About this work...
This quartet is contemporary with Beethoven's unsettled Symphony No. 5 and "Les Adieux" Sonata and is less troubled than those works. Even so, it opens with a hesitant Poco adagio introduction that is twice interrupted by jolting chords. The main Allegro material begins with a confident little fanfare followed by a thi... read more
Curated by Femke Steketee, Saxophonist