The quartets of Beethoven. by Mason, Daniel Gregory

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

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

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 285-287.

Book details

Classifications
LC ClassificationsMT145.B425 M35
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 294 p.
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6522866M
LC Control Number47031177
OCLC/WorldCa2006598

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marks the th anniversary of the composer’s birth, and Quatuor Ébène is recognising this with an extensive tour, entitled Beethoven Around the World, which runs from Spring to December 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.

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Beethoven replied on 25 January with his price of 50 ducats for each opus. Beethoven composed the quartets in the seque 15, 13, 14, 16, simultaneously writing quartets 15 and The three Razumovsky (or Rasumovsky) string quartets, o are the quartets Ludwig van Beethoven wrote inas a result of a commission by the Russian ambassador in Vienna, Count Andreas Razumovsky.

String Quartet No. 7 in F major, Op. 59, No. 1; String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, Op. 59, No. 2; String Quartet No. 9 in C major, Op. 59, No. 3; They are the first three of what are. This study is an analysis of the first three of Beethoven’s late quartets, Opp.andcommissioned by Prince Nikolai Galitzin.

The five late quartets, usually considered as a group, were written in the same period as the Missa solemnis and the Ninth Symphony, and are among the composer’s most profound musical statements. Daniel K. Chua believes that of the five quartets.

About. Apotheosis is the third and final volume in a complete set of the Beethoven quartets from Cuarteto Casals. This unusual series regroups the works according to their position within the three broad creative divisions of the composer's life - the formative years, the 'heroic' period and the 'late' period.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 27 cm: Contents: Transformational processes in Beethoven's op. 18 quartets / William Kinderman --Metrical dissonance and metrical revision in Beethoven's string quartets / Harald Krebs --Peak experience: high register and structure in the "Razumovsky" quartets, op.

59 / Malcolm Miller --Beethoven's "Harp" quartet. Beethoven wrote string quartets throughout his composing life, and they reflect his evolving art. Never resting on his laurels, Beethoven continually grew artistically until the end.

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Daniel K. Chua believes that of the five quartets the Cited by: 2. “This book is at once the author’s memoir as longtime first violinist of the Takács String Quartet; a history of the composition of some of Beethoven’s quartets; and a meditation on how those Beethoven quartets, their reception, and their influence have shaped the Takács Quartet (and, one presumes, various other performing quartets).

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Includes: 6 quartets of Opus 18; 3 quartets of Opus 59; Opu 95,and Grosse Fuge. Meticulously reprinted from the authoritative Breitkopf & Härtel edition.

T he Brodsky Quartet have taken their time over the Beethoven quartets. Inthey released a disc of two of the Rasumovsky quartets, Opp 59.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kerman, Joseph, Beethoven quartets. London, Melbourne [etc.] Oxford U.P., (OCoLC) Named Person.

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