String Quartet No.14, Op.131 (Beethoven, Ludwig van)

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Cypressdome (2012/7/22)

Performers Orion String Quartet
Publisher Info. Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
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Publisher. Info. Mainz: Schott, n.d.[1827]. Plate 2692.
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Peter (2007/4/1)

Publisher. Info. Ludwig van Beethovens Werke, Serie 6:
Quartette für 2 Violinen, Bratsche und Violoncell, Band 2, Nr.50
(pp.119-58)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1863. Plate B.50.
Reprinted Complete String Quartets
New York: Dover Publications, 1970.
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Editor Will Oram
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Tito Manlio (2015/10/11)

Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1826
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Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus.ms.autogr. Beethoven, L.v., Mendelssohn-Stiftung 19.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Piano 4 hands (Ulrich and Wittmann)

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Pelleas (2007/9/16)

Arranger Hugo Ulrich (1827-1872)
Robert Wittmann (1804-18??)
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Carolus (2008/12/25)

Arranger Louis Winkler (1820-1886)
Publisher. Info. Braunschweig: Collection Litolff, No.6d, n.d.(ca.1865).
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V. Presto

For Piano solo (Tausig)

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Peter (2009/2/8)

Arranger Carl Tausig (1841-1871)
Editor Adolf Ruthardt (1849–1934)
Publisher. Info. Sechs Sätze aus Streichquartetten von L. van Beethoven für Klavier übertragen.
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VI. Adagio quasi un poco andante

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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.14
Alternative. Title
Composer Beethoven, Ludwig van
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.131
Key C-sharp minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 movements
I. Adagio ma non troppo e molto espressivo
II. Allegro molto vivace (D major)
III. Allegro moderato (recitative)
IV. Andante ma non troppo e molto cantabile (A major)
V. Presto (E major)
VI. Adagio quasi un poco andante (G minor)
VII. Allegro
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1826
First Publication. 1827 (April) - Mainz: Schott
Dedication Baron von Stutterheim
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 Violins, Viola, Cello
Mss Sources D-Cv A.V,1112,(2),2 (Brief autograph sketches)
GB-Lbl Add. 29801 (More sketches, at British Library, from Presto)
D-B Mus.ms.autogr. Beethoven, L. v. 9 (3) (56 pages? of sketches at SBB)
D-B Mus.ms.autogr. Beethoven, L.v., Mendelssohn-Stiftung 19 (digitized autograph. Fourth movement, part of third.)
D-B Mus.ms.autogr. Beethoven, L.v., Artaria 205 (3)


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