into three distinct groups, the String Quartets provide neat snapshots across the composer’s career. In the early quartets – the six quartets of Opus 18 – Beethoven is seen as perfecting the Classical form, particularly as exemplified by the work of Haydn – lauded as the ‘father’ of the string quartet – and Mozart.

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This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).Late quartets: No. 12 in E♭ major, Op. No. 13 in. Ludwig van Beethoven's Op. 18, published in by T. Mollo et Comp in Vienna in two books of three quartets each, consisted of his first six string quartets.

They were composed between and to fulfill a commission for Prince Joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, who was the employer of Beethoven's friend, the violinist Karl quartets: No. 12 in E♭ major, Op.

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Additional Information. Series.This affordable study score features Beethoven's entire oeuvre of string quartets. Includes: 6 quartets of Opus 18; 3 quartets of Opus 59; Opu 95,and Grosse Fuge. Meticulously reprinted from the authoritative Breitkopf & Härtel edition.

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