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Beethoven: The Late String Quartets / Tokyo String Quartet


Release Date: 02/11/1992 
Label:  Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: 60975   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Peter OundjianKazuhide IsomuraKikuei IkedaSadao Harada
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tokyo String Quartet
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 26 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. Quartet for Strings no 12 in E flat major, Op. 127 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Peter Oundjian (Violin), Kazuhide Isomura (Viola), Kikuei Ikeda (Violin),
Sadao Harada (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tokyo String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1823-1825; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1990-91 
Venue:  Richardson Hall, Princeton University 
Length: 37 Minutes 52 Secs. 
2. Quartet for Strings no 13 in B flat major, Op. 130 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Peter Oundjian (Violin), Kikuei Ikeda (Violin), Kazuhide Isomura (Viola),
Sadao Harada (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tokyo String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825-1826; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1990-91 
Venue:  Richardson Hall, Princeton University 
Length: 42 Minutes 52 Secs. 
3. Quartet for Strings no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 131 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Peter Oundjian (Violin), Kikuei Ikeda (Violin), Kazuhide Isomura (Viola),
Sadao Harada (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tokyo String Quartet
Written: 1826 
Date of Recording: 1990-91 
Venue:  Richardson Hall, Princeton University 
Length: 37 Minutes 26 Secs. 
4. Quartet for Strings no 15 in A minor, Op. 132 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Sadao Harada (Cello), Peter Oundjian (Violin), Kikuei Ikeda (Violin),
Kazuhide Isomura (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tokyo String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1990-91 
Venue:  Richardson Hall, Princeton University 
Length: 45 Minutes 32 Secs. 
5. Quartet for Strings no 16 in F major, Op. 135 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Sadao Harada (Cello), Peter Oundjian (Violin), Kikuei Ikeda (Violin),
Kazuhide Isomura (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tokyo String Quartet
Written: 1826 
Date of Recording: 1990-91 
Venue:  Richardson Hall, Princeton University 
Length: 25 Minutes 23 Secs. 
6. Grosse Fuge for String Quartet in B flat major Op. 133 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Sadao Harada (Cello), Peter Oundjian (Violin), Kikuei Ikeda (Violin),
Kazuhide Isomura (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tokyo String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825-1826; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1990-91 
Venue:  Richardson Hall, Princeton University 
Length: 15 Minutes 56 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Musettes; Allegro
Adagio ma non troppo e molto cantabile
Scherzando vivace; Presto
Finale; Allegro con moto
Adagio ma non troppo e molto espressivo
Allegro molto vivace
Allegro moderato
Andante ma non troppo e molto cantabile
Presto
Adagio quasi un poco andante
Allegro
Adagio ma non troppo; Allegro
Presto
Andante con moto ma non troppo
Alla danza tedesca; Allegro assai
Cavatina: Adagio molto espressivo
GROßE FUGE, Op. 133
Finale (Rondo): Allegro

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