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

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See: Quartette von Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven für Klavier und Violine
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Work Title String Quartet No.1
Alternative. Title
Composer Beethoven, Ludwig van
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.18 No.1
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
I. Allegro con brio
II. Adagio affettuoso ed appasionato (D minor)
III. Scherzo. Allegro molto
IV. Allegro
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1799
First Publication. 1801 – Vienna: Mollo
Dedication Franz Joseph Maximilian Fürst von Lobkowitz (1772-1816)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello
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Misc. Comments

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

Late Quartets