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Beethoven: Complete String Quartets & String Quintets / Leipzig String Quartet


Release Date: 12/16/2016 
Label:  Md&g (Dabringhaus & Grimm)   Catalog #: 5050693   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Barbara Buntrock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Number of Discs: 10 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Universally acclaimed, these recordings are now within a 10CD box set. The individual recordings have found critical favor worldwide: Gramophone said of these recordings: “Fine sound, considered interpretation and an expressive approach to tempo“ – “They tread a fine line to recreate Beethoven’s expanded intentions … good sound and balance.”

International Record Review said: “They are an ensemble of real quality, having not only immaculate polish and tonal finesse ... but also an immensely musical approach, civilized without the slightest trace of over-sophistication ... taken on its artistic merits, this is distinguished playing.“
Universally acclaimed, these recordings are now within a 10CD box set. The individual recordings have found critical favor worldwide: Gramophone said of these recordings: “Fine sound, considered interpretation and an expressive approach to tempo“ – “They tread a fine line to recreate Beethoven’s expanded intentions … good sound and balance.”

International Record Review said: “They are an ensemble of real quality, having not only immaculate polish and tonal finesse ... but also an immensely musical approach, civilized without the slightest trace of over-sophistication ... taken on its artistic merits, this is distinguished playing.“ Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 1 in F major, Op. 18 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Written: 1798/1800 
2.
Quartet for Strings no 4 in C minor, Op. 18 no 4 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Written: 1798/1800 
3.
Quartet for Strings no 5 in A major, Op. 18 no 5 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1798/1800 
4.
Quartet for Strings no 2 in G major, Op. 18 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Written: 1798/1800 
5.
Quartet for Strings no 6 in B flat major, Op. 18 no 6 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Written: 1798/1800 
6.
Quartet for Strings no 3 in D major, Op. 18 no 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Written: 1798/1800 
7.
Quartet for Strings no 7 in F major, Op. 59 no 1 "Razumovsky" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Written: 1805-6 
8.
Quartet for Strings in E major, Biamonti 281[fragment] by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1793; Austria 
9.
Quartet for Strings no 8 in E minor, Op. 59 no 2 "Razumovsky" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805-1806; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Quartet for Strings no 11 in F minor, Op. 95 "Serioso" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Written: 1810 
11.
Quartet for Strings no 10 in E flat major, Op. 74 "Harp" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
12.
Quartet for Strings no 9 in C major, Op. 59 no 3 "Razumovsky" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Written: 1805/6 
13.
Quartet for Strings no 12 in E flat major, Op. 127 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1823-1825; Vienna, Austria 
14.
Quartet for Strings no 15 in A minor, Op. 132 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
15.
Quartet for Strings no 13 in B flat major, Op. 130 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825-1826; Vienna, Austria 
16.
Grosse Fuge for String Quartet in B flat major Op. 133 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825-1826; Vienna, Austria 
17.
Quartet for Strings no 16 in F major, Op. 135 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Written: 1826 
18.
Quartet for Strings no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 131 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Written: 1826 
19.
Quintet for Strings in E flat major, Op. 4 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Barbara Buntrock (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; Vienna, Austria 
20.
Quintet for Strings in C major, Op. 29 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Barbara Buntrock (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 

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