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Title: Complete Works
Otros títulos: L'oeuvre Intégrale
String Quartets Op. 18 Nos. 1 & 2
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Ludwig van Beethoven; Guarneri Quartet; Arnold Steinhardt; John Dalley; Michael Tree; David Soyer
Código CDU: Bee.38
Forma Musical: String quartets
Abstract: The events of Beethoven's life are the stuff of Romantic legend, evoking images of the solitary creator shaking his fist at Fate and finally overcoming it through a supreme effort of creative will. Born in the small German city of Bonn on or around December 16, 1770, he received his early training from his father and other local musicians. As a teenager, he earned some money as an assistant to his teacher, Christian Gottlob Neefe, then was granted half of his father's salary as court musician from the Electorate of Cologne in order to care for his two younger brothers as his father gave in to alcoholism. Beethoven played viola in various orchestras, becoming friends with other players such as Antoine Reicha, Nikolaus Simrock, and Franz Ries, and began taking on composition commissions. As a member of the court chapel orchestra, he was able to travel some and meet members of the nobility, one of whom, Count Ferdinand Waldstein, would become a great friend and patron to him. Beethoven moved ...


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1. String quart ... . 1 - Allegro con brio.mp3 9:46 13.39Mb Unknown mp3
2. String quart ... ttuoso ed appassionato.mp3 10:23 14.24Mb Unknown mp3
3. String quart ... cherzo (Allegro molto).mp3 3:30 4.808Mb Unknown mp3
4. String quart ... Op. 18 No. 1 - Allegro.mp3 6:28 8.874Mb Unknown mp3
5. String quart ... Op. 18 No. 2 - Allegro.mp3 7:47 10.66Mb Unknown mp3
6. String quart ... . 2 - Adagio cantabile.mp3 5:40 7.765Mb Unknown mp3
7. String quart ... 2 - Scherzo (Allegro).mp3 4:10 5.725Mb Unknown mp3
8. String quart ... gro molto quasi presto.mp3 5:37 7.712Mb Unknown mp3
String quartet ... p. 18 No. 1 - Completo.wav 29:56 302.1Mb WAV audio wav
String quartet ... p. 18 No. 2 - Completo.wav 23:02 232.5Mb WAV audio wav

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