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Beethoven's Op 18
String Quartets -
heard by
ANDREW SCHARTMANN

'... the Allegri's light touch works.'

Beethoven Quartets Op 18. Volume 1. Allegri String Quartet. © 2013 Vivat Music Foundation

The Allegri String Quartet's performance of Beethoven's Op 18 is unique, to say the least. Much to the contrary of our historical perception of Beethoven the man, the quartet's approach to his music is quite delicate. To most of those acquainted with the composer's brawny first essays in the genre, such a description could be nothing other than pejorative in nature. Somehow, though, the Allegri's light touch works...

Copyright © 3 July 2013 Andrew Schartmann,
Montreal, Canada

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BEETHOVEN QUARTETS OP 18 VOL 1 - ALLEGRI QUARTET

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

GERMANY

VIVAT MUSIC FOUNDATION

UNITED KINGDOM

CHAMBER MUSIC

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