String Quartet No.1, Op.18 No.1 (Beethoven, Ludwig van)

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Offenbach: Jean André, n.d.[1829]. Plate 5262.

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Ludwig van Beethovens Werke, Serie 6:
Quartette für 2 Violinen, Bratsche und Violoncell, Bd.1, Nr.37

Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1862. Plate B.37.

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 Complete Score
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PMLP04680-Opus 18 no 1.pdf
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Vienna: Universal Edition, n.d.(ca.1920). Philharmonia series

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 Complete Score
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PMLP04680-Cuarteto op. 18 no 1.pdf
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 I. Allegro
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 II. Adagio affettuoso ed appassionato
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 III. Scherzo (Allegro molto)
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 IV. [Allegro]
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 Complete score (Hess 32) (EU)
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Amenda version
Joseph Schmidt-Görg (1897–1981)
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Sämmtliche Werke, Abt.VI, Bd.3: Steichquarette I (pp.125-150)
Munich: G. Henle Verlag, 1962.

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 Violin I
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 Violin II
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 Viola
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 Cello
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TN-Beethoven Quartets Op.18.jpg
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Vienna: Mollo, n.d.[1801]. Plate 159.

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 Violin 1
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SIBLEY1802.16030.d338-M452 B41 op18 no1 1835z violin1.pdf
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Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, n.d.[1867]. Plate 49.1

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 Complete Parts
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PMLP04680-4895.Beethoven-Op018n1.pts.pdf
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Leipzig: C.F. Peters, No.1336a, n.d.[1873].

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London: Merton Music, No.4895, n.d.(1996-2010).

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Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.[1886]. Plate 16943.

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 Violin 1 (Preview)
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Ludwig van Beethovens Werke (neue Ausgabe), Band 14: Quartette
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1890). Plate L.v.B. 14.

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 Violin 1
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 Cello
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PMLP04680-Cuarteto 1 - Violin I.pdf
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Violin and Piano (Hermann)
See: Quartette von Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven für Klavier und Violine
For Piano 4 hands (Ulrich and Wittmann)

 Complete Score
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Beethoven-Ulrich- String Quartet 1 op18-1 (pf4h).pdf
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Hugo Ulrich (1827-1872)
Robert Wittmann (1804-18??)

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Leipzig: C.F. Peters, Ed. 989a, n.d.(ca.1890). Plate 7768

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New York: Dover Publications, 1980

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For Piano solo (Rösler)

 Complete Score
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PMLP04680-Beethoven Quartet Op18 No1 (2H Rosler).pdf
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Gustav Rösler (1819-1882)

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Leipzig: Peters, Ed.1300, n.d. Plate 5547.

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For Piano solo (Winkler)

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 Complete Score
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PMLP04680-Beethoven-Op018.1arWinklerS.pdf
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Louis Winkler (1820-1886)

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Braunschweig: Henry Litolff, No.6a, n.d.(ca.1865). Plate 1539.

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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.1
Alternative Title
Composer Beethoven, Ludwig van
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.18 No.1
Key F major
Movements/Sections 4 movements
I. Allegro con brio
II. Adagio affettuoso ed appasionato (D minor)
III. Scherzo. Allegro molto
IV. Allegro
Year/Date of Composition 1799
First Publication 1801 – Vienna: Mollo
Dedication Franz Joseph Maximilian Fürst von Lobkowitz (1772-1816)
Composer Time Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello
External Links Wikipedia article


Misc. Comments

Beethoven String Quartets

6 String Quartets, Op.18

  1. String Quartet No.1 in F major
  2. String Quartet No.2 in G major
  3. String Quartet No.3 in D major
  4. String Quartet No.4 in C minor
  5. String Quartet No.5 in A major
  6. String Quartet No.6 in B major

3 String Quartets, Op.59 ("Rasumovsky")

  1. String Quartet No.7 in F major
  2. String Quartet No.8 in E minor
  3. String Quartet No.9 in C major

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