String Quartet no. 13 in Bb, Op. 130

The String Quartet No. 13 by Beethoven was completed in 1825, and though traditionally assigned the number 13, it was the 14th quartet in order of composition. Its original form consisted of six movements totalling approximately 50 minutes. After the work's first performance, mixed reactions and his publisher's suggestion convinced Beethoven to substitute a different final movement, one much shorter and lighter than the enormous Große Fuge. This new finale was written in 1826 and is thus the last substantial piece of composition Beethoven completed before his death, and he ... more

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RecordingString Quartet no. 13 in Bb, Op. 130 - I. Adagio
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RecordingString Quartet no. 13 in Bb, Op. 130 - II. Presto
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RecordingString Quartet no. 13 in Bb, Op. 130 - III. Andante con moto
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RecordingString Quartet no. 13 in Bb, Op. 130 - IV. Allegro assai
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RecordingString Quartet no. 13 in Bb, Op. 130 - V. Cavatina
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RecordingString Quartet no. 13 in Bb, Op. 130 - VI. Finale Allegro
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RecordingString Quartet no. 13 in Bb, Op. 130 - Complete Performance
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String Quartet no. 13 in Bb, Op. 130
String Quartet no. 13 in Bb, Op. 130
String Quartet no. 13 in Bb, Op. 130
String Quartet no. 13 in Bb, Op. 130
String Quartet no. 13 in Bb, Op. 130
String Quartet no. 13 in Bb, Op. 130
String Quartet no. 13 in Bb, Op. 130

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