Masterclass: Barnabás Kelemen on the first movement of Beethoven's ‘Rasumovsky’ quartet, op.59 no.1

Kelemen Quartet

The leader of the Kelemen Quartet discusses spontaneity and scales in the first movement of this ‘Rasumovsky’ Quartet. From the January 2018 issue

The Kelemen Quartet first learnt this piece for the Premio Paolo Borciani Competition in Italy in 2014, and we loved it. We had already learnt the other two ‘Rasumovsky’ quartets, so this was the icing on the cake…

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