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Trio - Beethoven: The Late String Quartets / Emerson Quartet


Release Date: 07/01/2003 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000048402   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Passion, conviction, intensity and expressivity are the cornerstone of this alltogether invigorating survey . . . astonishing inventiveness and sure-footedness . . . The vivid recording adds to and underlines the huge sense in the drama." - Michael Quinn, Classic FM "Passion, conviction, intensity and expressivity are the cornerstone of this alltogether invigorating survey . . . astonishing inventiveness and sure-footedness . . . The vivid recording adds to and underlines the huge sense in the drama." - Michael Quinn, Classic FM Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 12 in E flat major, Op. 127 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1823-1825; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Quartet for Strings no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 131 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Written: 1826 
3.
Quartet for Strings no 15 in A minor, Op. 132 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Quartet for Strings no 16 in F major, Op. 135 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Written: 1826 
5.
Quartet for Strings no 13 in B flat major, Op. 130 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825-1826; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Grosse Fuge for String Quartet in B flat major Op. 133 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825-1826; Vienna, Austria 

Sound Samples

String Quartet No.12 in E flat, Op.127: 1. Maestoso - Allegro
String Quartet No.12 in E flat, Op.127: 2. Adagio ma non troppo e molto cantabile
String Quartet No.12 in E flat, Op.127: 3. Scherzando vivace
String Quartet No.12 in E flat, Op.127: 4. Finale
String Quartet No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.131: 1. Adagio ma non troppo e molto espressivo
String Quartet No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.131: 2. Allegro molto vivace
String Quartet No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.131: 3. Allegro moderato
String Quartet No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.131: 4. Andante ma non troppo e molto cantabile - Più mosso - Andante moderato e lusinghiero - Adagio - Allegretto - Adagio, ma non troppo e semplice - Allegretto
String Quartet No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.131: 5. Presto
String Quartet No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.131: 6. Adagio quasi un poco andante
String Quartet No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.131: 7. Allegro
String Quartet No.15 in A minor, Op.132: 1. Assai sostenuto - Allegro
String Quartet No.15 in A minor, Op.132: 2. Allegro ma non tanto
String Quartet No.15 in A minor, Op.132: 3. Canzona di ringraziamento offerta alla divinità da un guarito, in modo lidico (Molto adagio) - Sentendo nuova forza (Andante)
String Quartet No.15 in A minor, Op.132: 4. Alla marcia, assai vivace - Più allegro - Presto
String Quartet No.15 in A minor, Op.132: 5. Allegro appassionato
String Quartet No.16 in F, Op.135: 1. Allegretto
String Quartet No.16 in F, Op.135: 2. Vivace
String Quartet No.16 in F, Op.135: 3. Lento assai, cantante e tranquillo
String Quartet No.16 in F, Op.135: 4. Der schwer gefaßte Entschluß (Grave - Allegro - Grave ma non troppo tratto - Allegro)

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