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Beethoven: The Early String Quartets

In Concert at the Library of Congress 1943-1962

The Budapest String Quartet

It’s been well worth the wait for these performances. Restoration has done what it can for the boxy originals, but the energy and drive of the playing will make up for that.
  • Gramophone Magazine
    March 2012
    Re-issue of the Month

2 CDs

$15.25

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Contents

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 1 in F major, Op. 18 No. 1

Work length27:55
$7.00
$8.40
  • Budapest String Quartet

I. Allegro con brio (Live)

Track length7:07
$2.00
$2.40

II. Adagio affettuoso ed appassionato (Live)

Track length10:53
$3.00
$3.60

III. Scherzo. Allegro molto (Live)

Track length3:12
$1.00
$1.20

IV. Allegro (Live)

Track length6:43
$1.00
$1.20

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 2 in G major, Op. 18 No. 2

Work length20:18
$4.00
$4.80
  • Budapest String Quartet

I. Allegro (Live)

Track length5:17
$1.00
$1.20

II. Adagio cantabile (Live)

Track length6:03
$1.00
$1.20

III. Scherzo. Allegro (Live)

Track length3:49
$1.00
$1.20

IV. Allegro molto, quasi presto (Live)

Track length5:09
$1.00
$1.20

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 3 in D major, Op. 18 No. 3

Work length19:12
$5.00
$6.00
  • Budapest String Quartet

I. Allegro (Live)

Track length5:14
$1.00
$1.20

II. Andante con moto (Live)

Track length7:22
$2.00
$2.40

III. Allegro (Live)

Track length2:37
$1.00
$1.20

IV. Presto (Live)

Track length3:59
$1.00
$1.20

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 4 in C minor, Op. 18 No. 4

Work length21:33
$4.00
$4.80
  • Budapest String Quartet

I. Allegro ma non tanto (Live)

Track length6:54
$1.00
$1.20

II. Andante scherzoso quasi allegretto (Live)

Track length5:39
$1.00
$1.20

III. Menuetto. Allegretto (Live)

Track length4:27
$1.00
$1.20

IV. Allegro (Live)

Track length4:33
$1.00
$1.20

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 5 in A major, Op. 18 No. 5

Work length22:45
$5.00
$6.00
  • Budapest String Quartet

I. Allegro (Live)

Track length4:35
$1.00
$1.20

II. Menuetto (Live)

Track length4:51
$1.00
$1.20

III. Andante cantabile con variazioni (Live)

Track length8:42
$2.00
$2.40

IV. Allegro (Live)

Track length4:37
$1.00
$1.20