Beethoven - Middle String Quartets

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Beethoven - Middle String Quartets

Label:

Nimbus

Catalogue No:

NI6109

Series:

Alliance

Discs:

3

Release date:

20th July 2009

Barcode:

0710357610929

Length:

2 hours 50 minutes

Medium:

CD
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Beethoven - Middle String Quartets


Beethoven:

String Quartet No. 7 in F major, Op. 59 No. 1 'Rasumovsky No. 1'

String Quartet in F major, Op. 14, no.1 (after the Piano Sonata)

String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, Op. 59 No. 2 'Rasumovsky No. 2'

String Quartet No. 9 in C major, Op. 59 No. 3 'Rasumovsky No. 3'

String Quartet No. 10 in E flat major, Op. 74 'Harp'

String Quartet No. 11 in F minor Op. 95 'Serioso'


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The Wihan Quartet, formed in 1985, are heirs to the great Czech musical tradition. The Quartet’s outstanding reputation for the interpretation of its native Czech heritage and of the many classical, romantic and modern masterpieces of the string quartet repertoire is widely acknowledged. They have developed an impressive international career, which includes visits to major festivals in Europe and the Far East. They visit the United States and Japan regularly and have had highly acclaimed tours of Australia and New Zealand. They are frequent visitors to the UK and can often be heard on BBC Radio 3 as well as in concert at many venues throughout the country.

Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in F major, Op. 59, No. 1

I Allegro

II Allegretto vivace e sempre scherzando

III Adagio molto e mesto

IV Theme russe.Allegro

Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in F major, Op. 14, No. 1

I. Allegro moderato

II Allegro

III Allegro

Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in E minor, Op. 59, No. 2

I Allegro

II Molto Adagio

III Allegretto

IV Finale. Presto

Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in C major, Op. 59, No. 3

I Andante con moto. Allegro vivace

II Andante con moto quasi Allegretto

III Menuetto. Grazioso attacca

IV Allegro molto

Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in E flat major, Op. 74, "Harp"

I Poco adagio. Allegro

II Adagio ma non troppo

III Presto

IV Allegretto con variazioni

Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in F minor, Op. 95, "Serioso"

I Allegro con brio

II Allegretto ma non troppo

III Allegro assai vivace ma serioso

IV Larghetto espressivo. Allegretto agitato. Allegro

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