The String Quartets Op. 77 Nos. 1 & 2 Op. 103

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Title: The String Quartets Op. 77 Nos. 1 & 2 Op. 103
Otros títulos: Die Streichquartette Op. 77 Nos. 1 & 2 Op. 103
Les Quartuors à cordes Op. 77 Nos. 1 & 2 Op. 103
Los Cuartetos de Cuerda Op. 77 Nos. 1 & 2 Op. 103
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 ... 1 - I Allegro moderato.mp3 7:18 10.00Mb Unknown mp3
2. String Quart ... . 77 No. 1 - II Adagio.mp3 6:45 9.267Mb Unknown mp3
3. String Quart ... -III Menuetto. Presto.mp3 4:30 6.185Mb Unknown mp3
4. String Quart ... 1 - IV Finale. Presto.mp3 5:11 7.102Mb Unknown mp3
5. String Quart ... 2 - I Allegro moderato.mp3 7:27 10.22Mb Unknown mp3
6. String Quart ... . Presto ma non troppo.mp3 5:25 7.427Mb Unknown mp3
7. String Quart ... 77 No. 2 - III Andante.mp3 7:19 10.03Mb Unknown mp3
8. String Quart ... V Finale. Vivace assai.mp3 5:26 7.456Mb Unknown mp3
9. String Quart ... - II Andante grazioso.mp3 5:22 7.374Mb Unknown mp3
10. String Quar ... o ma non troppo presto.mp3 5:22 7.368Mb Unknown mp3
String Quartet ... p. 77 No. 1 - Completo.wav 23:36 238.1Mb WAV audio wav
String Quartet ... p. 77 No. 2 - Completo.wav 25:29 257.1Mb WAV audio wav
String Quartet ... unfinished) - Completo.wav 10:42 107.9Mb WAV audio wav

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