Beethoven: Early Quartets, Op.18

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Beethoven: Early Quartets, Op.18
Takacs Quartet

[ Decca Records / 2 CD ]

Release Date: Tuesday 9 March 2004

1001 Classical recordings to hear before you die (1761-1800) - "The Takács meet Beethoven the young Turk, bursting with ideas, and we are the better informed for listening in" - Editor's Choice Gramophone Magazine (April 2004)


CD 1
Quartet No.1 in F major
1 I Allegro con brio
2 II Adagio affettuoso ed appassionato
3 III Scherzo: Allegro molto
4 IV Allegro

Quartet No.2 in G major
5 I Allegro
6 II Adagio cantabile - Allegro - Tempo I
7 III Scherzo: Allegro
8 IV Allegro molto, quasi Presto

Quartet No.3 in D major
9 I Allegro
10 II Andante con moto
11 III Allegro
12 IV Presto

CD 2
Quartet No.4 in C minor
1 I Allegro ma non tanto
2 II Andante scherzoso quasi Allegretto
3 III Menuetto: Allegretto
4 IV Allegro - Prestissimo

Quartet No.5 in A major
5 I Allegro
6 II Menuetto
7 III Andante cantabile
8 IV Allegro

Quartet No.6 in B flat major
9 I Allegro con brio
10 II Adagio ma non troppo
11 III Scherzo: Allegro
12 IV La Malinconia: Adagio - Allegretto quasi Allegro