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Beethoven: Complete String Quartets / Prazák Quartet


Release Date: 01/10/2006 
Label:  Praga   Catalog #: 350013   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Václav RemesVlastimil HolekJosef KlusonMichal Kanka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prazák String Quartet
Number of Discs: 7 
Recorded in: Multi 
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Works on This Recording

1. Quartet for Strings no 4 in C minor, Op. 18 no 4 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Václav Remes (Violin), Vlastimil Holek (Violin), Josef Kluson (Viola),
Michal Kanka (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prazák String Quartet
Written: 1798/1800 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
2. Quartet for Strings no 5 in A major, Op. 18 no 5 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Michal Kanka (Cello), Václav Remes (Violin), Vlastimil Holek (Violin),
Josef Kluson (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prazák String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1798/1800 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
3. Quartet for Strings no 1 in F major, Op. 18 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Josef Kluson (Viola), Václav Remes (Violin), Vlastimil Holek (Violin),
Michal Kanka (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prazák String Quartet
Written: 1798/1800 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
4. Quartet for Strings no 3 in D major, Op. 18 no 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Michal Kanka (Cello), Václav Remes (Violin), Vlastimil Holek (Violin),
Josef Kluson (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prazák String Quartet
Written: 1798/1800 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
5. Quartet for Strings no 2 in G major, Op. 18 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Václav Remes (Violin), Vlastimil Holek (Violin), Josef Kluson (Viola),
Michal Kanka (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prazák String Quartet
Written: 1798/1800 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
6. Quartet for Strings no 6 in B flat major, Op. 18 no 6 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Václav Remes (Violin), Vlastimil Holek (Violin), Josef Kluson (Viola),
Michal Kanka (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prazák String Quartet
Written: 1798/1800 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
7. Quartet for Strings no 7 in F major, Op. 59 no 1 "Razumovsky" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Václav Remes (Violin), Vlastimil Holek (Violin), Josef Kluson (Viola),
Michal Kanka (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prazák String Quartet
Written: 1805-6 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
8. Quartet for Strings no 8 in E minor, Op. 59 no 2 "Razumovsky" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Václav Remes (Violin), Vlastimil Holek (Violin), Josef Kluson (Viola),
Michal Kanka (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prazák String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805-1806; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
9. Quartet for Strings no 9 in C major, Op. 59 no 3 "Razumovsky" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Václav Remes (Violin), Vlastimil Holek (Violin), Josef Kluson (Viola),
Michal Kanka (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prazák String Quartet
Written: 1805/6 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
10. Quartet for Strings no 10 in E flat major, Op. 74 "Harp" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Václav Remes (Violin), Vlastimil Holek (Violin), Josef Kluson (Viola),
Michal Kanka (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prazák String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
11. Quartet for Strings no 11 in F minor, Op. 95 "Serioso" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Michal Kanka (Cello), Václav Remes (Violin), Vlastimil Holek (Violin),
Josef Kluson (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prazák String Quartet
Written: 1810 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
12. Quartet for Strings no 13 in B flat major, Op. 130 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Michal Kanka (Cello), Josef Kluson (Viola), Václav Remes (Violin),
Vlastimil Holek (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prazák String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825-1826; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
13. Grosse Fuge for String Quartet in B flat major Op. 133 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Václav Remes (Violin), Michal Kanka (Cello), Josef Kluson (Viola),
Vlastimil Holek (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prazák String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825-1826; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
14. Quartet for Strings no 12 in E flat major, Op. 127 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Josef Kluson (Viola), Vlastimil Holek (Violin), Václav Remes (Violin),
Michal Kanka (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prazák String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1823-1825; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
15. Quartet for Strings no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 131 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Josef Kluson (Viola), Vlastimil Holek (Violin), Václav Remes (Violin),
Michal Kanka (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prazák String Quartet
Written: 1826 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
16. Quartet for Strings no 15 in A minor, Op. 132 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Josef Kluson (Viola), Vlastimil Holek (Violin), Václav Remes (Violin),
Michal Kanka (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prazák String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
17. Quartet for Strings no 16 in F major, Op. 135 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Václav Remes (Violin), Vlastimil Holek (Violin), Josef Kluson (Viola),
Michal Kanka (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prazák String Quartet
Written: 1826 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Absolutely Beautiful May 22, 2012 By Richard H. (Glendale, AZ) See All My Reviews "
Some of the most beautiful chamber music ever written is right here in this set. The Prazak Quartet is superb in their technique as well as their interpretation of these great works. The string quartets represent the cornerstone of Beethoven's output and stand as monuments within the classical repertoire.

This belongs on any Beethoven shelf."
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