String Quartet No.1, Op.18 No.1 (Beethoven, Ludwig van)

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Ludwig van Beethovens Werke, Serie 6:
Quartette für 2 Violinen, Bratsche und Violoncell, Bd.1, Nr.37

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SIBLEY1802.16030.d338-M452 B41 op18 no1 1835z violin1.pdf
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PMLP04680-4895.Beethoven-Op018n1.pts.pdf
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Ludwig van Beethovens Werke (neue Ausgabe), Band 14: Quartette
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For Piano 4 hands (Ulrich and Wittmann)

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Beethoven-Ulrich- String Quartet 1 op18-1 (pf4h).pdf
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Hugo Ulrich (1827-1872)
Robert Wittmann (1804-18??)

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Leipzig: C.F. Peters, Ed. 989a, n.d.(ca.1890). Plate 7768

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PMLP04680-Beethoven Quartet Op18 No1 (2H Rosler).pdf
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Gustav Rösler (1819-1882)

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Leipzig: Peters, Ed.1300, n.d. Plate 5547.

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PMLP04680-Beethoven-Op018.1arWinklerS.pdf
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Louis Winkler (1820-1886)

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Braunschweig: Henry Litolff, No.6a, n.d.(ca.1865). Plate 1539.

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For Violin and Piano (Hermann)
See: Quartette von Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven für Klavier und Violine (Various)
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.1
Alternative Title
Composer Beethoven, Ludwig van
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.18 No.1
Key F major
Movements/Sections 4 movements
I. Allegro con brio
II. Adagio affettuoso ed appasionato (D minor)
III. Scherzo. Allegro molto
IV. Allegro
Year/Date of Composition 1799
First Publication 1801 – Vienna: Mollo
Dedication Franz Joseph Maximilian Fürst von Lobkowitz (1772-1816) (Wikipedia article, German)
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 Violins, Viola, Cello
External Links Wikipedia article


Misc. Comments

In 1965 was first published a manuscript copy of an earlier version of this work, which Beethoven had sent to his friend Karl Amenda in June 1799 (see Kerman (1966), The Beethoven Quartets, Knopf, pp. 31–34.)

Beethoven String Quartets

6 String Quartets, Op.18

  1. String Quartet No.1 in F major
  2. String Quartet No.2 in G major
  3. String Quartet No.3 in D major
  4. String Quartet No.4 in C minor
  5. String Quartet No.5 in A major
  6. String Quartet No.6 in B major

3 String Quartets, Op.59 ("Rasumovsky")

  1. String Quartet No.7 in F major
  2. String Quartet No.8 in E minor
  3. String Quartet No.9 in C major

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