BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN

Beethoven: The Late String Quartets

3 CD
20 Apr 2015

Barcode: 0724347682025

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven

The members of the Alban Berg Quartett learned and refined their art at the very heart of the Viennese musical tradition. Here, in transcendent live performances recorded at Vienna’s Konzerthaus, they rise to the challenge of the complex and ambitious works that stand at the summit of the chamber repertoire: Beethoven’s Late Quartets.

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Disc 1 
01 I. Maestoso - Allegro: String Quartet No.12 in E Flat, Op.127  - Alban Berg Quartett 
02 II. Adagio ma non troppo, molto cantabile: String Quartet No.12 in E Flat, Op.127  - Alban Berg Quartett 
03 III. Scherzando vivace: String Quartet No.12 in E Flat, Op.127  - Alban Berg Quartett 
04 IV. Finale: String Quartet No.12 in E Flat, Op.127  - Alban Berg Quartett 
05 I. Adagio ma non troppo - Allegro: String Quartet No. 13 in B Flat Major, Op.130  - Alban Berg Quartett 
06 II. Presto: String Quartet No. 13 in B Flat Major, Op.130  - Alban Berg Quartett 
07 III. Andante con moto, ma non troppo: String Quartet No. 13 in B Flat Major, Op.130  - Alban Berg Quartett 
08 IV. Alla danza tedesca (Allegro assai): String Quartet No. 13 in B Flat Major, Op.130  - Alban Berg Quartett 
09 V. Cavatina (Adagio molto espressivo): String Quartet No. 13 in B Flat Major, Op.130  - Alban Berg Quartett 
10 VI. Finale (Allegro): String Quartet No. 13 in B Flat Major, Op.130  - Alban Berg Quartett 
Disc 2 
01 Grosse Fuge in B Flat Major, Op.133  - Alban Berg Quartett 
02 I. Adagio ma non troppo e molto espressivo: String Quartet No.14 in C Sharp Minor, Op.131  - Alban Berg Quartett 
03 II. Allegro molto vivace: String Quartet No.14 in C Sharp Minor, Op.131  - Alban Berg Quartett 
04 III. Andante moderato: String Quartet No.14 in C Sharp Minor, Op.131  - Alban Berg Quartett 
05 IV. Andante ma non troppo e molto cantabile: String Quartet No.14 in C Sharp Minor, Op.131  - Alban Berg Quartett 
06 V. Presto: String Quartet No.14 in C Sharp Minor, Op.131  - Alban Berg Quartett 
07 VI. Adagio quasi un poco andante: String Quartet No.14 in C Sharp Minor, Op.131  - Alban Berg Quartett 
08 VII. Allegro: String Quartet No.14 in C Sharp Minor, Op.131  - Alban Berg Quartett 
Disc 3 
01 I. Assai sostenuto - Allegro: String Quartet No.15 in A Minor, Op.132  - Alban Berg Quartett 
02 II. Allegro ma non tanto: String Quartet No.15 in A Minor, Op.132  - Alban Berg Quartett 
03 III. Molto adagio: String Quartet No.15 in A Minor, Op.132  - Alban Berg Quartett 
04 IV. Alla marcia, assai vivace: String Quartet No.15 in A Minor, Op.132  - Alban Berg Quartett 
05 V. Allegro appasionato: String Quartet No.15 in A Minor, Op.132  - Alban Berg Quartett 
06 I. Allegretto: String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op.135  - Alban Berg Quartett 
07 II. Vivace: String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op.135  - Alban Berg Quartett 
08 III. Lento assai e cantante tranquillo: String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op.135  - Alban Berg Quartett 
09 IV. Grave ma non troppo tratto - Allegro: String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op.135  - Alban Berg Quartett 


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