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Ludwig van Beethoven   opus 18:5

String Quartet No. 5 in A major

String quartet in A major. 1800. Time: 30'00.
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Ludwig van Beethoven's String Quartet No. 5 in A major was published in 1801 as opus 18, no. 5, and was written between 1798 and 1800. Beethoven modeled this quartet directly on Mozart's quartet in the same key (K. 464).[1]



It consists of four movements:

  1. Allegro
  2. Menuetto
  3. Andante cantabile
  4. Allegro


  1. ^ Winter R. and Martin R., 165-170.


  • Robert Winter, Robert Martin eds. (1994). The Beethoven Quartet Companion. University of California Press. ISBN 0-520-08211-7. ; especially the essay by Michael Steinberg (pp. 150-155)

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