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BEETHOVEN, L. van: String Quartets (Gewandhaus Quartet)


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Disc 1

String Quartet No. 1 in F major, Op. 18, No. 1- 00:28:03
1 I. Allegro con brio 00:08:45
2 II. Adagio affettuoso ed appassionato 00:09:29
3 III. Scherzo: Allegro molto 00:03:27
4 IV. Allegro 00:06:22
String Quartet No. 2 in G major, Op. 18, No. 2- 00:22:55
5 I. Allegro 00:07:40
6 II. Adagio cantabile 00:05:31
7 III. Scherzo: Allegro 00:04:28
8 IV. Allegro molto quasi presto 00:05:16

Disc 2

String Quartet No. 3 in D major, Op. 18, No. 3- 00:25:52
1 I. Allegro 00:08:05
2 II. Andante con moto 00:07:16
3 III. Allegro 00:03:41
4 IV. Presto 00:06:50
String Quartet No. 4 in C minor, Op. 18, No. 4- 00:23:19
5 I. Allegro ma non tanto 00:08:24
6 II. Scherzo: Andante scherzoso quasi allegretto 00:06:52
7 III. Menuetto: Allegretto - Trio 00:03:49
8 IV. Allegro - Prestissimo 00:04:14

Disc 3

String Quartet No. 5 in A major, Op. 18, No. 5- 00:30:28
1 I. Allegro 00:09:51
2 II. Menuetto 00:05:13
3 III. Andante cantabile 00:08:39
4 IV. Allegro 00:06:45
String Quartet No. 6 in B flat major, Op. 18, No. 6- 00:27:18
5 I. Allegro con brio 00:09:07
6 II. Adagio ma non troppo 00:06:56
7 III. Scherzo: Allegro 00:03:23
8 IV. La Malinconia: Adagio - Allegretto quasi allegro 00:07:52

Disc 4

String Quartet No. 7 in F major, Op. 59, No. 1, "Rasumovsky"- 00:37:26
1 I. Allegro 00:09:30
2 II. Allegretto vivace e sempre scherzando 00:08:32
3 III. Adagio molto e mesto - 00:11:14
4 IV. Theme russe: Allegro 00:08:10

Disc 5

String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, Op. 59, No. 2, "Rasumovsky"- 00:39:55
1 I. Allegro 00:14:22
2 II. Molto adagio 00:12:42
3 III. Allegretto 00:07:14
4 IV. Finale: Presto 00:05:37
String Quartet No. 10 in E flat major, Op. 74, "Harp"- 00:30:57
5 I. Poco adagio - Allegro 00:09:32
6 II. Adagio ma non troppo 00:09:46
7 III. Presto 00:05:06
8 IV. Allegretto con variazioni 00:06:33

Disc 6

String Quartet No. 9 in C major, Op. 59, No. 3, "Rasumovsky"- 00:31:38
1 I. Introduzione: Andante con moto - Allegro vivace 00:10:43
2 II. Andante con moto quasi allegretto 00:09:45
3 III. Menuetto: Grazioso - 00:05:01
4 IV. Allegro molto 00:06:09
String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op. 95, "Serioso"- 00:20:20
5 I. Allegro con brio 00:04:15
6 II. Allegretto ma non troppo 00:06:31
7 III. Allegro assai vivace, ma serioso 00:04:40
8 IV. Larghetto espressivo - Allegretto agitato - Allegro 00:04:54

Disc 7

String Quartet No. 12 in E flat major, Op. 127- 00:37:26
1 I. Maestoso - Allegro 00:06:17
2 II. Adagio, ma non troppo e molto cantabile - Andante con moto - 00:15:59
3 III. Scherzando vivace - Presto - Tempo I 00:07:36
4 IV. Finale 00:07:34
String Quartet No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 131- 00:38:16
5 I. Adagio, ma non troppo e molto espressivo - 00:06:23
6 II. Allegro molto vivace - 00:03:00
7 III. Allegro moderato - Adagio - 00:00:49
8 IV. Andante, ma non troppo e molto cantabile 00:13:50
9 V. Presto - Molto poco adagio - 00:05:56
10 VI. Adagio quasi un poco andante - 00:01:53
11 VII. Allegro 00:06:25

Disc 8

String Quartet No. 13 in B flat major, Op. 130- 00:35:56
1 I. Adagio ma non troppo - Allegro 00:08:56
2 II. Presto 00:02:01
3 III. Andante con moto, ma non troppo 00:06:38
4 IV. Alla danza tedesca: Allegro assai 00:03:27
5 V. Cavatina: Adagio molto espressivo - 00:06:40
6 VI. Finale: Allegro 00:08:14
7 Grosse Fuge in B flat major, Op. 133- 00:16:04

Disc 9

String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132- 00:43:59
1 I. Assai sostenuto - Allegro 00:09:18
2 II. Allegro ma non tanto 00:09:17
3 III. Heiliger Dankgesang eines Genesenden an die Gottheit, in der lydischen Tonart: Molto adagio - Neue Kraftfuhtend: Andante - Molto adagio 00:16:21
4 IV. Alla marcia, assai vivace - Piu allegro - 00:02:12
5 V. Allegro appassionato 00:06:51
String Quartet No. 16 in F major, Op. 135- 00:22:32
6 I. Allegretto 00:06:06
7 II. Vivace 00:03:21
8 III. Lento assai, cantante e tranquillo 00:06:34
9 IV. Der schwer gefasste Entschluss: Grave, ma non troppo tratto - Allegro 00:06:31

Disc 10

String Quartet No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 131 (excerpts)- 00:08:02
1 IV. Andante, ma non troppo e molto cantabile 00:04:03
2 V. Presto - Molto poco adagio 00:03:59


3 Prof. Gerhard Bosse in conversation with Martin Hoffmeister- 00:01:38
4 String Quartet No. 10 in E flat major, Op. 74, "Harp": I. Poco adagio - Allegro- 00:02:31


5 Prof. Gerhard Bosse in conversation with Martin Hoffmeister- 00:04:22
6 String Quartet No. 10 in E flat major, Op. 74, "Harp": III. Presto- 00:03:36


7 Prof. Dietmar Hallmann in conversation with Martin Hoffmeister- 00:03:20
8 String Quartet No. 10 in E flat major, Op. 74, "Harp": IV. Allegretto con variazioni- 00:02:12


9 Prof. Dietmar Hallmann in conversation with Martin Hoffmeister- 00:04:06
10 String Quartet No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 131: III. Allegro moderato - Adagio - IV. Andante, ma non troppo e molto cantabile- 00:08:04


11 Prof. Karl Suske in conversation with Martin Hoffmeister- 00:03:59
String Quartet in F major, Hess 34 (arr. of Piano Sonata in E major, Op. 14, No. 1)- 00:13:46
12 I. Allegro moderato 00:06:21
13 II. Allegretto 00:03:40
14 III. Allegro 00:03:45