String Quartet No.8, Op.59 No.2 (Beethoven, Ludwig van)

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 Complete Performance
#343323 - 40.79MB - 35:39 -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - - !N/!N/!N - 272x

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Cypressdome (2014/9/7)

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Borromeo String Quartet (String Quartet)

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Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

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 Complete Score (Preview)
#04762 - 6.50MB, 24 pp. -  7.2/10 2 4 6 8 10 (6- V/V/V - 9725x

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Peter (2007/4/1)

Beethoven - String Quartets Dover cover.png
Publisher Info.:

Ludwig van Beethovens Werke, Serie 6:
Quartette für 2 Violinen, Bratsche und Violoncell, Ester Band, Nr.44
(pp.155-78)
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1862. Plate B.44.

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New York: Dover Publications, 1970.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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Monochrome 600dpi. (View original cover)

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 Complete score
#90439 - 3.60MB, 44 pp. -  6.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 3790x

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worov (2011/1/16)

PMLP05113-Opus 59 no 2.pdf
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Vienna: Universal Edition, n.d.(ca.1920). Philharmonia series

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New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1937). No.129.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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Low resolution

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 I. Allegro
#01748 - 0.63MB, 8 pp. -  7.5/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- !N/!N/!N - 2537x

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Resnek (2006/10/11)

 II. Molto adagio
#01749 - 0.40MB, 5 pp. -  9.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 1325x

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Resnek (2006/10/11)

 III. Allegretto
#01750 - 0.20MB, 3 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 1149x

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Resnek (2006/10/11)

 IV. Finale: Presto
#01751 - 0.50MB, 8 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 1040x

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Resnek (2006/10/11)

String Quartet No. 8 1st Mvt.pdf
Editor:

Garth Kennedy
Geoff Pawlicki

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Proj. Gutenberg

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Finale typeset

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 Complete Score
#21922 - 2.57MB, 60 pp. -  6.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- !N/!N/!N - 1830x

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Jgjgjg (2008/9/13)

PMLP05113-Cuarteto, op 59 no 2.pdf
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Gory

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Gory

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 Complete Parts
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Ivdruiz (2009/12/28)

PMLP05113-Op.59-2 Parts.pdf
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First edition

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Vienna: Bureau des arts et d'industrie, n.d. Plate 584.

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 Violin 1
#328852 - 8.32MB, 30 pp. -  2.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 1585x

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Gaylord (2014/6/11)

 Violin 2
#328853 - 7.15MB, 24 pp. -  4.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 621x

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 Viola
#328854 - 6.75MB, 22 pp. -  7.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 708x

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 Cello
#328855 - 6.22MB, 21 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 826x

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Gaylord (2014/6/11)

PMLP05113-b25675357-violin1.pdf
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Bonn: N. Simrock, n.d.[1808]. Plate 591.

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Parts for all 3 quartets of Op.59 (300 dpi).
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 Violin 1
#182367 - 0.74MB, 12 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 1742x

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Aldona Jones (2012/2/28)

 Violin 2
#182368 - 0.46MB, 9 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 768x

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 Viola
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Aldona Jones (2012/2/28)

 Violoncello
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Aldona Jones (2012/2/28)

SIBLEY1802.16280.4589-M452 B41 op59 no2 1835z violin1.pdf
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Mainz: Schott, n.d. Plate 159.2.

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 Violin 1
#287464 - 2.26MB, 19 pp. -  9.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 549x

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 Violin 2
#287465 - 1.32MB, 12 pp. -  8.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 291x

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 Viola
#287466 - 1.35MB, 12 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- V/V/V - 336x

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 Cello
#287467 - 1.35MB, 12 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 363x

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TN-LvBeethoven String Quartet No.8, Op.59 No.2 Röntgen.jpg
Editor:

Engelbert Röntgen (1829–1897)

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Breitkopf & Härtel's Kammermusick-Bibliothek, No.269/270
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1886]. Plate 16950.

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 Violin 1
#29051 - 0.43MB, 23 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 1401x

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 Violin 2
#29052 - 0.34MB, 21 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 736x

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 Viola
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 Cello
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jgjgjg (2009/3/1)

PMLP05113-Cuarteto 8 - Violin I.pdf
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Gory

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Gory

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Complete Quartet

For Piano 4 hands (Ulrich and Wittmann)

 Complete Score
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Pelleas (2007/9/15)

Beethoven - String Quartet No. 8 (Arr. for Piano 4 h.).pdf
Arranger:

Hugo Ulrich (1827-1872)
Robert Wittmann (1804-18??)

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Leipzig: C.F. Peters, No.989c, n.d. (ca.1890). Plate 8001.

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New York: Dover Publications, 1980.

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For Piano solo (Winkler)

 Complete Score
#25875 - 1.08MB, 26 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 930x

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Carolus (2008/12/25)

PMLP05113-Beethoven-Op059.2arPf, Winkler.pdf
Arranger:

Louis Winkler (1820-1886)

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Braunschweig: Collection Litolff, No.6b, n.d.(ca.1865).

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III. Allegretto

For Piano solo (Balakirev)

 Complete Score
#12318 - 0.26MB, 5 (153-157) pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V*/V*/V* - 451x

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Mcroskell (2007/8/22)

Beethoven-Balakirev (1862) op059n2 Allegretto Scherzo.pdf
Arranger:

Mily Balakirev (1837-1910)

Publisher Info.:

Moscow: Muzgiz, n.d. Plate M. 23708 Г.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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For Piano solo (Tausig)

 Complete Score
#28159 - 0.60MB, 9 (#13-21) pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 403x

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Peter (2009/2/8)

PMLP05113-Beethoven-Tausig Op.59 No.2.pdf
Arranger:

Carl Tausig (1841-1871)

Editor:

Adolf Ruthardt (1849–1934)

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Sechs Sätze aus Streichquartetten von L. van Beethoven für Klavier übertragen.
Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.[1916]. Plate 10021.

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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.8, Op.59/2
Alternative Title Second Rasumowsky-Quartet
Composer Beethoven, Ludwig van
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.59 No.2
Key E minor
Movements/Sections 4 movements
I. Allegro
II. Molto Adagio. Si tratta questo pezzo con molto di sentimento (E major)
III. Allegretto – Maggiore (Thème russe)
IV. Finale. Presto
Year/Date of Composition 1806
First Publication 1808 (January) - Vienna: Comptoir des Arts et de l'Industrie
Dedication Andreas Kyrillowitsch Graf Rasumowsky
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 2 Violins, Viola, Cello


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

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