String Quartet No.12

Ludwig van Beethoven

String Quartet No.12 in Eb major

Op. 127

About this work...

This work may well be the most mild-mannered and conventional of Beethoven's late quartets. It is ironic that he originally had more grandiose ideas for it, intending it to contain six movements, including one subtitled "La gaieté" and an Adagio apparently of darker character. In any event, Beethoven settled on this le...

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