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List: Forgotten String Quartets
Franz Schubert

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Nationality: Austrian
Born: January 31, 1797, Vienna Died: November 19, 1828, Vienna (age 31)

String Quartet No. 8 in B-flat major, Op. 168, D. 112

(for 2 violins, viola and cello)
9:36 I. Allegro ma non troppo
8:42 II. Andante sostenuto
5:15 III. Menuetto. Allegro
4:05 IV. Presto
Duration: 26 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1814 (age 16-17)
Published: 1863, Vienna: C.A. Spina
5 recordings, 17 videos
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12:43
Diogenes Quartet
I. Allegro ma non troppo
8:46
Diogenes Quartet
II. Andante sostenuto
5:05
Diogenes Quartet
III. Menuetto. Allegro
5:09
Diogenes Quartet
IV. Presto
9:41
Pro Arte Quartet
I. Allegro ma non troppo
9:22
Pro Arte Quartet
II. Andante sostenuto
5:03
Pro Arte Quartet
III. Menuetto. Allegro
3:28
Pro Arte Quartet
IV. Presto
8:36
Kodály Quartet
I. Allegro ma non troppo
8:19
Kodály Quartet
II. Andante sostenuto
5:11
Kodály Quartet
III. Menuetto. Allegro
3:55
Kodály Quartet
IV. Presto
9:47
Quatuor Ysaÿe
I. Allegro ma non troppo
8:37
Quatuor Ysaÿe
II. Andante sostenuto
4:55
Quatuor Ysaÿe
III. Menuetto. Allegro
4:03
Quatuor Ysaÿe
IV. Presto
49:29
Anima Quartet

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Johann Hummel (1778-1837)
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Nationality: Austrian
Born: November 14, 1778, Pressburg (now Bratislava) Died: October 17, 1837, Weimar (age 58)