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Month: November 2011

Making Friends with Op 130
A diary from Sara Bitlloch

by Elias String Quartet
This blog first appeared on the Elias String Quartet’s dedicated website Up until recently, I’d always found op.130 (and its last movement op.133) the hardest Beethoven quartet to understand. It’s the first, 3rd, 4th and last movements (the Grosse Fugue) that were particularly enigmatic to me. I didn’t understand the connections between movements, the tonality […]