Joseph Haydn

Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Nationality: Austrian
Born: March 31, 1732, Rohrau, Austria Died: May 31, 1809, Vienna (age 77)

String Quartet in C major, Op. 33, "Russian", No. 3, Hob.III:39, "Bird"

(for 2 violins, viola and cello)
7:59 I. Allegro moderato
3:12 II. Scherzo. Allegretto - Trio
6:02 III. Adagio ma non troppo
2:58 IV. Rondo. Presto
Duration: 21 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1781 (age 48-49)
Published: 1782, Vienna: Artaria (age 49-50)
Note: The Op. 33 quartets are also known by the nickname "Gli Scherzi" after the new lighter, quicker "scherzo" vs. the older minuet.
9 recordings, 30 videos
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6:55
Henschel Quartet
I. Allegro moderato
2:59
Henschel Quartet
II. Scherzo. Allegretto - Trio
6:17
Henschel Quartet
III. Adagio ma non troppo
2:49
Henschel Quartet
IV. Rondo. Presto
7:00
Kodály Quartet
I. Allegro moderato
2:51
Kodály Quartet
II. Scherzo. Allegretto - Trio
6:14
Kodály Quartet
III. Adagio ma non troppo
2:56
Kodály Quartet
IV. Rondo. Presto
10:12
Festetics Quartet
I. Allegro moderato
4:20
Festetics Quartet
II. Scherzo. Allegretto - Trio
5:52
Festetics Quartet
III. Adagio ma non troppo
3:05
Festetics Quartet
IV. Rondo. Presto
9:42
Buchberger Quartet
I. Allegro moderato
2:39
Buchberger Quartet
II. Scherzo. Allegretto - Trio
5:27
Buchberger Quartet
III. Adagio ma non troppo
2:53
Buchberger Quartet
IV. Rondo. Presto
7:46
Schneider Quartet
I. Allegro moderato
3:33
Schneider Quartet
II. Scherzo. Allegretto - Trio
7:02
Schneider Quartet
III. Adagio ma non troppo
2:53
Schneider Quartet
IV. Rondo. Presto
9:39
Coull Quartet
I. Allegro moderato
2:46
Coull Quartet
II. Scherzo. Allegretto - Trio
6:20
Coull Quartet
III. Adagio ma non troppo
2:53
Coull Quartet
IV. Rondo. Presto
19:56
Kubin Quartet
6:52
Borodin Quartet
I. Allegro moderato
2:32
Borodin Quartet
II. Scherzo. Allegretto - Trio
6:01
Borodin Quartet
III. Adagio ma non troppo
2:54
Borodin Quartet
IV. Rondo. Presto
19:57
Apponyi Quartet

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