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Beethoven, Takács Quartet - Complete String Quartets Album

Beethoven, Takács Quartet - Complete String Quartets Album

Performer: Beethoven, Takács Quartet
Title: Complete String Quartets
Released: 2017
Cat#: 483 1317
Label: Decca
Country: Europe
Style: Classical
Category: Classical
Size MP3: 2791 mb
Size FLAC: 2521 mb


1III. Scherzo: Allegro Molto3:08
2II. Adagio Ma Non Troppo E Molto Cantabile - Andante Con Moto - Adagio Molto Espresivo - Tempo I14:28
3The Takács Quartet Discuses Schubert's "Death And The Maiden"4:39
4V. Presto5:02
5IV. Larghetto Espressivo - Allegretto Agitato4:54
6Quartet In F Major, Op.18 No.1
7III. Scherzo: Allegro Molto3:53
8I. Allegro Ma Non Tanto8:13
9II. Allegro Vivace E Sempre Scherzando8:34
10String Quartet In D Major, Op.18 No.3
11String Quartet In E Minor, Op.59 No.2 -"Razumovsky"
12I Think Everyone Has To Be Very Flexible
13 Bonus DVD
14String Quartet In C Minor, Op.18 No.4
15III. Presto - Più Presto Quasi Prestissimo4:50
16The Takács Quartet Discuses Beethoven's "Razumovsky" No. 19:38
17I. Allegro Moderato9:08
18I. Allegro Con Brio4:23
19IV. La Malinconia: Adagio - Allegretto Quasi Allegro8:20
20III. Adagio Molto E Mesto -13:19
21IV. Thème Russe: Allegro7:44
22I. Adagio Ma Non Troppo - Allegro13:53
23I. Maestoso - Allegro6:44
24String Quartet In F Major, Op.18 No.1
25IV. Allegro6:25
26There Are No Professional Musicians In My Background....
27IV. Alla Marcia, Assai Vivace - Più Allegro - Presto2:03
28String Quartet In E Flat Major, Op.74 - "Harp"
29I. Adagio Ma Non Troppo E Molto Espressivo7:58
30String Quartet In A Major, Op.18 No.5
31I. Introduzione: Andante Con Moto - Allegro Vivace10:38
32String Quartet In E Flat Major, Op.127
33IV. Allegro Molto5:56
34String Quartet In G Major, Op.18 No.2
35String Quartet In F Minor, Op.95 - " Quartet[o] Serioso"
36III. Scherzo: Allegro4:14
37I. Allegretto6:13
38III. Lento Assai, Cantante E Tranquillo7:49
39I. Allegro6:38
40I. Allegro12:02
41I. Allegro Con Brio6:01
42Quartet In E Flat Major, Op.127
43String Quartet In C Major, Op. 33, No. 3 "The Bird"
44II. Vivace3:16
45IV. Allegretto Con Variazioni6:15
46II. Menuetto5:14
47IV. Allegro Molto, Quasi Presto5:06
48Große Fuge, Op.133
49IV. Thème Russe: Allegro9:02
50Bonus Film: Introducing The Takács Quartet(28:51)
51II. Adagio Cantabile - Allegro - Tempo I6:30
52I. Poco Adagio - Allegro9:39
53II. Adagio Ma Non Troppo10:53
54I. Allegro13:26
55III. Scherzo: Allegro3:04
56String Quartet In C Major, Op.59 No.3 - "Razumovsky"
57String Quartet In D MInor, D810 "Death And The Maiden"
58II. Allegro Ma Non Tanto8:31
59III. Allegro2:33
60VII. Allegro6:30
61Quartet In C Sharp Minor, Op.131
62Quartet In C Major Op.59 No.3 "Razumovsky"
63V. Allegro Appassionato6:02
64Quartet In C Minor, Op. 18 No.4
65I. Allegro7:34
66I. Assai Sostenuto - Allegro8:52
67Quartet In F Major, Op.135
68II. Molto Adagio14:56
69IV. Finale: Presto5:26
70II. Adagio Ma Non Troppo6:43
71IV. Der Schwer Gefaßte Entschluß (Grave - Allegro - Grave Ma Non Troppo Tratto - Allegro)7:19
72Quartet In D Major, Op.18 No.3
73III. Adagio Molto E Mesto -13:35
74IV. Allegro6:22
75II. Allegretto Ma Non Troppo6:59
76III. Menuetto: Grazioso4:54
77V. Cavatina: Adagio Molto Espressivo8:17
78III. Menuetto (Allegretto)3:30
79You Can Talk About "A Sound"
80I. Allegro10:45
81IV. Presto6:14
82IV. Presto10:07
83Quartet In B Flat Major Op. 139
84Quartet In A Major, Op. 18 No.5
85III. Allegro Assai Vivace Ma Serioso4:12
86Quartet In F Minor Op.95 "Quartet[o] Serioso"
87Quartet In F Major Op.59 No.1 "Razumovsky"
88The Quartet Was Originally Formed In Hungary In 1975...
89IV. Allegro - Allegro Comodo6:24
90II. Andante Con Moto7:12
91Extract From Bartók's String Quartet No.4
92II. Adagio Affettuoso Ed Appassionato9:03
93IV. Rondo: Presto3:22
94II. Andante Scherzoso, Quasi Allegretto6:19
95II. Scherzo: Allegretto2:41
96VI. Adagio Quasi Un Poco Andante2:17
97I. Allegro Con Brio8:43
98II. Andante Con Moto14:07
99String Quartet In C Sharp Minor, Op.131
100Quartet In G Major, Op.18 No.2
101III. Scherzo: Vivace7:34
102III. Andante Con Moto Ma Non Troppo6:26
103Quartet In E Flat Major, Op.74 "Harp"
104II. Presto1:55
105III. Heiliger Dankgesang E.Genesenden An Die Gottheit, In Der Lydischen Tonart.Molto Adagio -. Andante - Molto Adagio - Andante - Molto Adagio17:10
106II. Andante Con Moto Quasi Allegretto10:10
107III. Allegro Moderato0:42
108III. Adagio6:39
109The Takács Quartet Discuses Haydn's "The Bird"6:27
110Quartet In E Minor Op.59 No.2 "Razumovsky"
111VI. Finale: Allegro9:19
112IV. Allegro4:04
113String Quartet In B Flat Major, Op.130
114Quartet In B Flat Major, Op.18 No.6
115String Quartet In A Minor, Op.132
116I Don't Think There's Any Secret In String Quartet Playing...
117II. Allegro Molto Vivace2:56
118String Quartet In F Major, Op.135
119II. Allegretto Vivace E Sempre Scherzando8:17
120I. Allegro6:58
121IV. Andante Ma Non Troppo E Molto Cantabile - Più Mosso - Andante Moderato E Lusinghiero - Adagio - Allegretto - Adagio, Ma Non Troppo E Semplice - Allegretto13:27
122String Quartet In F Major, Op. 59 No. 1 "Razumovsky"
123Quartet In A Minor, Op.132
124III. Andante Cantabile9:13
125III. Allegretto6:28
126I. Allegro10:12
127IV. Alla Danza Tedesca: Allegro Assai3:08
128Große Fuge In B Flat Major, Op.13314:28
129String Quartet In F, Op.59 No.1 - "Razumovsky"
130String Quartet 6 In B Flat Major, Op.18 No.6


  • Authoring [DVD]Daniel Schleef, Julian Wijnmaalen
  • Authoring [DVD], Post Production [Encoding], Post Production [BD]Emil Berliner Studios
  • Booklet Editor, Cover, Art DirectionWLP Ltd.
  • CelloAndrás Fejér
  • Composed ByFranz Schubert (tracks: DVD-7 to DVD-10), Joseph Haydn (tracks: DVD-2 to DVD-5), Ludwig van Beethoven (tracks: CD 1 to CD 7, DVD-12 to DVD-15, BD-1 to BD-71)
  • Design [DVD Menu]Tatjana Njofang, Tatyana Udina
  • Edited ByEmma Stocker, Phil Rowlands
  • Engineer [Balance]Simon Eadon (tracks: CD 1 to CD 7, BD)
  • EnsembleTakács Quartet
  • Liner NotesMisha Donat, Simon Eadon
  • Liner Notes [French Translation]Benoit André, David Ylla-Somers, Dennis Collins
  • Liner Notes [German Translation]Andreas Klatt , Stefanie Schlatt
  • Photography BySteve J. Sherman
  • ProducerAndrew Keener (tracks: CD 1 to CD 7, BD)
  • Producer [DVD]Harald Gericke
  • Product Manager [Decca]Edward Weston
  • Product Manager [DVD]Laura McCarthy
  • Remastered ByPaschal Byrne (tracks: CD 1 to CD 7, BD)
  • Technician [DVD]Claudia Pohl
  • ViolaRoger Tapping
  • ViolinEdward Dusinberre, Károly Schranz


Recorded: 16-19 July 2001 (Op.59 nos. 2 & 3), 19-22 November 2001 (Op.59 no.1 & Op.74), 18-22 November 2002 (Op.18 nos.1, 3 & 5),
1-4 September 2003 (Op.18 nos.2, 4 & 6), 17-20 November 2003, 17-21 May & 19-23 July 2004 (Opp. 95, 127, 130-133 & 135).
This compilation ℗ 2017. Remastering ℗ & © 2017.

Bonus DVD.
Video format: 16:9
Audio format: LPCM stereo, DTS 5.1 Surround.
Menu Screens: English.

Blu-ray High Fidelity Pure Audio
Ultra-high-quality 48kHz/24-bit audio.

104-page, full-colour, perfect-bound booklet in English, German and French.
Slip cardboard box containing 3 digipak with 2 discs and 1 three-panel digipak with 3 discs.

Made in the EU (on the CD labels)
Made in the Czech Republic (on the box).


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  • Other (Suffix cat. #, boxed): Dx9
  • Other (CD 1 to CD 7 cat. #): 483 1318 to 483 1324
  • Other (DVD cat. #): 483 1325
  • Other (Blu-ray cat. #): 074 3939
  • Label Code: LC 00171
  • Rights Society: BIEM/SDRM
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  • Matrix / Runout (CD 2): [Universal logo] Sony DADC 4831319 13 A00
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 3): [Universal logo] Sony DADC 4831320 13 A00
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 4): [Universal logo] Sony DADC 4831321 15 A00
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 5): [Universal logo] Sony DADC 4831322 25 A00
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 6): [Universal logo] Sony DADC 4831323 13 A00
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 7): [Universal logo] Sony DADC 4831324 15 A00
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  • Matrix / Runout (DVD, outer ring): [Universal logo] Sony DADC 0743939A 16 A00
  • Matrix / Runout (DVD, inner ring): Sony DADC 0743939 17 A00
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 1, CD 2, CD 3, CD 6): IFPI L553
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 4, CD 5, CD 7): IFPI L555
  • Mastering SID Code (Blue-ray): IFPI LY25
  • Mastering SID Code (DVD, outer ring): IFPI L556
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  • Mould SID Code (CD 1, CD 6): IFPI 943R
  • Mould SID Code (CD 2): IFPI 945S
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  • Mould SID Code (CD 5): IFPI 944T
  • Mould SID Code (CD 7): IFPI 945R
  • Mould SID Code (Blue-ray): IFPI 945Z


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Decca Music Group Limited
  • Copyright (c) – Decca Music Group Limited
  • Recorded At – St George's, Bristol
  • Filmed At – Hopetoun House, Scotland
  • Pressed By – Sony DADC


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