Beethoven's influence over the string quartet was profound; in his hands, the genre acquired a new significance, becoming a powerful vehicle for the expression and exploration of an inner world. Featured in this box set is the Alban Berg Quartett's acclaimed recording of the complete cycle, a showcase of the group's accomplished artistry and seamless ensemble playing.
Beethoven's influence over the string quartet was profound; in his hands, the genre acquired a new significance, becoming a powerful vehicle for the expression and exploration of an inner world. Featured in this box set is the Alban Berg Quartett's acclaimed recording of the complete cycle, a showcase of the group's accomplished artistry and seamless ensemble playing.
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Beethoven: The String Quartets
Artist: Alban Berg Quartett
Format: CD
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1. CD1- String Quartet No. 1 in F Major, Op. 18 No. 1: I. Allegro con brio
2. String Quartet No. 1 in F Major, Op. 18 No. 1: II. Adagio affettuoso ed appassionato
3. String Quartet No. 1 in F Major, Op. 18 No. 1: III. Scherzo (Allegro molto) ; Trio
4. String Quartet No. 1 in F Major, Op. 18 No. 1: IV. Allegro
5. String Quartet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 18 No. 2: I. Allegro
6. String Quartet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 18 No. 2: II. Adagio cantabile - Allegro - Tempo I
7. String Quartet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 18 No. 2: III. Scherzo (Allegro) ; Trio
8. String Quartet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 18 No. 2: IV. Allegro molto, quasi presto
9. String Quartet No. 3 in D Major, Op. 18 No. 3: I. Allegro 1
10. String Quartet No. 3 in D Major, Op. 18 No. 3: II. Andante con moto 1
11. String Quartet No. 3 in D Major, Op. 18 No. 3: III. Allegro 1
12. String Quartet No. 3 in D Major, Op. 18 No. 3: IV. Presto 1
13. CD2- String Quartet No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 18 No. 4: I. Allegro ma non tanto 1
14. String Quartet No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 18 No. 4: II. Scherzo (Andante scherzoso quasi allegretto) 1
15. String Quartet No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 18 No. 4: III. Menuetto ; Trio 1
16. String Quartet No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 18 No. 4: IV. Allegro 1
17. String Quartet No. 5 in A Major, Op. 18 No. 5: I. Allegro 1
18. String Quartet No. 5 in A Major, Op. 18 No. 5: II. Menuetto ; Trio 1
19. String Quartet No. 5 in A Major, Op. 18 No. 5: III. Andante cantabile 2
20. String Quartet No. 5 in A Major, Op. 18 No. 5: IV. Allegro 2
21. String Quartet No. 6 in B-Flat Major, Op. 18 No. 6: I. Allegro con brio 2
22. String Quartet No. 6 in B-Flat Major, Op. 18 No. 6: II. Adagio, ma non troppo 2
23. String Quartet No. 6 in B-Flat Major, Op. 18 No. 6: III. Scherzo (Allegro) ; Trio 2
24. String Quartet No. 6 in B-Flat Major, Op. 18 No. 6: IV. Adagio (La Malinconia) - Allegretto quasi allegro 2
25. CD3-String Quartet No. 7 in F Major, Op. 59 No. 1, "Rasumovsky": I. Allegro 2
26. String Quartet No. 7 in F Major, Op. 59 No. 1, "Rasumovsky": II. Allegretto vivace e sempre scherzando 2
27. String Quartet No. 7 in F Major, Op. 59 No. 1, "Rasumovsky": III. Adagio molto e mesto 2
28. String Quartet No. 7 in F Major, Op. 59 No. 1, "Rasumovsky": IV. Allegro (Thème russe) 2
29. String Quartet No. 8 in E Minor, Op. 59 No. 2, "Rasumovsky": I. Allegro 3
30. String Quartet No. 8 in E Minor, Op. 59 No. 2, "Rasumovsky": II. Molto adagio 3
31. String Quartet No. 8 in E Minor, Op. 59 No. 2, "Rasumovsky": III. Allegretto 3
32. String Quartet No. 8 in E Minor, Op. 59 No. 2, "Rasumovsky": IV. Finale (Presto) 3
33. String Quartet No. 9 in C Major, Op. 59 No. 3, "Rasumovsky": I. Introduzione (Andante con moto) - Allegro vivace 3
34. String Quartet No. 9 in C Major, Op. 59 No. 3, "Rasumovsky": II. Andante con moto quasi allegretto 3
35. String Quartet No. 9 in C Major, Op. 59 No. 3, "Rasumovsky": III. Menuetto (Grazioso) ; Trio 3
36. String Quartet No. 9 in C Major, Op. 59 No. 3, "Rasumovsky": IV. Allegro molto 3
37. String Quartet No. 10 in E-Flat Major, Op. 74, "Harp": I. Poco adagio - Allegro 3
38. String Quartet No. 10 in E-Flat Major, Op. 74, "Harp": II Adagio ma non troppo 3
39. String Quartet No. 10 in E-Flat Major, Op. 74, "Harp": III. Presto 4
40. String Quartet No. 10 in E-Flat Major, Op. 74, "Harp": IV. Allegretto con variazioni 4
41. CD5- String Quartet No. 11 in F Minor, Op. 95, "Serioso": I. Allegro con brio 4
42. String Quartet No. 11 in F Minor, Op. 95, "Serioso": II. Allegretto ma non troppo 4
43. String Quartet No. 11 in F Minor, Op. 95, "Serioso": III. Allegro assai vivace, ma serioso 4
44. String Quartet No. 11 in F Minor, Op. 95, "Serioso": IV. Larghetto espressivo - Allegretto agitato - Allegro 4
45. String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: I. Adagio ma non troppo - Allegro 4
46. String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: II. Presto 4
47. String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: III. Andante con moto, ma non troppo 4
48. String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: IV. Alla danza tedesca (Allegro assai) 4
49. String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: V. Cavatina (Adagio molto espressivo) 5
50. Grosse Fuge in B-Flat Major, Op. 133 5
51. String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: VI. Finale (Allegro) 5
52. String Quartet No. 12 in E-Flat Major, Op. 127: I. Maestoso - Allegro 5
53. String Quartet No. 12 in E-Flat Major, Op. 127: II. Adagio ma non troppo e molto cantabile 5
54. String Quartet No. 12 in E-Flat Major, Op. 127: III. Scherzando vivace 5
55. String Quartet No. 12 in E-Flat Major, Op. 127: IV. Finale 5
56. String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131: I. Adagio ma non troppo e molto espressivo 5
57. String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131: II. Allegro molto vivace 5
58. String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131: III. Allegro molto moderato - Adagio - Più vivace 5
59. String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131: IV. Andante ma non troppo e molto cantabile 6
60. String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131: V. Presto 6
61. String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131: VI. Adagio quasi un poco andante 6
62. String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131: VII. Allegro 6
63. CD6- String Quartet No. 12 in E-Flat Major, Op. 127: I. Maestoso - Allegro 6
64. String Quartet No. 12 in E-Flat Major, Op. 127: II. Adagio ma non troppo e molto cantabile 6
65. String Quartet No. 12 in E-Flat Major, Op. 127: III. Scherzando vivace 6
66. String Quartet No. 12 in E-Flat Major, Op. 127: IV. Finale 6
67. String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131: I. Adagio ma non troppo e molto espressivo 6
68. String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131: II. Allegro molto vivace 6
69. String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131: III. Allegro molto moderato - Adagio - Più vivace 7
70. String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131: IV. Andante ma non troppo e molto cantabile 7
71. String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131: V. Presto 7
72. String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131: VI. Adagio quasi un poco andante 7
73. String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131: VII. Allegro 7
74. CD7- String Quartet No. 15 in A Minor, Op. 132: I. Assai sostenuto - Allegro 7
75. String Quartet No. 15 in A Minor, Op. 132: II. Allegro ma non tanto 7
76. String Quartet No. 15 in A Minor, Op. 132: III. Molto adagio 7
77. String Quartet No. 15 in A Minor, Op. 132: IV. Alla marcia, assai vivace 7
78. String Quartet No. 15 in A Minor, Op. 132: V. Allegro appassionato 7
79. String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135: I. Allegretto 8
80. String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135: II. Vivace 8
81. String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135: III. Lento assai, cantante e tranquillo 8
82. String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135: IV. Grave ma non troppo tratto - Allegro 83.

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Beethoven's influence over the string quartet was profound; in his hands, the genre acquired a new significance, becoming a powerful vehicle for the expression and exploration of an inner world. Featured in this box set is the Alban Berg Quartett's acclaimed recording of the complete cycle, a showcase of the group's accomplished artistry and seamless ensemble playing.