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Beethoven: The Complete String Quartets / Végh Quartet


Release Date: 10/23/2001 
Label:  Music & Arts Programs Of America Catalog #: 1084   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Georges JanzerSandor VéghSandor ZöldyPaul Szabo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Végh String Quartet
Number of Discs: 7 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 8 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Quartet for Strings no 1 in F major, Op. 18 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Georges Janzer (Viola), Sandor Végh (Violin), Sandor Zöldy (Violin),
Paul Szabo (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Végh String Quartet
Written: 1798/1800 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Venue:  Haydn Society, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 27 Minutes 26 Secs. 
2. Quartet for Strings no 2 in G major, Op. 18 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Sandor Végh (Violin), Sandor Zöldy (Violin), Georges Janzer (Viola),
Paul Szabo (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Végh String Quartet
Written: 1798/1800 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Venue:  Haydn Society, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 22 Minutes 8 Secs. 
3. Quartet for Strings no 3 in D major, Op. 18 no 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Paul Szabo (Cello), Sandor Végh (Violin), Georges Janzer (Viola),
Sandor Zöldy (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Végh String Quartet
Written: 1798/1800 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Venue:  Haydn Society, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 22 Minutes 4 Secs. 
4. Quartet for Strings no 4 in C minor, Op. 18 no 4 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Paul Szabo (Cello), Georges Janzer (Viola), Sandor Zöldy (Violin),
Sandor Végh (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Végh String Quartet
Written: 1798/1800 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Venue:  Haydn Society, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 21 Minutes 28 Secs. 
5. Quartet for Strings no 5 in A major, Op. 18 no 5 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Paul Szabo (Cello), Georges Janzer (Viola), Sandor Zöldy (Violin),
Sandor Végh (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Végh String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1798/1800 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Venue:  Haydn Society, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 27 Minutes 0 Secs. 
6. Quartet for Strings no 6 in B flat major, Op. 18 no 6 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Paul Szabo (Cello), Georges Janzer (Viola), Sandor Zöldy (Violin),
Sandor Végh (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Végh String Quartet
Written: 1798/1800 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Venue:  Haydn Society, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 24 Minutes 20 Secs. 
7. Quartet for Strings no 7 in F major, Op. 59 no 1 "Razumovsky" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Paul Szabo (Cello), Georges Janzer (Viola), Sandor Zöldy (Violin),
Sandor Végh (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Végh String Quartet
Written: 1805-6 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Venue:  Haydn Society, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 36 Minutes 33 Secs. 
8. Quartet for Strings no 8 in E minor, Op. 59 no 2 "Razumovsky" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Paul Szabo (Cello), Georges Janzer (Viola), Sandor Zöldy (Violin),
Sandor Végh (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Végh String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805-1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Venue:  Haydn Society, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 33 Minutes 37 Secs. 
9. Quartet for Strings no 9 in C major, Op. 59 no 3 "Razumovsky" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Sandor Zöldy (Violin), Georges Janzer (Viola), Paul Szabo (Cello),
Sandor Végh (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Végh String Quartet
Written: 1805/6 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Venue:  Haydn Society, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 30 Minutes 40 Secs. 
10. Quartet for Strings no 10 in E flat major, Op. 74 "Harp" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Sandor Végh (Violin), Sandor Zöldy (Violin), Georges Janzer (Viola),
Paul Szabo (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Végh String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Venue:  Haydn Society, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 31 Minutes 4 Secs. 
11. Quartet for Strings no 11 in F minor, Op. 95 "Serioso" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Paul Szabo (Cello), Sandor Végh (Violin), Sandor Zöldy (Violin),
Georges Janzer (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Végh String Quartet
Written: 1810 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Venue:  Haydn Society, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 19 Minutes 59 Secs. 
12. Quartet for Strings no 12 in E flat major, Op. 127 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Paul Szabo (Cello), Georges Janzer (Viola), Sandor Zöldy (Violin),
Sandor Végh (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Végh String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1823-1825; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Venue:  Haydn Society, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 36 Minutes 37 Secs. 
13. Quartet for Strings no 13 in B flat major, Op. 130 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Georges Janzer (Viola), Sandor Végh (Violin), Paul Szabo (Cello),
Sandor Zöldy (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Végh String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825-1826; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Venue:  Haydn Society, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 41 Minutes 23 Secs. 
14. Quartet for Strings no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 131 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Sandor Végh (Violin), Paul Szabo (Cello), Sandor Zöldy (Violin),
Georges Janzer (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Végh String Quartet
Written: 1826 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Venue:  Haydn Society, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 37 Minutes 20 Secs. 
15. Quartet for Strings no 15 in A minor, Op. 132 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Paul Szabo (Cello), Sandor Végh (Violin), Georges Janzer (Viola),
Sandor Zöldy (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Végh String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Venue:  Haydn Society, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 41 Minutes 32 Secs. 
16. Quartet for Strings no 16 in F major, Op. 135 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Georges Janzer (Viola), Paul Szabo (Cello), Sandor Zöldy (Violin),
Sandor Végh (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Végh String Quartet
Written: 1826 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Venue:  Haydn Society, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 26 Minutes 21 Secs. 
17. Grosse Fuge for String Quartet in B flat major Op. 133 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Sandor Végh (Violin), Paul Szabo (Cello), Georges Janzer (Viola),
Sandor Zöldy (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Végh String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825-1826; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Venue:  Haydn Society, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 16 Minutes 41 Secs. 

Sound Samples

String Quartet No. 1 in F major, Op. 18, No. 1: I. Allegro con brio
String Quartet No. 1 in F major, Op. 18, No. 1: II. Adagio affettuoso ed appassionato
String Quartet No. 1 in F major, Op. 18, No. 1: III. Scherzo: Allegro molto
String Quartet No. 1 in F major, Op. 18, No. 1: IV. Allegro
String Quartet No. 2 in G major, Op. 18, No. 2: I. Allegro
String Quartet No. 2 in G major, Op. 18, No. 2: II. Adagio cantabile - Allegro - Tempo I
String Quartet No. 2 in G major, Op. 18, No. 2: III. Scherzo: Allegro
String Quartet No. 2 in G major, Op. 18, No. 2: IV. Allegro molto quasi presto
String Quartet No. 3 in D major, Op. 18, No. 3: I. Allegro
String Quartet No. 3 in D major, Op. 18, No. 3: II. Andante con moto
String Quartet No. 3 in D major, Op. 18, No. 3: III. Allegro
String Quartet No. 3 in D major, Op. 18, No. 3: IV. Presto
String Quartet No. 4 in C minor, Op. 18, No. 4: I. Allegro ma non tanto
String Quartet No. 4 in C minor, Op. 18, No. 4: II. Scherzo: Andante scherzoso quasi allegretto
String Quartet No. 4 in C minor, Op. 18, No. 4: III. Menuetto: Allegretto
String Quartet No. 4 in C minor, Op. 18, No. 4: IV. Allegro - Prestissimo
String Quartet No. 5 in A major, Op. 18, No. 5: I. Allegro
String Quartet No. 5 in A major, Op. 18, No. 5: II. Menuetto
String Quartet No. 5 in A major, Op. 18, No. 5: III. Andante cantabile
String Quartet No. 5 in A major, Op. 18, No. 5: IV. Allegro
String Quartet No. 6 in B flat major, Op. 18, No. 6: I. Allegro con brio
String Quartet No. 6 in B flat major, Op. 18, No. 6: II. Adagio ma non troppo
String Quartet No. 6 in B flat major, Op. 18, No. 6: III. Scherzo: Allegro
String Quartet No. 6 in B flat major, Op. 18, No. 6: IV. La Malinconia: Adagio - Allegretto quasi allegro

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