Holiday Shop


WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

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. 

Imported from : UNITED STATES   
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

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

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title
Review This Title Share on Facebook




YOU MUST BE A SUBSCRIBER TO LISTEN TO ARKIVMUSIC STREAMING.
TRY IT NOW FOR FREE!
Sign up now for two weeks of free access to the world's best classical music collection. Keep listening for only $19.95/month - thousands of classical albums for the price of one! Learn more about ArkivMusic Streaming
Aleady a subscriber? Sign In