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Beethoven String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat Major, Op. 130 (Grosse Fuge) – American String Quartet

Beethoven String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat Major, Op. 130 (Grosse Fuge) performed by the American String Quartet (live). Filmed live in The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space in New York for WQXR‘s Beethoven String Quartet Marathon on November 18, 2012.


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Antonín Dvořák

Composer Antonín Dvořák
Background information
Birth name Antonín Leopold Dvořák
Born September 8, 1841
Origin Czech
Died May 1, 1904 (aged 62)
Genres classicalromantic
Occupations Composer
Instruments organist, violinist
Years active 1859–1904

Antonín Leopold Dvořák (/ˈdvɔrʒɑːk/ dvor-zhahk or /dɨˈvɔrʒæk/ di-vor-zhakCzech: [ˈantoɲiːn ˈlɛopolt ˈdvor̝aːk] ( listen); September 8, 1841 – May 1, 1904) was a Czech composer of late Romantic music, who employed the idioms of the folk music of Moravia and his nativeBohemia. Dvořák’s own style is sometimes called “romantic-classicist synthesis”.[1] His works include symphonicchoral and chamber musicconcerti, operas and many of other orchestral and vocal-instrumental pieces.

His best-known works include his New World Symphony, the Slavonic Dances, the Symphonic Variations“American” String Quartet, Piano Quintet No 2, the opera RusalkaCello Concerto in B minor and choral works Stabat MaterRequiem and Te Deum. Today, he is considered to be one of the most important composers of the Romantic era. (Read More here)