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Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Nationality: German
Baptized: December 17, 1770, Bonn Died: March 26, 1827, Vienna (age 56)

Duet in E-flat major, Op. WoO 32, Mit zwei obligaten Augengläsern [For Two Obbligato Eyeglasses] (for viola and cello)

(for viola and cello)
8:47 I. Allegro
4:30 II. Minuet. Allegretto - Trio
Duration: 14 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1796-1797 (age 25-27)
Note: In English, commonly called the "Eyeglass Duo"
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9:36
Sheila Browne, Wesley Baldwin
I. Allegro
4:32
Sheila Browne, Wesley Baldwin
II. Minuet. Allegretto - Trio
8:51
Katrin Melcher, Martin Ostertag
I. Allegro
8:39
Maria Kliegel, Tabea Zimmermann
I. Allegro
4:22
Maria Kliegel, Tabea Zimmermann
II. Minuet. Allegretto - Trio

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