String Quartet no. 16 in F major, Op. 135

Beethoven's String Quartet no. 16 was written in October 1826 and was the last substantial work he finished. Only the last movement of the Quartet op. 130, a replacement for the Große Fuge, was written later. The work is on a smaller scale than his other late quartets: under the introductory slow chords in the last movement Beethoven wrote in the manuscript "Muß es sein?" (Must it be?) to which he responds, with the faster main theme of the movement, "Es muß sein!" (It must be!). The whole movement is headed ... more

About this Piece

Previous page Page # of #Next page
Full-screen

Advertisements

Sheet Music

Sheet Music Complete Score
Favorite
Download

Recordings

RecordingString Quartet no. 16 in F, Op. 135 - I. Allegretto
Favorite
Download
RecordingString Quartet no. 16 in F, Op. 135 - II. Vivace
Favorite
Download
RecordingString Quartet no. 16 in F, Op. 135 - III. Lento assai
Favorite
Download
RecordingString Quartet no. 16 in F, Op. 135 - IV. Grave, adagio, allegro
Favorite
Download
RecordingString Quartet no. 16 in F, Op. 135 - Complete Performance
Favorite
Download

Samples

String Quartet no. 16 in F major, Op. 135
String Quartet no. 16 in F major, Op. 135
String Quartet no. 16 in F major, Op. 135
String Quartet no. 16 in F major, Op. 135
String Quartet no. 16 in F major, Op. 135

Questions

There are no questions yet.