Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 12 in E-flat major, Op. 127: I. Maestoso - Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:01
2 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 12 in E-flat major, Op. 127: II. Adagio, ma non troppo e molto cantabile - Andante con moto - Adagio molto espressivo - Tempo I
Ludwig van Beethoven 15:29
3 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 12 in E-flat major, Op. 127: III. Scherzando. Vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:38
4 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 12 in E-flat major, Op. 127: IV. Allegro - Allegro comodo
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:11
5 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131: I. Adagio, ma non troppo e molto espressivo
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:50
6 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131: II. Allegro molto vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:06
7 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131: III. Allegro moderato
Ludwig van Beethoven 0:58
8 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131: IV. Andante ma non troppo e molto cantabile - Più mosso - Andante moderato e lusinghiero - Adagio - Allegretto - Adagio, ma non troppo e semplice - Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 14:39
9 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131: V. Presto - Molto poco adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:37
10 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131: VI. Adagio quasi un poco andante
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:26
11 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131: VII. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:51
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 13 in B-flat major, Op. 130: I. Adagio ma non troppo - Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 14:05
2 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 13 in B-flat major, Op. 130: II. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:11
3 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 13 in B-flat major, Op. 130: III. Andante con moto, ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:11
4 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 13 in B-flat major, Op. 130: IV. Alla danza tedesca. Allegro assai
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:13
5 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 13 in B-flat major, Op. 130: V. Cavatina. Adagio molto espressivo
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:10
6 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 13 in B-flat major, Op. 130: VI. Finale. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:23
7 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 16 in F major, Op. 135: I. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:23
8 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 16 in F major, Op. 135: II. Vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:04
9 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 16 in F major, Op. 135: III. Lento assai, e cantante tranquillo
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:15
10 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 16 in F major, Op. 135: IV. The Difficult Decision. Grave, ma non troppo tanto "Must It Be?" - Allegro "It Must Be!" - Grave, ma non troppo tratto - Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:46
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132: I. Assai sostenuto - Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:06
2 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132: II. Allegro ma non tanto
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:23
3 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132: III. A Convalescent's Holy Song of Thanksgiving to the Deity, in the Lydian Mode. Molto adagio - Andante - Molto adagio - Andante - Molto adagio. Mit innigster Empfindung
Ludwig van Beethoven 19:35
4 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132: IV. Alla Marcia, vivace assai - Più allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:19
5 Quartet for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132: V. Allegro appassionato - Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:01
6 Große Fugue for 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello in B-flat major, Op. 133: Overtura. Allegro - Fuga. Meno mosso e moderato - Allegro molto e con brio - Meno mosso e moderato - Allegro molto e con brio - Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 18:52

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Switzerland (1968-06) (tracks 1–4)
violin [violin I]:
Paolo Borciani (1968-06) (tracks 1–4)
Paolo Borciani (1969-07) (tracks 5–11)
violin [violin II]:
Elisa Pegreffi (1968-06) (tracks 1–4)
Elisa Pegreffi (1969-07) (tracks 5–11)
cello:
Franco Rossi (classical cellist) (1968-06) (tracks 1–4)
Franco Rossi (classical cellist) (1969-07) (tracks 5–11)
viola:
Piero Farulli (1968-06) (tracks 1–4)
Piero Farulli (1969-07) (tracks 5–11)
string quartet:
Quartetto Italiano (1968-06) (tracks 1–4)
Quartetto Italiano (1969-07) (tracks 5–11)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1823 – 1824) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1825 – 1826) (tracks 5–11)
recorded at:
Théâtre municipal de Vevey in Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland (1968-06) (tracks 1–4)
Théâtre municipal de Vevey in Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland (1969-07) (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:

CD 2

recorded in:
Switzerland (1968-06) (tracks 7–10)
Switzerland (1969-04) (tracks 1–6)
violin [violin I]:
Paolo Borciani (1968-06) (tracks 7–10)
Paolo Borciani (1969-04) (tracks 1–6)
violin [violin II]:
Elisa Pegreffi (1968-06) (tracks 7–10)
Elisa Pegreffi (1969-04) (tracks 1–6)
cello:
Franco Rossi (classical cellist) (1968-06) (tracks 7–10)
Franco Rossi (classical cellist) (1969-04) (tracks 1–6)
viola:
Piero Farulli (1968-06) (tracks 7–10)
Piero Farulli (1969-04) (tracks 1–6)
string quartet:
Quartetto Italiano (1968-06) (tracks 7–10)
Quartetto Italiano (1969-04) (tracks 1–6)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1825 – 1826) (tracks 1–6)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1826) (tracks 7–10)
recorded at:
Théâtre municipal de Vevey in Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland (1968-06) (tracks 7–10)
Théâtre municipal de Vevey in Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland (1969-04) (tracks 1–6)
arrangements:
String Quartet no. 13 in B-flat major, op. 130: V. Cavatina (for piano solo, Balakirev) (track 5)
part of:
String Quartet no. 16 in F major, op. 135 (movement) (tracks 7–10)
recording of:

CD 3

recorded in:
Switzerland (1969-04) (track 6)
violin [violin I]:
Paolo Borciani (1967-08) (tracks 1–5)
Paolo Borciani (1969-04) (track 6)
violin [violin II]:
Elisa Pegreffi (1967-08) (tracks 1–5)
Elisa Pegreffi (1969-04) (track 6)
cello:
Franco Rossi (classical cellist) (1967-08) (tracks 1–5)
Franco Rossi (classical cellist) (1969-04) (track 6)
viola:
Piero Farulli (1967-08) (tracks 1–5)
Piero Farulli (1969-04) (track 6)
string quartet:
Quartetto Italiano (1967-08) (tracks 1–5)
Quartetto Italiano (1969-04) (track 6)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1824 – 1826) (tracks 1–5)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1825) (track 6)
dedicated to:
instruments:
Quartetto Italiano (track 5)
recorded at:
Théâtre municipal de Vevey in Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland (1967-08) (tracks 1–5)
part of:
Works of Ludwig van Beethoven by opus number (number: op. 133) (track 6)
arrangements:
is the basis for:
Opus 132 (track 3)
orchestrations:
Große Fugue, op. 133 (orchestrated by Weingartner) (track 6)
Große Fugue, op. 133 (catch-all for all orchestrations) (track 6)
part of:
String Quartet no. 15 in A minor, op. 132 (movement) (tracks 1–5)
recording of:

Release

ASIN: UK: B00005IB55 [info]