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Beethoven: Complete String Quartets

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CHAN 10553
 
Multiple Set of 8 CDs
Beethoven: Complete String Quartets
Running Time: 546:48
Digital UPC: 5059864155338

Release Date: October 2009
Originally recorded in 2004
Composer (1770-1827)
Ludwig van Beethoven
Genre:
Chamber

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LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

(1770-1827)

String Quartet, Op. 18 No. 1

31:52
in F major - in F-Dur - en fa majeur
1.
I
Allegro con brio
9:49
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2.
II
Adagio, affetuoso ed appassionato
12:01
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3.
III
Scherzo. Allegro molto
3:24
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4.
IV
Allegro
6:30
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String Quartet, Op. 18 No. 2

24:06
in G major - in G-Dur - en sol majeur
5.
I
Allegro
7:33
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6.
II
Adago cantabile - Allegro - Tempo I
5:54
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7.
III
Scherzo. Allegro
4:42
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8.
IV
Allegro molto, quasi presto
5:46
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String Quartet, Op. 18 No. 3

26:15
in D major - in D-Dur - en ré majeur
9.
I
Allegro
7:58
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10.
II
Andante con moto
8:01
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11.
III
Allegro
3:21
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12.
IV
Presto
6:49
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String Quartet, Op. 18 No. 4

24:46
in C minor - in c-Moll - en ut mineur
13.
I
Allegro ma non tanto
8:53
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14.
II
Scherzo. Andante scherzoso quasi allegretto
6:47
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15.
III
Menuetto. Allegretto
4:36
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16.
IV
Allegro
4:21
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String Quartet, Op. 18 No. 5

32:21
in A major - in A-Dur - en la majeur
17.
I
Allegro
10:04
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18.
II
Menuetto
5:53
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19.
III
Andante cantabile
9:10
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20.
IV
Allegro
7:04
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String Quartet, Op. 18 No. 6

28:10
in B flat major - in B-Dur - en si bémol majeur
21.
I
Allegro con brio
9:41
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22.
II
Adagio ma non troppo
6:47
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23.
III
Scherzo. Allegro
3:21
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24.
IV
La Malinconia. Adagio - Allegretto quasi allegro -
8:12
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String Quartet, Op. 59 No. 1

40:09
in F major - in F-Dur - en fa majeur
To Count Andreas Rasumovsky
25.
I
Allegro
10:33
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26.
II
Allegretto vivace e sempre scherzando
8:43
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27.
III
Adagio molto e mesto -
12:10
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28.
IV
Allegro. Thème russe
8:35
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String Quartet, Op. 59 No. 3

33:10
in C major - in C-Dur - en ut majeur
To Count Andreas Rasumovsky
29.
I
Introduzione. Andante con moto - Allegro vivace
10:59
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30.
II
Andante con moto quasi allegretto
10:03
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31.
III
Menuetto. Grazioso -
5:23
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32.
IV
Allegro molto
6:34
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String Quartet, Op. 59 No. 2

44:50
in E minor - in e-Moll - en mi mineur
To Count Andreas Rasumovsky
33.
I
Allegro
15:52
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34.
II
Molto adagio
14:07
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35.
III
Allegretto
8:51
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36.
IV
Finale. Presto
5:46
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String Quartet, Op. 74 'Harp'

33:26
in E flat major - in Es-Dur - en mi bémol majeur
37.
I
Poco adagio - Allegro
9:46
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38.
II
Adagio ma non troppo
10:40
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39.
III
Presto - Più presto quasi prestissimo -
5:45
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40.
IV
Allegretto con variazioni
7:06
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String Quartet, Op. 95 'Quartett serioso'

22:22
in F minor - in f-Moll - en fa mineur
To Nik. Zmeskall von Domanovecz
41.
I
Allegro con brio
4:54
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42.
II
Allegretto ma non troppo -
7:20
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43.
III
Allegro assai vivace, ma serioso
4:57
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44.
IV
Larghetto espressivo - Allegretto agitato - Allegro
5:04
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String Quartet, Op. 131

38:01
in C sharp minor - in cis-Moll - en ut dièse mineur
To Baron Joseph von Stutterheim
45.
I
Adagio, ma non troppo e molto espressivo -
6:10
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46.
II
Allegro molto vivace -
2:54
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47.
III
Allegro moderato -
0:47
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48.
IV
Andante, ma non troppo e molto cantabile - Più mosso -
14:06
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49.
V
Presto -
5:09
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50.
VI
Adagio quasi un poco andante -
1:52
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51.
VII
Allegro
7:00
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52.

Große Fuge, Op. 133

16:52
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in B flat major - in B-Dur - en si bémol majeur
Overture. Allegro - Fuga

String Quartet, Op. 127

37:29
in E flat major - in Es-Dur - en mi bémol majeur
53.
I
Maestoso - Allegro
6:46
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54.
II
Adagio, ma non troppo e molto cantabile -
15:39
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55.
III
Scherzando vivace. - Presto - Tempo I
7:31
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56.
IV
Finale
7:22
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String Quartet, Op. 130

42:17
in B flat major - in B-Dur - en si bémol majeur
57.
I
Adagio ma non troppo - Allegro
13:51
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58.
II
Presto
2:00
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59.
III
Andante con moto, ma non troppo
6:28
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60.
IV
Alla danza tedesca (Allegro assai)
3:30
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61.
V
Cavatina (Adagio molto espressivo)
6:40
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62.
VI
Finale. Allegro
9:42
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String Quartet, Op. 132

46:32
in A minor - in a-Moll - en la mineur
63.
I
Assai sostenuto - Allegro
9:43
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64.
II
Allegro ma non troppo
9:31
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65.
III
Molto adagio - Andante - Heiliger Dankgesang
17:33
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66.
IV
Alla marcia, assai vivace -
2:23
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67.
V
Allegro appassionata
7:07
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String Quartet, Op. 135

26:41
in F major - in F-Dur - en fa majeur
68.
I
Allegretto
5:50
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69.
II
Vivace
3:41
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70.
III
Lento assai, cantabile e tranquillo
7:04
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71.
IV
Grave ma non troppo tratto - Allegro
9:52
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73:25
Chamber: Borodin Quartet (original)
Ruben Aharonian violin
Andrei Abramenkov violin
Igor Naidin viola
Valentin Berlinsky cello
Recording Venues & Dates:
Quartets, Op. 59 No. 1 & 3
Small Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Moscow; March 2003
Quartet, Op 59 No. 2 / Quartet, Op. 74
Small Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Moscow; March 2003
Quartet, Op. 95 ‘Quartett serioso’ / Quartet, Op. 131 / Grosse Fuge, Op. 133
Grand Hall of Moscow Conservatory; August 2003
Quartet, Op. 127 / Quartet, Op. 130
Grand Hall of Moscow Conservatory, 3 & 4 April 2004,
Small Hall of Moscow Conservatory, 12 & 15 April 2004
Quartet, Op. 132 / Quartet, Op. 135
Small Hall of Moscow Conservatory; 12 & 15 April 2004 (Quartet, Op. 135)
Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory; 13 & 18 July 2004 (Quartet, Op. 132)
Quartet, Op 18 Nos 1 - 6
Grand Hall of Moscow Conservatory; August 2003 (Quartets Nos 1, 4 & 6),
Small Hall of Moscow Conservatory; November 2004 (Nos 2 & 5) and 2002–2003 (No. 3)

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LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

(1770-1827)
COMPACT DISC ONE

String Quartet, Op. 18 No. 1

31:52
in F major - in F-Dur - en fa majeur
1.
I
Allegro con brio
9:49
2.
II
Adagio, affetuoso ed appassionato
12:01
3.
III
Scherzo. Allegro molto
3:24
4.
IV
Allegro
6:30

String Quartet, Op. 18 No. 2

24:06
in G major - in G-Dur - en sol majeur
5.
I
Allegro
7:33
6.
II
Adago cantabile - Allegro - Tempo I
5:54
7.
III
Scherzo. Allegro
4:42
8.
IV
Allegro molto, quasi presto
5:46
56:10
COMPACT DISC TWO

String Quartet, Op. 18 No. 3

26:15
in D major - in D-Dur - en ré majeur
1.
I
Allegro
7:58
2.
II
Andante con moto
8:01
3.
III
Allegro
3:21
4.
IV
Presto
6:49

String Quartet, Op. 18 No. 4

24:46
in C minor - in c-Moll - en ut mineur
5.
I
Allegro ma non tanto
8:53
6.
II
Scherzo. Andante scherzoso quasi allegretto
6:47
7.
III
Menuetto. Allegretto
4:36
8.
IV
Allegro
4:21
51:14
COMPACT DISC THREE

String Quartet, Op. 18 No. 5

32:21
in A major - in A-Dur - en la majeur
1.
I
Allegro
10:04
2.
II
Menuetto
5:53
3.
III
Andante cantabile
9:10
4.
IV
Allegro
7:04

String Quartet, Op. 18 No. 6

28:10
in B flat major - in B-Dur - en si bémol majeur
5.
I
Allegro con brio
9:41
6.
II
Adagio ma non troppo
6:47
7.
III
Scherzo. Allegro
3:21
8.
IV
La Malinconia. Adagio - Allegretto quasi allegro -
8:12
60:43
COMPACT DISC FOUR

String Quartet, Op. 59 No. 1

40:09
in F major - in F-Dur - en fa majeur
To Count Andreas Rasumovsky
1.
I
Allegro
10:33
2.
II
Allegretto vivace e sempre scherzando
8:43
3.
III
Adagio molto e mesto -
12:10
4.
IV
Allegro. Thème russe
8:35

String Quartet, Op. 59 No. 3

33:10
in C major - in C-Dur - en ut majeur
To Count Andreas Rasumovsky
5.
I
Introduzione. Andante con moto - Allegro vivace
10:59
6.
II
Andante con moto quasi allegretto
10:03
7.
III
Menuetto. Grazioso -
5:23
8.
IV
Allegro molto
6:34
73:31
COMPACT DISC FIVE

String Quartet, Op. 59 No. 2

44:50
in E minor - in e-Moll - en mi mineur
To Count Andreas Rasumovsky
1.
I
Allegro
15:52
2.
II
Molto adagio
14:07
3.
III
Allegretto
8:51
4.
IV
Finale. Presto
5:46

String Quartet, Op. 74 'Harp'

33:26
in E flat major - in Es-Dur - en mi bémol majeur
5.
I
Poco adagio - Allegro
9:46
6.
II
Adagio ma non troppo
10:40
7.
III
Presto - Più presto quasi prestissimo -
5:45
8.
IV
Allegretto con variazioni
7:06
78:30
COMPACT DISC SIX

String Quartet, Op. 95 'Quartett serioso'

22:22
in F minor - in f-Moll - en fa mineur
To Nik. Zmeskall von Domanovecz
1.
I
Allegro con brio
4:54
2.
II
Allegretto ma non troppo -
7:20
3.
III
Allegro assai vivace, ma serioso
4:57
4.
IV
Larghetto espressivo - Allegretto agitato - Allegro
5:04

String Quartet, Op. 131

38:01
in C sharp minor - in cis-Moll - en ut dièse mineur
To Baron Joseph von Stutterheim
5.
I
Adagio, ma non troppo e molto espressivo -
6:10
6.
II
Allegro molto vivace -
2:54
7.
III
Allegro moderato -
0:47
8.
IV
Andante, ma non troppo e molto cantabile - Più mosso -
14:06
9.
V
Presto -
5:09
10.
VI
Adagio quasi un poco andante -
1:52
11.
VII
Allegro
7:00
12.

Große Fuge, Op. 133

16:52
for string quartet
in B flat major - in B-Dur - en si bémol majeur
Overture. Allegro - Fuga
77:38
COMPACT DISC SEVEN

String Quartet, Op. 127

37:29
in E flat major - in Es-Dur - en mi bémol majeur
1.
I
Maestoso - Allegro
6:46
2.
II
Adagio, ma non troppo e molto cantabile -
15:39
3.
III
Scherzando vivace. - Presto - Tempo I
7:31
4.
IV
Finale
7:22

String Quartet, Op. 130

42:17
in B flat major - in B-Dur - en si bémol majeur
5.
I
Adagio ma non troppo - Allegro
13:51
6.
II
Presto
2:00
7.
III
Andante con moto, ma non troppo
6:28
8.
IV
Alla danza tedesca (Allegro assai)
3:30
9.
V
Cavatina (Adagio molto espressivo)
6:40
10.
VI
Finale. Allegro
9:42
79:59
COMPACT DISC EIGHT

String Quartet, Op. 132

46:32
in A minor - in a-Moll - en la mineur
1.
I
Assai sostenuto - Allegro
9:43
2.
II
Allegro ma non troppo
9:31
3.
III
Molto adagio - Andante - Heiliger Dankgesang
17:33
4.
IV
Alla marcia, assai vivace -
2:23
5.
V
Allegro appassionata
7:07

String Quartet, Op. 135

26:41
in F major - in F-Dur - en fa majeur
6.
I
Allegretto
5:50
7.
II
Vivace
3:41
8.
III
Lento assai, cantabile e tranquillo
7:04
9.
IV
Grave ma non troppo tratto - Allegro
9:52
73:25
Chamber: Borodin Quartet (original)
Ruben Aharonian violin
Andrei Abramenkov violin
Igor Naidin viola
Valentin Berlinsky cello
Recording Venues & Dates:
Quartets, Op. 59 No. 1 & 3
Small Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Moscow; March 2003
Quartet, Op 59 No. 2 / Quartet, Op. 74
Small Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Moscow; March 2003
Quartet, Op. 95 ‘Quartett serioso’ / Quartet, Op. 131 / Grosse Fuge, Op. 133
Grand Hall of Moscow Conservatory; August 2003
Quartet, Op. 127 / Quartet, Op. 130
Grand Hall of Moscow Conservatory, 3 & 4 April 2004,
Small Hall of Moscow Conservatory, 12 & 15 April 2004
Quartet, Op. 132 / Quartet, Op. 135
Small Hall of Moscow Conservatory; 12 & 15 April 2004 (Quartet, Op. 135)
Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory; 13 & 18 July 2004 (Quartet, Op. 132)
Quartet, Op 18 Nos 1 - 6
Grand Hall of Moscow Conservatory; August 2003 (Quartets Nos 1, 4 & 6),
Small Hall of Moscow Conservatory; November 2004 (Nos 2 & 5) and 2002–2003 (No. 3)




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