String Quartet no. 1 in F major, Op. 18 no. 1

The String Quartet No. 1 in F major, Op. 18, No. 1, was written by Ludwig van Beethoven between 1798 and 1800 and published in 1801. It is actually the second string quartet that Beethoven composed. According to Beethoven's friend Karl Amenda, the second movement was inspired by the tomb scene from William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. The quartet was heavily revised between the version that Amenda first received and the version that was sent to the publisher a year later, including changing the second movement's marking from 'Adagio ... more

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Sheet Music String Quartet no. 1 in F major, Op. 18 no. 1 - Complete Score Preview Favorite Download
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Sheet Music String Quartet no. 1 in F major, Op. 18 no. 1 - I. Allegro con Brio Preview Favorite Download
Sheet Music String Quartet no. 1 in F major, Op. 18 no. 1 - II. Adagio affettuoso ed appasionato Preview Favorite Download
Sheet Music String Quartet no. 1 in F major, Op. 18 no. 1 - III. Scherzo Preview Favorite Download
Sheet Music String Quartet no. 1 in F major, Op. 18 no. 1 - IV. Allegro Preview Favorite Download

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