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Two fatboxes (each containing 4 CDs) and 116-page booklet in cardboard box

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Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Quartet No. 1 in F major, opus 18/I: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:32
2 Quartet No. 1 in F major, opus 18/I: II. Adagio affettuoso ed appassionato
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:39
3 Quartet No. 1 in F major, opus 18/I: III. Scherzo. Allegro molto
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:35
4 Quartet No. 1 in F major, opus 18/I: IV. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:07
5 Quartet No. 5 in A major, opus 18/V: I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:21
6 Quartet No. 5 in A major, opus 18/V: II. Menuetto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:58
7 Quartet No. 5 in A major, opus 18/V: III. Andante cantabile
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:17
8 Quartet No. 5 in A major, opus 18/V: IV. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:53
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Quartet No. 2 in G major, opus 18/II: I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:30
2 Quartet No. 2 in G major, opus 18/II: II. Adagio cantabile
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:23
3 Quartet No. 2 in G major, opus 18/II: III. Scherzo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:40
4 Quartet No. 2 in G major, opus 18/II: IV. Allegro molto, quasi Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:27
5 Quartet No. 3 in D major, opus 18/III: I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:07
6 Quartet No. 3 in D major, opus 18/III: II. Andante con moto
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:33
7 Quartet No. 3 in D major, opus 18/III: III. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:08
8 Quartet No. 3 in D major, opus 18/III: IV. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:03
9 Quartet No. 4 in C minor, opus 18/IV: I. Allegro, ma non tanto
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:12
10 Quartet No. 4 in C minor, opus 18/IV: II. Scherzo. Andante scherzoso, quasi Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:24
11 Quartet No. 4 in C minor, opus 18/IV: III. Menuetto. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:29
12 Quartet No. 4 in C minor, opus 18/IV: IV. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:24
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Quartet No. 6 in B-flat major, opus 18/VI: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:36
2 Quartet No. 6 in B-flat major, opus 18/VI: II. Adagio, ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:35
3 Quartet No. 6 in B-flat major, opus 18/VI: III. Scherzo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:26
4 Quartet No. 6 in B-flat major, opus 18/VI: IV. La Malinconia. Adagio - Allegretto quasi Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:33
5 Quartet No. 7 in F major, opus 59/I: I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:05
6 Quartet No. 7 in F major, opus 59/I: II. Allegretto vivace e sempre scherzando
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:50
7 Quartet No. 7 in F major, opus 59/I: III. Adagio molto e mesto / IV. Finale. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 19:54
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Quartet No. 8 in E minor, opus 59/II: I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:15
2 Quartet No. 8 in E minor, opus 59/II: II. Molto Adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 13:09
3 Quartet No. 8 in E minor, opus 59/II: III. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:10
4 Quartet No. 8 in E minor, opus 59/II: IV. Finale. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:32
5 Quartet No. 9 in C major, opus 59/III: I. Introduzione. Andante con moto - Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:35
6 Quartet No. 9 in C major, opus 59/III: II. Andante con moto quasi Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:47
7 Quartet No. 9 in C major, opus 59/III: III. Menuetto. Grazioso / IV. Allegro molto
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:54
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Quartet No. 10 in E-flat major, opus 74: I. Poco Adagio - Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:29
2 Quartet No. 10 in E-flat major, opus 74: II. Adagio ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:14
3 Quartet No. 10 in E-flat major, opus 74: III. Presto / IV. Allegretto con Variazioni
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:38
4 Quartet No. 12 in E-flat major, opus 127: I. Maestoso - Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:19
5 Quartet No. 12 in E-flat major, opus 127: II. Adagio, ma non troppo e molto cantabile
Ludwig van Beethoven 15:26
6 Quartet No. 12 in E-flat major, opus 127: III. Scherzando vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:12
7 Quartet No. 12 in E-flat major, opus 127: IV. Finale
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:08
CD 6
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Quartet No. 11 in F minor, opus 95: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:14
2 Quartet No. 11 in F minor, opus 95: II. Allegretto ma non tanto / III. Allegro assai vivace ma serioso
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:54
3 Quartet No. 11 in F minor, opus 95: IV. Larghetto - Allegretto agitato
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:04
4 Quartet No. 15 in A minor, opus 132: I. Assai sostenuto - Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:59
5 Quartet No. 15 in A minor, opus 132: II. Allegro ma non tanto
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:14
6 Quartet No. 15 in A minor, opus 132: III. Canzone di ringraziamento - Molto adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 16:25
7 Quartet No. 15 in A minor, opus 132: IV. Alla Marcia, assai vivace - Allegro appassionato
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:41
CD 7
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Quartet No. 13 in B-flat major, opus 130: I. Adagio ma non troppo - Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 13:49
2 Quartet No. 13 in B-flat major, opus 130: II. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:00
3 Quartet No. 13 in B-flat major, opus 130: III. Andante con moto ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:33
4 Quartet No. 13 in B-flat major, opus 130: IV. Alla danza tedesca. Allegro assai
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:26
5 Quartet No. 13 in B-flat major, opus 130: V. Cavatina. Adagio molto espressivo
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:22
6 Große Fugue in B-flat major, opus 133
Ludwig van Beethoven 15:43
7 Quartet No. 13 in B-flat major, opus 130: VI. Finale. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:40
CD 8
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp minor, opus 131
Ludwig van Beethoven 41:05
2 Quartet No. 16 in F major, opus 135: I. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:52
3 Quartet No. 16 in F major, opus 135: II. Vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:39
4 Quartet No. 16 in F major, opus 135: III. Lento assai e cantante tranquillo
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:33
5 Quartet No. 16 in F major, opus 135: IV. Grave ma non troppo tratto - Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:43

Credits

CD 1

violin [1st violin]:
Sándor Végh (1973-10) (tracks 5–8)
Sándor Végh (1974-01) (tracks 1–4)
violin [2nd violin]:
Sándor Zöldy (1973-10) (tracks 5–8)
Sándor Zöldy (1974-01) (tracks 1–4)
cello:
Paul Szabó (1973-10) (tracks 5–8)
Paul Szabó (1974-01) (tracks 1–4)
viola:
Georges Janzer (viola, Grumiaux Trio) (1973-10) (tracks 5–8)
Georges Janzer (viola, Grumiaux Trio) (1974-01) (tracks 1–4)
string quartet:
Végh Quartet (1973-10) (tracks 5–8)
Végh Quartet (1974-01) (tracks 1–4)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1798 – 1800) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1799 – 1800) (tracks 5–8)
producer:
Michel Bernstein (tracks 1–8)
recorded at:
Musica Théâtre (1837-2003) in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel, Switzerland (tracks 1–8)
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

violin [1st violin]:
Sándor Végh (1973-10) (tracks 1–4, 9–12)
Sándor Végh (1974-01) (tracks 5–8)
violin [2nd violin]:
Sándor Zöldy (1973-10) (tracks 1–4, 9–12)
Sándor Zöldy (1974-01) (tracks 5–8)
cello:
Paul Szabó (1973-10) (tracks 1–4, 9–12)
Paul Szabó (1974-01) (tracks 5–8)
viola:
Georges Janzer (viola, Grumiaux Trio) (1973-10) (tracks 1–4, 9–12)
Georges Janzer (viola, Grumiaux Trio) (1974-01) (tracks 5–8)
string quartet:
Végh Quartet (1973-10) (tracks 1–4, 9–12)
Végh Quartet (1974-01) (tracks 5–8)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1798 – 1800) (tracks 5–8)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1799 – 1800) (tracks 1–4, 9–12)
producer:
Michel Bernstein (tracks 1–12)
recorded at:
Musica Théâtre (1837-2003) in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel, Switzerland (tracks 1–12)
arrangements:
part of:
recording of:

CD 3

violin [1st violin]:
Sándor Végh (1973-03) (tracks 5–7)
Sándor Végh (1973-10) (tracks 1–4)
violin [2nd violin]:
Sándor Zöldy (1973-03) (tracks 5–7)
Sándor Zöldy (1973-10) (tracks 1–4)
cello:
Paul Szabó (1973-03) (tracks 5–7)
Paul Szabó (1973-10) (tracks 1–4)
viola:
Georges Janzer (viola, Grumiaux Trio) (1973-03) (tracks 5–7)
Georges Janzer (viola, Grumiaux Trio) (1973-10) (tracks 1–4)
string quartet:
Végh Quartet (1973-03) (tracks 5–7)
Végh Quartet (1973-10) (tracks 1–4)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1798 – 1800) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1805 – 1806) (tracks 5–7, 7)
producer:
Michel Bernstein (tracks 1–7)
recorded at:
Musica Théâtre (1837-2003) in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel, Switzerland (tracks 1–7)
arrangements:
part of:
String Quartet no. 7 in F major, op. 59 no. 1 (movement) (tracks 5–7, 7)
recording of:

CD 4

violin [1st violin]:
Sándor Végh (1972-12) (tracks 1–4)
Sándor Végh (1973-03) (tracks 5–7)
violin [2nd violin]:
Sándor Zöldy (1972-12) (tracks 1–4)
Sándor Zöldy (1973-03) (tracks 5–7)
cello:
Paul Szabó (1972-12) (tracks 1–4)
Paul Szabó (1973-03) (tracks 5–7)
viola:
Georges Janzer (viola, Grumiaux Trio) (1972-12) (tracks 1–4)
Georges Janzer (viola, Grumiaux Trio) (1973-03) (tracks 5–7)
string quartet:
Végh Quartet (1972-12) (tracks 1–4)
Végh Quartet (1973-03) (tracks 5–7)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1805 – 1806) (tracks 1–7, 7)
producer:
Michel Bernstein (tracks 1–7)
recorded at:
Musica Théâtre (1837-2003) in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel, Switzerland (tracks 1–7)
arrangements:
part of:
String Quartet no. 9 in C major, op. 59 no. 3 (movement) (tracks 5–7, 7)
recording of:

CD 5

violin [1st violin]:
Sándor Végh (1973-03) (tracks 1–3)
Sándor Végh (1973-06) (tracks 4–7)
violin [2nd violin]:
Sándor Zöldy (1973-03) (tracks 1–3)
Sándor Zöldy (1973-06) (tracks 4–7)
cello:
Paul Szabó (1973-03) (tracks 1–3)
Paul Szabó (1973-06) (tracks 4–7)
viola:
Georges Janzer (viola, Grumiaux Trio) (1973-03) (tracks 1–3)
Georges Janzer (viola, Grumiaux Trio) (1973-06) (tracks 4–7)
string quartet:
Végh Quartet (1973-03) (tracks 1–3)
Végh Quartet (1973-06) (tracks 4–7)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809) (tracks 1–3, 3)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1823 – 1824) (tracks 4–7)
producer:
Michel Bernstein (tracks 1–7)
recorded at:
Musica Théâtre (1837-2003) in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel, Switzerland (tracks 1–7)
part of:
recording of:

CD 6

violin [1st violin]:
Sándor Végh (1972-12) (tracks 1–3)
Sándor Végh (1973-07) (tracks 4–7)
violin [2nd violin]:
Sándor Zöldy (1972-12) (tracks 1–3)
Sándor Zöldy (1973-07) (tracks 4–7)
cello:
Paul Szabó (1972-12) (tracks 1–3)
Paul Szabó (1973-07) (tracks 4–7)
viola:
Georges Janzer (viola, Grumiaux Trio) (1972-12) (tracks 1–3)
Georges Janzer (viola, Grumiaux Trio) (1973-07) (tracks 4–7)
string quartet:
Végh Quartet (1972-12) (tracks 1–3)
Végh Quartet (1973-07) (tracks 4–7)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1810 – 1811) (tracks 1–2, 2–3)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1824 – 1826) (tracks 4–7)
producer:
Michel Bernstein (tracks 1–7)
recorded at:
Musica Théâtre (1837-2003) in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel, Switzerland (tracks 1–7)
is the basis for:
Opus 132 (track 6)
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 2)
part of:
String Quartet no. 11 in F minor, op. 95 (movement) (tracks 1–2, 2–3)
String Quartet no. 15 in A minor, op. 132 (movement) (tracks 4–7)
recording of:

CD 7

violin [1st violin]:
Sándor Végh (1973-07) (tracks 1–7)
violin [2nd violin]:
Sándor Zöldy (1973-07) (tracks 1–7)
cello:
Paul Szabó (1973-07) (tracks 1–7)
viola:
Georges Janzer (viola, Grumiaux Trio) (1973-07) (tracks 1–7)
string quartet:
Végh Quartet (1973-07) (tracks 1–7)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1825) (track 6)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1825 – 1826) (tracks 1–5, 7)
dedicated to:
producer:
Michel Bernstein (tracks 1–7)
recorded at:
Musica Théâtre (1837-2003) in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel, Switzerland (tracks 1–7)
part of:
Works of Ludwig van Beethoven by opus number (number: op. 133) (track 6)
arrangements:
String Quartet no. 13 in B-flat major, op. 130: V. Cavatina (for piano solo, Balakirev) (track 5)
orchestrations:
Große Fugue, op. 133 (catch-all for all orchestrations) (track 6)
Große Fugue, op. 133 (orchestrated by Weingartner) (track 6)
part of:
String Quartet no. 13 in B-flat major, op. 130 (movement) (tracks 1–5, 7)
recording of:

CD 8

violin [1st violin]:
Sándor Végh (1973-06) (tracks 2–5)
Sándor Végh (1973-07) (track 1)
violin [2nd violin]:
Sándor Zöldy (1973-06) (tracks 2–5)
Sándor Zöldy (1973-07) (track 1)
cello:
Paul Szabó (1973-06) (tracks 2–5)
Paul Szabó (1973-07) (track 1)
viola:
Georges Janzer (viola, Grumiaux Trio) (1973-06) (tracks 2–5)
Georges Janzer (viola, Grumiaux Trio) (1973-07) (track 1)
string quartet:
Végh Quartet (1973-06) (tracks 2–5)
Végh Quartet (1973-07) (track 1)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1825 – 1826) (track 1)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1826) (tracks 2–5)
producer:
Michel Bernstein (tracks 1–5)
recorded at:
Musica Théâtre (1837-2003) in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel, Switzerland (tracks 1–5)
part of:
Works of Ludwig van Beethoven by opus number (number: op. 131) (track 1)
part of:
String Quartet no. 16 in F major, op. 135 (movement) (tracks 2–5)
parts:
recording of:

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