The Kuss Quartet, renowned for their penetrating and searching performances of quartet repertoire spanning from Haydn to Birtwhistle, celebrate the Beethoven anniversary year with this boxed set of his complete string quartets. Recorded live in Tokyo's Suntory Hall, the Kuss Quartet performs on the four Stradivarius instruments collectively known as the 'Paganini Quartet.' Among the most cherished possessions of the famed virtuoso, these superb instruments were loaned from the Nippon Music Foundation.
The Kuss Quartet, renowned for their penetrating and searching performances of quartet repertoire spanning from Haydn to Birtwhistle, celebrate the Beethoven anniversary year with this boxed set of his complete string quartets. Recorded live in Tokyo's Suntory Hall, the Kuss Quartet performs on the four Stradivarius instruments collectively known as the 'Paganini Quartet.' Among the most cherished possessions of the famed virtuoso, these superb instruments were loaned from the Nippon Music Foundation.
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Label: RBCN
Rel. Date: 03/27/2020
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Beethoven: The String Quartets
Artist: Kuss Quartet
Format: CD
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1. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.3 - I. Allegro
2. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.3 - II. Andante Con Moto
3. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.3 - III. Allegro
4. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.3 - IV. Presto
5. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.2 - I. Allegro
6. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.2 - II. Adagio Cantabile
7. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.2 - III. Scherzo: Allegro
8. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.2 - IV. Allegro Molto, Quasi Presto
9. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.1 - I. Allegro Con Brio 1
10. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.1 - II. Adagio Affettuoso Ed Appassionato 1
11. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.1 - III. Scherzo: Allegro Molto 1
12. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.1 - IV. Allegro 1
13. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.5 - I. Allegro 1
14. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.5 - II. Menuetto 1
15. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.5 - III. Andante Cantabile 1
16. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.5 - IV. Allegro 1
17. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.4 - I. Allegro, Ma Non Tanto 1
18. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.4 - II. Scherzo: Andante Scherzoso, Quasi Allegretto 1
19. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.4 - III. Menuetto: Allegretto 2
20. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.4 - IV. Allegro 2
21. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.6 - I. Allegro Con Brio 2
22. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.6 - II. Menuetto 2
23. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.6 - III. Andante Cantabile 2
24. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.6 - IV. La Malinconia: Adagio - Allegretto Quasi Allegro 2
25. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.59 No.1 'Rasumovsky' - I. Allegro 2
26. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.59 No.1 'Rasumovsky' - II. Allegretto Vivace E Sempre Scherzando 2
27. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.59 No.1 'Rasumovsky' - III. Adagio Molto E Mesto 2
28. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.59 No.1 'Rasumovsky' - IV. Thème Russe: Allegro 2
29. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.59 No.2 'Rasumovsky' - I. Allegro 3
30. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.59 No.2 'Rasumovsky' - II. Molto Adagio 3
31. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.59 No.2 'Rasumovsky' - III. Allegretto - Maggiore (Thème Russe) 3
32. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.59 No.2 'Rasumovsky' - IV. Finale: Presto 3
33. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.59 No.3 'Rasumovsky' - I. Introduzione: Andante Con Moto - Allegro Vivace 3
34. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.59 No.3 'Rasumovsky' - II. Andante Con Moto, Quasi Allegretto 3
35. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.59 No.3 'Rasumovsky' - III. Menuetto (Grazioso) 3
36. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.59 No.3 'Rasumovsky' - IV. Allegro Molto 3
37. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.74 'Harp' - I. Poco Adagio - Allegro 3
38. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.74 'Harp' - II. Adagio Ma Non Troppo 3
39. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.74 'Harp' - III. Presto - Piu Presto Quasi Prestissimo 4
40. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.74 'Harp' - IV. Allegretto Espressivo Variazioni 4
41. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.95 'Serioso' - I. Allegro Con Brio 4
42. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.95 'Serioso' - II. Allegretto, Ma Non Troppo 4
43. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.95 'Serioso' - III. Allegro Assai Vivace, Ma Serioso 4
44. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.95 'Serioso' - IV. Larghetto Espressivo - Allegretto Agitato 4
45. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.127 - I. Maestoso - Allegro 4
46. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.127 - II. Adagio, Ma Non Troppo E Molto Cantabile - Andante Con Moto - Adagio Molto Espressivo - Te
47. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.127 - III. Scherzo: Vivace 4
48. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.127 - IV. Allegro - Allegro Comodo 4
49. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.132 - I. Assai Sostenuto - Allegro 5
50. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.132 - II. Allegro Ma Non Tanto 5
51. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.132 - III. Heiliger Dankgesang Eines Genesen An Die Gottheit, in Der Lydischen Tonart: Molto Adagio
52. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.132 - IV. Alla Marcia, Assai Vivace - Piu Allegro - Allegro Appassionato - Presto 5
53. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.132 - V. Allegro Appassionato 5
54. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.130 - I. Adagio Ma Non Troppo - Allegro 5
55. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.130 - II. Presto 5
56. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.130 - III. Poco Scherzando: Andante Con Moto, Ma Non Troppo 5
57. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.130 - IV. Alla Danza Tedesca: Allegro Assai 5
58. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.130 - V. Cavatina: Adagio Molto Espressivo 5
59. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.130 - VI. Grosse Fuge (Op.133) 6
60. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.131 - I. Adagio, Ma Non Troppo E Molto E Molto Espressivo 6
61. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.131 - II. Allegro Molto Vivace 6
62. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.131 - III. Allegro Moderato 6
63. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.131 - IV. Andante, Ma Non Troppo E Molto Cantabile - Piu Mosso - Andante Moderato E Luisinghiero -
64. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.131 - V. Presto 6
65. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.131 - VI. Adagio Quasi Un Poco Andante 6
66. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.131 - VII. Allegro 6
67. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.135 - I. Allegretto 6
68. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.135 - II. Vivace 6
69. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.135 - III. Lento Assai, Cantabile E Traquillo 7
70. Beethoven: String Quartet Op.135 - IV. Der Schwer Gefasste Entscluss: Grave Ma Non Troppo Tanto (Muss Es Sein?) - Adagio - Alleg
71. Mantovani: Beethoveniana

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The Kuss Quartet, renowned for their penetrating and searching performances of quartet repertoire spanning from Haydn to Birtwhistle, celebrate the Beethoven anniversary year with this boxed set of his complete string quartets. Recorded live in Tokyo's Suntory Hall, the Kuss Quartet performs on the four Stradivarius instruments collectively known as the 'Paganini Quartet.' Among the most cherished possessions of the famed virtuoso, these superb instruments were loaned from the Nippon Music Foundation.