Brahms regarded the string quartet as a particularly important genre. He reportedly destroyed some twenty string quartets before allowing the two Op.
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Explaining his slow progress to a publisher in , Brahms wrote that as Mozart had taken "particular trouble" over the six "beautiful" Haydn Quartets , he intended to do his "very best to turn out one or two passably decent ones. During Brahms's lifetime, the string quartet, like the symphony , was a genre dominated by the compositions of Ludwig van Beethoven. In choosing the key of C minor for the first of his quartets, Brahms may have been seeking to acknowledge as well as break free from Beethoven's paralyzing [ clarification needed ] influence, since Beethoven composed some of his greatest and most characteristic works in that key.
The "terse", "tragic"  String Quartet No. The String Quartet No. Each quartet lasts about half an hour in performance.
The Op. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Allegro non assai A minor. Liner notes. Guide to Chamber Music , Dover Books, p. Josef Ignaz Pleyel:. String Sextet for two violins, two violas, violoncello and double bass in F major, Ben String Quintet with two violas in D major, Ben String Quintet with two violas in B major, Ben String Quintet with two violas in A minor, Ben String Quintet with two violas in F minor, Ben String Quintet with two violas in G major, Ben String Quintet with two violas in F major, Ben String Quintet with two violas in G minor, Ben String Quartet in E flat major, Ben String Quartet in C major, Ben String Quartet in G flat minor, Ben String Quartet in B major, Ben String Quartet in D major, Ben String Quartet for violin, two violas and violoncello.
String Quartet in F flat minor, Ben String Quartet in G minor, Ben Sergei Prokofiev:. Maurice Ravel:.
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String Quartet in F major. Anton Reicha:. Flute Quintet in A major, Op. Piano Quintet Op.
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Dmitri Shostakovich:. Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. Franz Schubert:. String Quartet in A minor, D. String Quartet in D minor, D. String Quartet in G major, D.
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- String Quartet No. 2 in a minor, Op. 51, No. 2;
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Quartettsatz in C minor, Op. Piano Quintet in A major, D. Erwin Schulhoff:.
Concerto for String Quartet and Wind Orchestra. Robert Schumann:.
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Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. Allegro agitato Adagio Intermezzo: Allegretto giocoso — Fuga: Allegreto serioso Final: Allegro — Allegro moderato. Allegro grazioso Romanze Scherzo Aria in D major: Andante Scherzetto in F minor Allegro moderatissimo Allegretto e mosso Allegro non troppo Allegretto Vivace Sonata for Violin and Piano in F minor, Op.
Un poco recitativo Allegro molto. Listen to very fine and rich late romantic music played with much passion by the excellent Isasi Quartet.