The String Quartets Op. 50 Nos. 1 - 3

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Title: The String Quartets Op. 50 Nos. 1 - 3
Otros títulos: Die Streichquartette Op. 50 Nos. 1 - 3
Les Quatuors à cordes Op. 50 Nos. 1 - 3
Los Cuartetos de Cuerda Op. 50 Nos. 1 - 3
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Joseph Haydn; The Angeles String Quartet; Kathleen Lenski; Sara Parkins; Brian Dembow; Steven Erdody
Código CDU: Ha.27
Forma Musical: String Quartets
Abstract: If the old cliche of Haydn as "the father of the symphony" no longer holds good, his status as the father of the string quartet has never been seriously challenged. Not that he composed the first string quartet of all: before Haydn alighted on the genre some time in the late 1750s, there had been spasmodic examples of divertimentos for two solo violins, viola and cello by such Viennese composers as Ignaz Holzbauer and Georg Christoph Wagenseil; and there had long existed a tradition of performing orchestral works with one instrument to a part. But these older composers showed no interest in exploring the potential of the string quartet as a medium. And it fell to Haydn who, by his own admission, stumbled on the form "by accident", to raise the string quartet from its humble beginnings in the outdoor serenade to a vehicle for the most sophisticated and challenging musical discourse. The birth of the form One of Haydn's early biographers, Georg Griesinger, gives an account of the chance ...


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1. String Quart ... . 50 No. 1 - I Allegro.mp3 6:16 8.595Mb Unknown mp3
2. String Quart ... - II Adagio non lento.mp3 7:28 10.24Mb Unknown mp3
3. String Quart ... - III Poco allegretto.mp3 3:45 5.148Mb Unknown mp3
4. String Quart ... 1 - IV Finale. Vivace.mp3 4:45 6.530Mb Unknown mp3
5. String Quart ... p. 50 No. 2 - I Vivace.mp3 7:19 10.03Mb Unknown mp3
6. String Quart ... - II Adagio cantabile.mp3 4:17 5.890Mb Unknown mp3
7. String Quart ... I Menuetto. Allegretto.mp3 4:20 5.948Mb Unknown mp3
8. String Quart ... V Finale. Vivace assai.mp3 3:36 4.946Mb Unknown mp3
10. String Quar ... e più tosto allegretto.mp3 6:39 9.125Mb Unknown mp3
11. String Quar ... I Menuetto. Allegretto.mp3 4:47 6.563Mb Unknown mp3
12. String Quar ... 3 - IV Finale. Presto.mp3 3:42 5.068Mb Unknown mp3
String Quartet ... p. 50 No. 1 - Completo.wav 22:04 222.6Mb WAV audio wav
String Quartet ... p. 50 No. 2 - Completo.wav 19:24 195.7Mb WAV audio wav
String Quartet ... Op. 50 No. 3- Completo.wav 20:14 204.2Mb WAV audio wav
9. String Quart ... 3 - I Allegro con brio.mp3 5:12 7.132Mb Unknown mp3

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