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Beethoven: String Quartets, Op. 18, Vol. 1

Allegri String Quartet

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String Quartet No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 18 No. 4  
1
I. Allegro ma non tanto
Ludwig van Beethoven; Allegri String Quartet
8:49
2
II. Scherzo. Andante scherzoso quasi allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven; Allegri String Quartet
7:33
3
III. Menuetto. Allegretto - Trio
Ludwig van Beethoven; Allegri String Quartet
3:40
4
IV. Allegro - Prestissimo
Ludwig van Beethoven; Allegri String Quartet
4:22
String Quartet No. 3 in D Major, Op. 18 No. 3  
5
I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven; Allegri String Quartet
7:54
6
II. Andante con moto
Ludwig van Beethoven; Allegri String Quartet
8:37
7
III. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven; Allegri String Quartet
2:52
8
IV. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven; Allegri String Quartet
6:36
String Quartet No. 5 in A Major, Op. 18 No. 5  
9
I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven; Allegri String Quartet
6:30
10
II. Menuetto
Ludwig van Beethoven; Allegri String Quartet
4:38
11
III. Andante cantabile con variazioni
Ludwig van Beethoven; Allegri String Quartet
10:05
12
IV. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven; Allegri String Quartet
6:53
Total Playing Time    78:29
“Unforced elegance and cleanness of detail, avoiding heavy gesture in favour of nimble energy.”
- The Observer

“The Allegri play intensely, but also gracefully; they know when to give the music space…”
- The Sunday Times

This is the first of a major series of Beethoven string quartet recordings played by the world-renowned Allegri Quartet, Britain’s longest-running chamber ensemble. The first volume contains the Opus 18 quartets, compositions that brim with the passionate enthusiasm often associated with young Beethoven.
192 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – VIVAT Studio Masters

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