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Complete Collections - Beethoven: The String Quartets / Guarneri Quartet


Release Date: 03/09/2004 
Label:  Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: 55704   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Arnold SteinhardtJohn DalleyMichael TreeDavid Soyer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guarneri String Quartet
Number of Discs: 8 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 8 Hours 40 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded 1966-1969 Recorded 1966-1969 Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 1 in F major, Op. 18 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Arnold Steinhardt (Violin), John Dalley (Violin), Michael Tree (Viola),
David Soyer (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guarneri String Quartet
Written: 1798/1800 
Length: 26 Minutes 28 Secs. 
2.
Grosse Fuge for String Quartet in B flat major Op. 133 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Michael Tree (Viola), David Soyer (Cello), John Dalley (Violin),
Arnold Steinhardt (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guarneri String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825-1826; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 16 Minutes 45 Secs. 
3.
Quartet for Strings no 2 in G major, Op. 18 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Arnold Steinhardt (Violin), David Soyer (Cello), Michael Tree (Viola),
John Dalley (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guarneri String Quartet
Written: 1798/1800 
Length: 21 Minutes 22 Secs. 
4.
Quartet for Strings no 3 in D major, Op. 18 no 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  David Soyer (Cello), Michael Tree (Viola), John Dalley (Violin),
Arnold Steinhardt (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guarneri String Quartet
Written: 1798/1800 
Length: 21 Minutes 8 Secs. 
5.
Quartet for Strings no 4 in C minor, Op. 18 no 4 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  David Soyer (Cello), Michael Tree (Viola), John Dalley (Violin),
Arnold Steinhardt (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guarneri String Quartet
Written: 1798/1800 
Length: 24 Minutes 41 Secs. 
6.
Quartet for Strings no 5 in A major, Op. 18 no 5 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Arnold Steinhardt (Violin), Michael Tree (Viola), John Dalley (Violin),
David Soyer (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guarneri String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1798/1800 
Length: 30 Minutes 53 Secs. 
7.
Quartet for Strings no 6 in B flat major, Op. 18 no 6 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Arnold Steinhardt (Violin), David Soyer (Cello), Michael Tree (Viola),
John Dalley (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guarneri String Quartet
Written: 1798/1800 
Length: 25 Minutes 24 Secs. 
8.
Quartet for Strings no 7 in F major, Op. 59 no 1 "Razumovsky" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Michael Tree (Viola), John Dalley (Violin), David Soyer (Cello),
Arnold Steinhardt (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guarneri String Quartet
Written: 1805-6 
Length: 38 Minutes 16 Secs. 
9.
Quartet for Strings no 8 in E minor, Op. 59 no 2 "Razumovsky" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  David Soyer (Cello), John Dalley (Violin), Arnold Steinhardt (Violin),
Michael Tree (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guarneri String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805-1806; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 35 Minutes 30 Secs. 
10.
Quartet for Strings no 9 in C major, Op. 59 no 3 "Razumovsky" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  David Soyer (Cello), Michael Tree (Viola), Arnold Steinhardt (Violin),
John Dalley (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guarneri String Quartet
Written: 1805/6 
Length: 32 Minutes 58 Secs. 
11.
Quartet for Strings no 10 in E flat major, Op. 74 "Harp" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  David Soyer (Cello), Michael Tree (Viola), John Dalley (Violin),
Arnold Steinhardt (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guarneri String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 33 Minutes 35 Secs. 
12.
Quartet for Strings no 11 in F minor, Op. 95 "Serioso" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  David Soyer (Cello), John Dalley (Violin), Arnold Steinhardt (Violin),
Michael Tree (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guarneri String Quartet
Written: 1810 
Length: 21 Minutes 39 Secs. 
13.
Quartet for Strings no 12 in E flat major, Op. 127 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  David Soyer (Cello), Michael Tree (Viola), John Dalley (Violin),
Arnold Steinhardt (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guarneri String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1823-1825; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 38 Minutes 29 Secs. 
14.
Quartet for Strings no 13 in B flat major, Op. 130 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  David Soyer (Cello), Michael Tree (Viola), John Dalley (Violin),
Arnold Steinhardt (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guarneri String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825-1826; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 38 Minutes 48 Secs. 
15.
Quartet for Strings no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 131 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  John Dalley (Violin), Arnold Steinhardt (Violin), David Soyer (Cello),
Michael Tree (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guarneri String Quartet
Written: 1826 
Length: 39 Minutes 28 Secs. 
16.
Quartet for Strings no 15 in A minor, Op. 132 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  John Dalley (Violin), David Soyer (Cello), Michael Tree (Viola),
Arnold Steinhardt (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guarneri String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 48 Minutes 14 Secs. 
17.
Quartet for Strings no 16 in F major, Op. 135 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  David Soyer (Cello), Michael Tree (Viola), John Dalley (Violin),
Arnold Steinhardt (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guarneri String Quartet
Written: 1826 
Length: 26 Minutes 17 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Allegro con brio
Adagio affettuoso ed appassionato
Scherzo: Allegro molto; Trio
Allegro
Allegro
Adagio cantabile; Allegro
Scherzo: Allegro; Trio
Allegro molto quasi presto
Allegro
Andante con moto
Allegro
Presto
Allegro ma non tanto
Scherzo: Andante scherzoso quasi allegretto
Menuetto: Allegretto; Trio
Allegro; Prestissimo
Allegro
Menuetto; Trio
Andante cantabile; Variazioni 1-5; Poco adagio
Allegro

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