String Quartets, op. 2, Nos. 4-6

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Title: String Quartets, op. 2, Nos. 4-6
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Ignaz Pleyel; Ensō Quartet
Código CDU: Pleyel.06
Forma Musical: String quartets
Abstract: Remembered mostly as Haydn's rival during his London journey of 1792, Ignaz Josef Pleyel was the 24th child (out of 38!) of an impoverished schoolteacher. He was admitted to the class of the composer Vanhal and came to the attention of a Hungarian nobleman who paid Pleyel's way to study and live with Franz Joseph Haydn at Eisenstadt. Pleyel made rapid progress, and he reported that he and Haydn enjoyed a close, friendly relationship. In 1776, Haydn placed Pleyel's marionette opera Die Fee Urgele (The Fairy Urgele) on the schedule for performance at Esterháza. It was also played at the Vienna Nationaltheater. Pleyel probably worked briefly for the his noble patron, Count Ladislaus Erdödy, and in the early 1780s he traveled widely in Italy. He composed lira (hurdy-gurdy) pieces for King Ferdinand IV of Naples to play and wrote an opera, Ifigenia in Aulide, that was premiered at the Teatro San Carlo (Naples' major opera house) in 1785. Its success generated a further 18 performances. ...


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1. String Quart ... r, Op. 2 No. 4-Allegro.mp3 6:59 4.790Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
2. String Quart ... or, Op. 2 No. 4-Adagio.mp3 4:58 3.403Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
3. String Quart ... o. 4-Tempo di Minuetto.mp3 1:21 952.4Kb MPEG Audio Mp3
4. String Quart ... -Finale; Allegro assai.mp3 5:17 3.621Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
5. String Quart ... r, Op. 2 No. 5-Allegro.mp3 9:26 6.466Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
6. String Quart ... o. 5-Andante cantabile.mp3 4:22 2.990Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
7. String Quart ... No. 5-Rondo; Grazioso.mp3 4:09 2.845Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
8. String Quart ... Op. 2 No. 6-Allegretto.mp3 10:26 7.153Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
9-10. String Qu ... o. 6-Allegretto-Presto.mp3 9:05 6.224Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
String Quartet ... , Op. 2 No. 4-Completo.wav 18:27 186.2Mb WAV audio Wav
String Quartet ... , Op. 2 No. 5-Completo.wav 17:51 180.1Mb WAV audio Wav
String Quartet ... , Op. 2 No. 6-Completo.wav 19:28 196.4Mb WAV audio Wav

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