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Beethoven String Quartets

Beethoven String Quartets

Performances of and lectures about Beethoven's monumental string quartet cycle.

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Beethoven: Quartet in F major for Strings, Op. 18, No. 1
Jan 31, 2016
Inside Chamber Music with Bruce Adolphe: Beethoven's String Quartet in C major, Op. 59, No. 3, "Razumovksy"
Jan 31, 2018
Inside Chamber Music with Bruce Adolphe: Beethoven's Quartet for Strings in C-sharp minor, Op. 131
Jan 30, 2019
Michael Parloff: Lecture on Beethoven Quartets Op. 18, Nos. 1, 2, and 3
Jan 31, 2016
Beethoven: Quartet in G major for Strings, Op. 18, No. 2
Jan 31, 2016
Michael Parloff: Lecture on Beethoven Quartets: Op. 18, Nos. 4, 5, & 6
Feb 2, 2016
Beethoven: Quartet in C minor for Strings, Op. 18, No. 4
Feb 2, 2016
Michael Parloff: Lecture on Beethoven Quartets; Op. 59, Nos. 1, 2, & 3
Feb 5, 2016
Beethoven: Quartet in A major for Strings, Op. 18, No. 5
Feb 2, 2016
Michael Parloff: Lecture on Beethoven Quartets Op.74, Op. 95, & Op. 127
Feb 16, 2016
Beethoven: Quartet in B-flat major for Strings, Op. 18, No. 6
Feb 2, 2016
Michael Parloff: Lecture on Beethoven Quartets Op. 132, Op. 130, & the Grosse Fuge, Op. 133
Feb 19, 2016
Beethoven: Quartet in E-flat major for Strings, Op. 74, “Harp”
Feb 16, 2016
Tristan Cook
Michael Parloff: Lecture on Beethoven Quartets Op. 131 & Op. 135
Feb 21, 2016
Beethoven: Quartet in E-flat major for Strings, Op. 127
Feb 16, 2016
Beethoven: Quartet in A minor for Strings, Op. 132
Feb 19, 2016
Beethoven: Quartet in B-flat major for Strings, Op. 130 & Op. 133, "Grosse Fuge"
Feb 19, 2016
Beethoven: Quartet in C-sharp minor for Strings, Op. 131
Feb 21, 2016
Beethoven: Quartet in F major for Strings, Op. 135
Feb 21, 2016
Beethoven: Quartet in D major for Strings, Op. 18, No. 3
Jan 31, 2016
Beethoven: Quartet in E minor for Strings, Op. 59, No. 2, “Razumovsky”
Feb 5, 2016
  • Beethoven’s Razumovsky Quartets

    Beethoven's middle period produced some monumental works, including the Op. 59 "Rasumovsky" Quartets. Learn more about them here.

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  • The Beginning of the Beethoven Quartet Cycle

    The Beethoven quartet cycle is now performed many times each season all over the world. But Beethoven quartet cycles didn’t start immediately after the composer’s death.

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