Archives: February 2012

op.130 with op.133 “Grosse Fuge”

by David Hoskins

Just uploaded… a video insight by Sara Bitlloch on Opus 130 with its original Grosse Fuge ending. Well worth following the scores (courtesy of IMSLP.org) which are available for downloading here. full score: Op.130; full score: Op.133 Grosse

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Op.130 & Op.133 - an insight by Sara Bitlloch

by David Hoskins

Filmed at the Wigmore Hall, an insight to Opus 130 with its original ending, the apocalyptic "Grosse Fuge".
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The early performers of the quartets of Beethoven

by Martin Saving

On the groups that brought Beethoven's quartets to the public attention.
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Beethoven’s hearing loss linked to lack of high notes in his quartets

by Martin Saving

This interesting article was brought to our attention by our friend Ivan Moseley. It concerns recent research linking the gradual decrease of high notes in Beethoven’s quartets to his increasing hearing problems.

A video presenting the research can be seen…

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