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HEINRICH NEUHAUS & BEETHOVEN QUARTET Beethoven Piano Quartet WoO 36 Nº2 FINALE
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1280 x 720 px Audio Only..! Recording: 24 / VI / 1952 The Beethoven Quartet (Russian: ???????? ??????? ????? ?????????, Strunnyi kvartet imeni Betkhovena) was founded between 1922 and 1923 by graduates of the Moscow Conservatory: violinists Dmitri Tsyganov and Vasily Shirinsky, violist Vadim Borisovsky and cellist Sergei Shirinsky. In 1931 they changed their name from the Moscow Conservatory Quartet to the Beethoven Quartet. In the course of its fifty year history, the Quartet performed more than six hundred works and recorded more than two hundred Russian and international classical works. From 1938 it collaborated closely with the composer Dmitri Shostakovich and premiered thirteen of his fifteen string quartets, Nos. 2 through 13. He dedicated his third and fifth quartets to the Beethoven Quartet, while later quartets were dedicated individually to the members: Quartet No. 11 to the memory of Vasily Shirinsky, Quartet No. 12 to Tsyganov, Quartet No. 13 to Borisovsky, and Quartet