Late String Quartets and the Grosse Fuge, Opp. 127, 130-133, 135
Beethoven's late string quartets are universally regarded as transcendent works--among the greatest and most intimate music in chamber compositions. These quartets contain astonishing experiments in thematic development and musical form. They are published here with bar-numbered movements and ample margins for notes and analysis, ideal for study in the classroom, at home, or in the concert hall.