String Quartet no. 11 in Fm 'Serioso', Op. 95

Beethoven's String Quartet no. 11 in F minor was his last quartet before his late period. It is commonly referred to as the Serioso, stemming from 'quartett serioso' indication at the beggining, as well as the tempo designation of the third movement. The autograph manuscript is inscribed 'october 1810', but the paper on which it appears does not match the variety Beethoven used at the time. It is more likely that he finished it at a later date. It premiered in 1814 and was first printed in 1816. Beethoven reportedly asked ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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1 - Allegro con Brio
2 - Allegretto ma non tropo
3 - Allegro assai vivace ma serioso, Piu allegro
4 - Larghetto espressivo, allegretto agitato, allegro

Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. The crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in ...
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