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Author Greenberg, Robert, 1954-

Title The string quartets of Beethoven [(DVD) videorecording] / Professor Robert Greenberg.

Publication Info. Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., [2009]
©2009
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 95th Street Adult Great Courses  785.7194 BEE    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Great Courses  785.7194 BEE    DUE 10-06-21
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Description 6 videodiscs (approximately 1080 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (iv, 189 pages ; 19 cm)
Series The great courses. Fine arts & music
Great courses (DVD). Music & fine arts.
System Details DVD.
Cast Taught by Professor Robert Greenberg, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
Summary Series of 24 lectures (each 45 min.) on the history and analysis of the Beethoven's 16 string quartets.
Contents pt. 1: lecture 1. "Loose change" -- lecture 2. Beethoven's classical inheritance -- lecture 3. Beethoven busts out! -- lecture 4. In deference to his masters -- lecture 5. Something old and something new -- lecture 6. Beethoven in 1805 -- lecture 7. Opus 59, no. 1, Revolution in action, part 1-- lecture 8. Opus 59, no. 1, Revolution in action, part 2.
pt. 2: lecture 9. String quartet in E minor, op. 59, no. 2 -- lecture 10. String quartet in C major, op. 59, no. 3 -- lecture 11. Beethoven in 1809 -- lecture 12. The "Harp" -- lecture 13. The "Serioso," opus 95 -- lecture 14. Beethoven in 1824 -- lecture 15. Opus 127, part 1-- lecture 16. Opus 127, part 2.
pt. 3: lecture 17. String quartet in A minor, op. 132, part 1-- lecture 18. String quartet in A minor, op. 132, part 2 -- lecture 19. Opus 130 and Grand fugue, part 1 -- lecture 20. Opus 130 and Grand fugue, part 2 -- lecture 21. String quartet in C♯ minor, op. 131, part 1 -- lecture 22. String quartet in C♯ minor, op. 131, part 2 -- lecture 23. String quartet in C♯ minor, op. 131, part 3 -- lecture 24. Reconciliation, String quartet in F major, op.135.
Note For specific features see interactive menu.
Subject String quartets -- Analysis, appreciation -- Videodiscs.
String quartets -- Videodiscs.
String quartet -- Videodiscs.
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello.
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 -- Criticism and interpretation.
DVDs.
Genre Filmed lectures.
Added Author Teaching Company.
ISBN 9781598035933
1598035932
Music No. 7240 Teaching Company
PD7240-01 Teaching Company
PD7240-02 Teaching Company
PD7240-03 Teaching Company
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An excellent introduction to the topic X
July 18 2011
This course provides an introduction and a comprehensive survey of some of the greatest music ever composed. The course uses the Alexander Quartet performances of Beethoven’s String quartets, which are also available in CD form from the Naperville Public Library.
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