Beethoven: String Quartet in B flat op.130, Grosse Fuge in B flat major op.133

Beethoven-130

The opening of this extraordinary work – a serenade in excelsis – invites the listener in, as it is played by the great Endellion Quartet. The contrasts in the slow introduction are fully comprehended and throughout the first movement the alternation between fast and slow, loud and soft, is finely ...

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