The String Quartets Op. 76 Nos. 1 - 3

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Title: The String Quartets Op. 76 Nos. 1 - 3
Otros títulos: Die Streichquartette Op. 76 Nos. 1 - 3
Les Quartuors à cordes Op. 76 Nos. 1 - 3
Los Cuartetos de Cuerda Op. 76 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 ... I Allegro con spirito.mp3 6:13 8.531Mb Unknown mp3
2. String Quart ... - II Adagio sostenuto.mp3 7:39 10.48Mb Unknown mp3
3. String Quart ... - III Menuetto. Presto.mp3 2:51 3.906Mb Unknown mp3
4. String Quart ... Allegro ma non troppo.mp3 6:43 9.227Mb Unknown mp3
5. String Quart ... 'Quinten'' - I Allegro.mp3 7:11 9.866Mb Unknown mp3
6. String Quart ... più tosto allegretto.mp3 6:20 8.679Mb Unknown mp3
7. String Quart ... Allegro ma non troppo.mp3 3:51 5.274Mb Unknown mp3
8. String Quart ... en'' - IV Vivace assai.mp3 4:11 5.752Mb Unknown mp3
9. String Quart ... 'Emperor'' - I Allegro.mp3 7:34 10.38Mb Unknown mp3
10. String Quar ... Poco adagio cantabile.mp3 7:58 10.93Mb Unknown mp3
11. String Quar ... III Menuetto. Allegro.mp3 5:20 7.312Mb Unknown mp3
12. String Quar ... '' - IV Finale. Presto.mp3 5:52 8.051Mb Unknown mp3
String Quartet ... p. 76 No. 1 - Completo.wav 23:17 235.0Mb WAV audio wav
String Quartet ... ''Quinten'' - Completo.wav 21:25 216.1Mb WAV audio wav
String Quartet ... ''Emperor'' - Completo.wav 26:36 268.4Mb WAV audio wav

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