The String Quartets Op. 54 Nos. 1 - 3

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Title: The String Quartets Op. 54 Nos. 1 - 3
Otros títulos: Die Streichquartette Op. 54 Nos. 1 - 3
Les Quartours à cordes Op. 54 Nos. 1 - 3
Los Cuartetos de Cuerda Op. 54 Nos. 1 - 3
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Joseph Haydn; The Angeles String Quartet; Kathleen Lenski; Steven Miller; 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 ... No. 1 - I Vivace assai.mp3 5:29 7.525Mb Unknown mp3
2. String Quart ... No. 1 - II Allegretto.mp3 6:51 9.388Mb Unknown mp3
3. String Quart ... 54 no. 1 - III Menuet.mp3 4:17 5.872Mb Unknown mp3
4. String Quart ... . 54 No. 1 - IV Vivace.mp3 4:01 5.502Mb Unknown mp3
5. String Quart ... p. 54 No. 2 - I Vivace.mp3 6:52 9.410Mb Unknown mp3
6. String Quart ... . 54 No. 2 - II Adagio.mp3 3:01 4.146Mb Unknown mp3
7. String Quart ... I Menuetto. Allegretto.mp3 3:46 5.171Mb Unknown mp3
8. String Quart ... . 54 No. 2 - IV Adagio.mp3 5:37 7.715Mb Unknown mp3
9. String Quart ... 4 No. 3 - I Allegretto.mp3 6:37 9.079Mb Unknown mp3
10. String Quar ... p. 54 No. 3 - II Largo.mp3 8:02 11.03Mb Unknown mp3
11. String Quar ... I Menuetto. Allegretto.mp3 3:43 5.093Mb Unknown mp3
12. String Quar ... 3 - IV Finale. Presto.mp3 4:16 5.856Mb Unknown mp3
String Quartet ... p. 54 No. 1 - Completo.wav 20:29 206.7Mb WAV audio wav
String Quartet ... p. 54 No. 2 - Completo.wav 19:07 193.0Mb WAV audio wav
String Quartet ... p. 54 No. 3 - Completo.wav 22:30 227.0Mb WAV audio wav

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