Beethoven"s string quartets by Philip Radcliffe

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Published by Dutton in New York .

Written in English

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  • Beethoven, Ludwig van, -- 1770-1827.

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StatementPhilip Radcliffe
SeriesA Dutton paperback -- D224
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p.:
Number of Pages192
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Open LibraryOL15461876M

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This list may not reflect recent changes ( Late quartets: No. 12 in E♭ major, Op. No. 13. 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) Urtext Edition.

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The progressive and innovative, yet richly historical orientation of Beethoven’s last string quartets poses challenges to interpretation that have not yet been met. One part of this challenge is captured in Carl Dahlhaus’s claim that in these works, “the distinction between past, present, and future fades and becomes unimportant.”.

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Each work is examined in detail describing the development of Beethoven's style - a method that highlights the very strong individuality that remained unimpaired throughout the composition. 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. Buy Beethoven: The String Quartets by Beethoven, Hungarian Quartet, Beethoven, n/a from Amazon's Classical Music Store.

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Beethoven's string quartets have rewarded the engagement of scholars, performers, and audiences for almost two hundred years. This book and its accompanying recording invite you to experience three of these profound and beautiful works of music from the inside, with a renowned Beethoven scholar and the Juilliard String Quartet as your guides.

As a dynamic young string ensemble, the Belcea Quartet recorded the complete string quartets of Ludwig van Beethoven in what seemed like record time, releasing them in and in two separate volumes. This box set from Zig-Zag Territoires combines those volumes and gives listeners a chance to judge their playing from beginning to end.8/ The three string quartets of Robert Schumann (), in many ways "among the mos t perfect of all the products of his genius" (Cobbett, Vol.2, p.

), were written in the yaer Schumann prepared himself for his quartet writing by devoting two months during this year to the study of the scores of Mozart and Beethoven (Cobbett,Vol.

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Ludwig van Beethoven - Ludwig van Beethoven - Early influences: Like other composers of his generation, Beethoven was subject to the influence of popular music and of folk music, influences particularly strong in the Waldstein ballet music of and in several of his early songs and unison choruses.

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