Grosse Fuge

Ludwig van Beethoven

Grosse Fuge in Bb major

Op. 133

About this work...

Beethoven's Grosse Fuge was originally to have served as the finale to the String Quartet No. 13 in B flat major, Op. 130 (1825); in fact, that work was first performed with this monumental creation as its sixth and concluding movement. However, the Grosse Fuge, a complete entity in its own right, proved too difficult ...

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Curated by Guy Jones, Head of Curation