String Quartet No.8

Ludwig van Beethoven

String Quartet No.8 in E minor

Op. 59/2 • “Razumovsky No. 2”

About this work...

Beethoven's second set of quartets, Opus 59, inhabit a very different universe from that of his first set, Opus 18. Although only six years had passed since the publication of the Opus 18 quartets, Beethoven's style changed immensely. The Opus 59 quartets were composed in the wake of the "Eroica" Symphony, and the vast... read more

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