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Music Mountain 2011 #14

From: Music Mountain
Series: Music Mountain 2011 Chamber Music Concerts
Length: 01:56:00

This program was recorded September 3, 2011 and features the Shanghai String Quartet playing an all Beethoven program Read the full description.

2001_hall_small  This program was recorded September 3, 2011 and features the Shanghai String Quartet playing an All Beethoven Program

PROGRAM;
STRING QUARTET IN D MAJOR, OPUS 18 # 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven
-Allegro
-Andante con moto
-Allegro
-Presto

STRING QUARTET IN F MAJOR, OPUS 18#1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
-Allegro con brio
-Adagio affettuoso et appassionato
-Scherzo: Allegro molto
-Allegro

STRING QUARTET IN C MAJOR, OPUS 59#3  by Ludwig van Beethoven
-Introduzione: Andante con moto; Allegro vivace
-Andante con moto quasi Allegretto
-Menuetto: Grazioso
-Allegro molto

-HISTORIC ENCORE: Bloch: Piano Quintet #1 played by the St. Petersberg String Quartet [partial]

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Piece Description

 This program was recorded September 3, 2011 and features the Shanghai String Quartet playing an All Beethoven Program

PROGRAM;
STRING QUARTET IN D MAJOR, OPUS 18 # 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven
-Allegro
-Andante con moto
-Allegro
-Presto

STRING QUARTET IN F MAJOR, OPUS 18#1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
-Allegro con brio
-Adagio affettuoso et appassionato
-Scherzo: Allegro molto
-Allegro

STRING QUARTET IN C MAJOR, OPUS 59#3  by Ludwig van Beethoven
-Introduzione: Andante con moto; Allegro vivace
-Andante con moto quasi Allegretto
-Menuetto: Grazioso
-Allegro molto

-HISTORIC ENCORE: Bloch: Piano Quintet #1 played by the St. Petersberg String Quartet [partial]

Transcript

STRING QUARTET IN D MAJOR, OPUS 18 #3 (1798-1800)

The String Quartet in D Major is believed to be Beethoven’s first mature string quartet. Overall, it is exceedingly quiet and pensive and is clearly indebted to the classical masters for its concept and formal organization. Joseph de Marliave wrote of the Opus 18 Quartets “The clarity and freshness of Haydn are found linked with the grace of Mozart. “

The first movement begins with the first violin introducing the main subject, with its striking opening interval of a minor seventh. The broad cantilena line of this subject is different from the melodies constructed of pithy motifs that characterize so many pieces by Beethoven.

Poetically conceived and richly textured, the Andante is neither rondo nor sonata form, but somewhere in between. Its serious nature, great length and especially careful realization seems to suggest that Beethov...
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