Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 String Quartet No. 1 in F Major, Op. 18 No. 1: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:08
2 String Quartet No. 1 in F Major, Op. 18 No. 1: II. Adagio affettuoso ed appassionato
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:10
3 String Quartet No. 1 in F Major, Op. 18 No. 1: III. Scherzo. Allegro molto – Trio
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:33
4 String Quartet No. 1 in F Major, Op. 18 No. 1: IV. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:19
5 String Quartet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 18 No. 2: I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:47
6 String Quartet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 18 No. 2: II. Adagio cantabile – Allegro – Tempo I
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:34
7 String Quartet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 18 No. 2: III. Scherzo. Allegro – Trio
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:25
8 String Quartet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 18 No. 2: IV. Allegro molto, quasi presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:06
9 String Quartet No. 3 in D Major, Op. 18 No. 3: I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:25
10 String Quartet No. 3 in D Major, Op. 18 No. 3: II. Andante con moto
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:12
11 String Quartet No. 3 in D Major, Op. 18 No. 3: III. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:06
12 String Quartet No. 3 in D Major, Op. 18 No. 3: IV. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:11
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 String Quartet No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 18 No. 4: I. Allegro ma non tanto
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:13
2 String Quartet No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 18 No. 4: II. Scherzo. Andante scherzo, quasi allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:07
3 String Quartet No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 18 No. 4: III. Menuetto. Allegretto – Trio
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:00
4 String Quartet No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 18 No. 4: IV. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:19
5 String Quartet No. 5 in A Major, Op. 18 No. 5: I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:30
6 String Quartet No. 5 in A Major, Op. 18 No. 5: II. Menuetto – Trio
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:57
7 String Quartet No. 5 in A Major, Op. 18 No. 5: III. Andante cantabile
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:52
8 String Quartet No. 5 in A Major, Op. 18 No. 5: IV. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:20
9 String Quartet No. 6 in B-Flat Major, Op. 18 No. 6: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:58
10 String Quartet No. 6 in B-Flat Major, Op. 18 No. 6: II. Adagio ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:20
11 String Quartet No. 6 in B-Flat Major, Op. 18 No. 6: III. Scherzo. Allegro – Trio
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:23
12 String Quartet No. 6 in B-Flat Major, Op. 18 No. 6: IV. Adagio (La Malinconia) – Allegretto, quasi allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:29
13 Minuet in A-Flat Major, Hess 33
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:59
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 String Quartet No. 7 in F Major, Op. 59 No. 1 ‘Rasumovsky’: I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:48
2 String Quartet No. 7 in F Major, Op. 59 No. 1 ‘Rasumovsky’: II. Allegretto vivace e sempre scherzando
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:49
3 String Quartet No. 7 in F Major, Op. 59 No. 1 ‘Rasumovsky’: III. Adagio molto e mesto
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:53
4 String Quartet No. 7 in F Major, Op. 59 No. 1 ‘Rasumovsky’: IV. Allegro (Thème russe)
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:59
5 String Quartet No. 8 in E Minor, Op. 59 No. 2 ‘Rasumovsky’: I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:20
6 String Quartet No. 8 in E Minor, Op. 59 No. 2 ‘Rasumovsky’: II. Molto adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 13:53
7 String Quartet No. 8 in E Minor, Op. 59 No. 2 ‘Rasumovsky’: III. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:27
8 String Quartet No. 8 in E Minor, Op. 59 No. 2 ‘Rasumovsky’: IV. Finale. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:52
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 String Quartet No. 9 in C Major, Op. 59 No. 3 ‘Rasumovsky’: I. Introduzione: Andante con moto – Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:56
2 String Quartet No. 9 in C Major, Op. 59 No. 3 ‘Rasumovsky’: II. Andante con moto, quasi allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:59
3 String Quartet No. 9 in C Major, Op. 59 No. 3 ‘Rasumovsky’: III. Menuetto: Grazioso – Trio
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:12
4 String Quartet No. 9 in C Major, Op. 59 No. 3 ‘Rasumovsky’: IV. Allegro molto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:52
5 String Quartet No. 10 in E-Flat Major, Op. 74 ‘Harp’: I. Poco adagio – Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:38
6 String Quartet No. 10 in E-Flat Major, Op. 74 ‘Harp’: II. Adagio ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:26
7 String Quartet No. 10 in E-Flat Major, Op. 74 ‘Harp’: III. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:17
8 String Quartet No. 10 in E-Flat Major, Op. 74 ‘Harp’: IV. Allegretto con variazioni
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:33
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 String Quartet No. 11 in F Minor, Op. 95 ‘Quartetto serioso’: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:24
2 String Quartet No. 11 in F Minor, Op. 95 ‘Quartetto serioso’: II. Allegretto ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:45
3 String Quartet No. 11 in F Minor, Op. 95 ‘Quartetto serioso’: III. Allegro assai vivace, ma serioso
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:19
4 String Quartet No. 11 in F Minor, Op. 95 ‘Quartetto serioso’: IV. Larghetto espressivo – Allegretto agitato – Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:02
5 String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: I. Adagio ma non troppo – Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:26
6 String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: II. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:04
7 String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: III. Andante con moto, ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:33
8 String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: IV. Alla danza tedesca: Allegro assai
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:08
9 String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: V. Cavatina: Adagio molto espressivo
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:22
10 String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: VI. Finale: Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:22
11 Große Fuge in B-Flat Major, Op. 133
Ludwig van Beethoven 15:38
CD 6
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 String Quartet No. 12 in E-Flat Major, Op. 127: I. Maestoso – Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:10
2 String Quartet No. 12 in E-Flat Major, Op. 127: II. Adagio ma non troppo e molto cantabile
Ludwig van Beethoven 15:22
3 String Quartet No. 12 in E-Flat Major, Op. 127: III. Scherzando vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:37
4 String Quartet No. 12 in E-Flat Major, Op. 127: IV. Finale
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:38
5 String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131: I. Adagio ma non troppo e molto espressivo
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:24
6 String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131: II. Allegro molto vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:04
7 String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131: III. Allegro molto moderato – Adagio – Più vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 0:56
8 String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131: IV. Andante ma non troppo e molto cantabile
Ludwig van Beethoven 15:01
9 String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131: V. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:40
10 String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131: VI. Adagio quasi un poco andante
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:01
11 String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131: VII. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:12
CD 7
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 String Quartet No. 15 in A Minor, Op. 132: I. Assai sostenuto – Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:22
2 String Quartet No. 15 in A Minor, Op. 132: II. Allegro ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:12
3 String Quartet No. 15 in A Minor, Op. 132: III. Molto adagio: Heiliger Dankgesang eines Genesenen an die Gottheit in der lydischen Tonart
Ludwig van Beethoven 17:05
4 String Quartet No. 15 in A Minor, Op. 132: IV. Alla marcia, assai vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:11
5 String Quartet No. 15 in A Minor, Op. 132: V. Finale: Allegro appassionato
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:00
6 String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135: I. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:34
7 String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135: II. Vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:16
8 String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135: III. Lento assai, cantante e tranquillo
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:53
9 String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135: IV. Grave ma non troppo tratto – Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:40

Credits

CD 1

strings [string quartet]:
Suske-Quartett (string quartet) (1976-02) (tracks 5–8)
Suske-Quartett (string quartet) (1976-09) (tracks 9–12)
Suske-Quartett (string quartet) (1976-11) (tracks 1–4)
balance engineer:
Horst Kunze (balance engineer) (tracks 1–12)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1798 – 1800) (tracks 1–4, 9–12)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1799 – 1800) (tracks 5–8)
producer:
Heinz Wegner (tracks 1–12)
recording engineer:
Helgard Unger (engineer) (tracks 1–12)
recorded at:
Lukaskirche (Dresden) in Dresden, Sachsen, Germany (1976-02) (tracks 5–8)
Lukaskirche (Dresden) in Dresden, Sachsen, Germany (1976-09) (tracks 9–12)
Lukaskirche (Dresden) in Dresden, Sachsen, Germany (1976-11) (tracks 1–4)
arrangements:
String Quartet no. 1 in F major, op. 18 no. 1: I. Allegro con brio (arr. H. Ulrich and R. Wittmann for piano duet) (track 1)
String Quartet no. 1 in F major, op. 18 no. 1: II. Adagio affettuoso ed appassionato (arr. H. Ulrich and R. Wittmann for piano duet) (track 2)
String Quartet no. 1 in F major, op. 18 no. 1: III. Scherzo. Allegro molto (arr. H. Ulrich and R. Wittmann for piano duet) (track 3)
String Quartet no. 1 in F major, op. 18 no. 1: IV. Allegro (arr. H. Ulrich and R. Wittmann for piano duet) (track 4)
part of:
recording of:

CD 2

strings [string quartet]:
Suske-Quartett (string quartet) (track 13)
Suske-Quartett (string quartet) (1976-10) (tracks 1–4)
Suske-Quartett (string quartet) (1976-12) (tracks 5–8)
Suske-Quartett (string quartet) (1977-05) (tracks 9–12)
balance engineer:
Horst Kunze (balance engineer) (track 1)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1790 – 1792) (track 13)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1798 – 1800) (tracks 9–12)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1799 – 1800) (tracks 1–8)
producer:
Heinz Wegner (track 1)
recording engineer:
Helgard Unger (engineer) (track 1)
recorded at:
Lukaskirche (Dresden) in Dresden, Sachsen, Germany (1976-10) (track 1)
part of:
Hess catalogue (Beethoven works not listed in the 'Complete Edition') (number: Hess 33) (track 13)
arrangements:
part of:
recording of:

CD 5

strings [string quartet]:
Suske-Quartett (string quartet) (tracks 1–11)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1810 – 1811) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1825) (track 11)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1825 – 1826) (tracks 5–10)
dedicated to:
part of:
Works of Ludwig van Beethoven by opus number (number: op. 133) (track 11)
arrangements:
String Quartet no. 13 in B-flat major, op. 130: V. Cavatina (for piano solo, Balakirev) (track 9)
later versions:
String Quartet in F minor, op. 95: I. Allegro con brio (for string orchestra, arr. by Mahler) (track 1)
String Quartet in F minor, op. 95: II. Allegretto ma non troppo (for string orchestra, arr. by Mahler) (track 2)
String Quartet in F minor, op. 95: III. Allegro assai vivace ma serioso (for string orchestra, arr. by Mahler) (track 3)
orchestrations:
Große Fugue, op. 133 (orchestrated by Weingartner) (track 11)
Große Fugue, op. 133 (catch-all for all orchestrations) (track 11)
part of:
String Quartet no. 11 in F minor, op. 95 (movement) (tracks 1–4)
recording of:

CD 6

strings [string quartet]:
Suske-Quartett (string quartet) (tracks 1–11)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1823 – 1824) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1825 – 1826) (tracks 5–11)
arrangements:
String Quartet no. 14 in C-sharp minor, op. 131: VII. Allegro (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
part of:
recording of:

Release

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