Végh Quartet: Beethoven - The Complete String Quartets (7 CD box set, APE)
Végh Quartet: Beethoven - The Complete String Quartets (7 CD box set, APE)

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Végh Quartet: Sándor Végh, Sándor Zöldy, Georges Janzer, Paul Szabo
Audio CD
SPARS Code: AAD
Number of Discs: 7 CD box set
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: Music & Arts Program
Size: 1.30 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes

CD 1
String Quartet No. 1 in F major, Op. 18/1
01. Allegro con brio
02. Adagio affetuoso ed appassionato
03. Scherzo, Allegro molto
04. Allegro

String Quartet No. 2 in G major (‘Compliments’), Op. 18/2
05. Allegro
06. Adagio cantabile
07. Scherzo, Allegro
08. Allegro molto, quasi Presto

String Quartet No. 3 in D major, Op. 18/3
09. Allegro
10. Andante con moto
11. Allegro
12. Presto

CD 2
String Quartet No. 4 in C minor, Op. 18/4
01. Allegro, ma non tanto
02. Scherzo, Andante scherzoso, quasi Allegretto
03. Menuetto, Allegretto
04. Allegro

String Quartet No. 5 in A major, Op. 18/5
05. Allegro
06. Menuetto
07. Andante cantabile
08. Allegro

String Quartet No. 6 in B flat major, Op. 18/6
09. Allegro con brio
10. Adagio, ma non troppo
11. Scherzo, Allegro
12. La Malinconia, Adagio — Allegretto quasi Allegro

CD 3
String Quartet No. 7 in F major (‘Rasumovsky No. 1’), Op. 59/1
01. Allegro
02. Allegretto vivace e sempre scherzando
03. Adagio molto e mesto
04. Allegro

String Quartet No. 8 in E minor (‘Rasumovsky No. 2’), Op. 59/2
05. Allegro
06. Molto Adagio
07. Allegretto
08. Finale, Presto

CD 4
String Quartet No. 9 in C major (‘Rasumovsky No. 3’), Op. 59/3
01. Introduction, Andante con moto — Allegro vivace
02. Andante con moto quasi Allegretto
03. Menuetto, Grazioso
04. Allegro molto

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String Quartet No. 10 in E flat major (‘Harp’), Op. 74
05. Poco Adagio — Allegro
06. Adagio ma non troppo
07. Presto
08. Allegretto con Variazioni

CD 5
String Quartet No. 11 in F minor (‘Serioso’), Op. 95
01. Allegro con brio
02. Allegretto, ma non troppo
03. Allegro assai vivace, ma serioso
04. Larghetto espressivo — Allegretto agitato

String Quartet No. 12 in E flat major, Op. 127
05. Maestoso — Allegro
06. Adagio, ma non troppo e molto cantabile
07. Scherzando vivace
08. Finale

09. Fugue for string quartet in B flat major (‘Grosse Fuge’), Op. 133

CD 6
String Quartet No. 13 in B flat major, Op. 130
01. Adagio ma non troppo — Allegro
02. Presto
03. Andante con moto ma non troppo
04. Alla danza tedesca, Allegro assai
05. Cavatina, Adagio molto espressivo
06. Finale, Allegro

String Quartet No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 131
07. Adagio ma non troppo e molto espressivo
08. Allegro molto vivace
09. Allegro moderato
10. Andante ma non troppo e molto cantabile
11. Presto
12. Adagio quasi un poco andante
13. Allegro

CD 7
String Quartet No. 15 in A minor (‘Heiliger Dankgesang’), Op. 132
01. Assai sostenuto — Allegro
02. Allegro ma non tanto
03. Heiliger Dankgesang eines Genesenen an der Gottheit, in der Lydisc
04. Alla marcia, assai vivace
05. Allegro appassionato

String Quartet No. 16 in F major, Op. 135
06. Allegretto
07. Vivace
08. Lento assai e cantante tranquillo
09. Grave ma non troppo tratto — Allegro

3 Comments

  1. i’ve always thought that the 1970’s Vegh cycle was the best and didn’t know that they’d recorded one earlier. Am very interested to hear this, thanks!

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