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