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The World of the String Quartet

Welcome to the World of the String Quartet, where you will hear the extraordinary stories behind great repertoire, discover renowned performers' experiences, and develop keen insight as a listener. This first program samples stunning repertoire from some of the most significant composers: Ravel, Beethoven, Schubert, Tchaikovsky, and Dvořák. What power can four instruments hold?...
Reading
11 vidéos (Total 65 min), 10 lectures, 2 quiz
Video11 vidéos
Welcome4 min
A Musical Revolution3 min
String Quartet History6 min
Introducing the Aizuri Quartet4 min
Aizuri Demonstration: Beethoven Op. 18, No. 18 min
SCHUBERT "Rosamunde" Quartet, First Movement8 min
TCHAIKOVSKY Quartet No.1, Slow Movement8 min
DVORAK "American" Quartet, Scherzo Movement5 min
BEETHOVEN "Razumovsky" Quartet, Op. 59, No. 3, Finale12 min
The Power Of The String Quartet1 min
With No Strings Attached: Question #11 min
Reading10 lectures
Syllabus10 min
Meet the Class10 min
The Meaning of Four10 min
A Quartet Sampler10 min
Performance: BEETHOVEN Op. 59, No. 310 min
Listening List10 min
3 Short Questions10 min
I Know the Answer (I Think) to With No Strings10 min
Explore More10 min
Program 1 Transcripts10 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Quiz 1-110 min
Quiz 1-210 min
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The Founders: Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven

We begin exploring string quartets during the Classical Era, when balanced structure emphasized variety, contrast, and drama. Discover the starting point of four democratic and personal string voices—and, before long, its development—with Haydn (Op. 33, No. 2, "The Joke"), Mozart (K. 465, "Dissonance"), and Beethoven (Op. 18, No. 1; Op. 130; and Op. 131). There was a dramatic change in performance from Beethoven's time to our own era. How did that happen?...
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12 vidéos (Total 73 min), 6 lectures, 2 quiz
Video12 vidéos
Learning Library7 min
The Four-Movement Quartet5 min
Haydn's Joke6 min
Mozart's "Wrong" Notes8 min
Romeo, Juliet, and Beethoven7 min
Six Mesmerizing Movements7 min
Nuts and Bolts: First Movement--Beethoven, Op. 1307 min
Aizuri Demonstration: Beethoven, Op. 130, Movt. 19 min
Nuts and Bolts: First Movement--Beethoven, Op. 1314 min
Schuppanzigh to the Guarneri Quartet6 min
With No Strings Attached: Question #21 min
Reading6 lectures
Glossary10 min
Performance: Beethoven, Op. 13010 min
Performance: Beethoven, Op. 13110 min
I Know the Answer (I Think) to With No Strings10 min
String Quartet Guide10 min
Program 2 Transcripts10 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Quiz 2-110 min
Quiz 2-210 min
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The Humanists: Schubert, Mendelssohn, Schumann, and Brahms

Personal expression infused Romantic Era compositions, including the string quartets of Schubert (D. 810, "Death and the Maiden"), Mendelssohn (Op. 13 and Op. 80), Schumann (Op. 41, No. 3), and Brahms (Op. 51, No. 1). Yet in the generation after Beethoven's towering genius, composers wrote fewer quartets. Why? And where did the followers of Beethoven take the quartet next? ...
Reading
15 vidéos (Total 76 min), 5 lectures, 3 quiz
Video15 vidéos
Death and Schubert7 min
Nuts and Bolts: Slow Movement--Schubert, "Death and the Maiden"9 min
Aizuri Demonstration: 2nd Movt. Cello Variation5 min
Op. 13, an Homage to Beethoven3 min
Is It True?2 min
A Youthful, Masterful Quartet6 min
Aizuri Demonstration: Telling Op. 80's Story8 min
Schumann's Birthday Gift To Clara5 min
Schumann's Lofty Standards2 min
Brahms, Patient and Persevering3 min
Upholding Tradition4 min
Conversation: Fewer Quartets10 min
Joachim to the Busch String Quartet3 min
With No Strings Attached: Question #31 min
Reading5 lectures
Glossary10 min
Performance: Schubert, "Death and the Maiden" Quartet10 min
I Know the Answer (I Think) to With No Strings10 min
String Quartet Guide10 min
Program 3 Transcripts10 min
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
Quiz 3-110 min
Quiz 3-28 min
Quiz 3-310 min
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The Internationalists, Part 1: Smetana, Dvorak, Tchaikovsky, Borodin, and Bartok

Beyond German-speaking countries, composers adapted the string quartet to their own cultures—some more so than others. National traits, as well as personal stories, emerge in the heartfelt works of Smetana ("From My Life"), Dvořák (Op. 105), Tchaikovsky (Op. 22), Borodin (No. 2), and Bartók (No. 5). How does this very individual music convey its national identity?...
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10 vidéos (Total 69 min), 6 lectures, 2 quiz
Video10 vidéos
Conversation: National Identity and Music7 min
A Tone Picture of Smetana's Life10 min
Absolutely Dvorak12 min
Tchaikovsky's Melancholy Tale7 min
In The Gardens of St. Petersburg with Borodin7 min
The Borodin and Kolisch Quartets8 min
Nuts and Bolts: Scherzo Movement--Bartok, Quartet No. 56 min
Aizuri Demonstration: Quartet No. 55 min
With No Strings Attached: Question #41 min
Reading6 lectures
Glossary10 min
Bonus--Aizuri Demonstration: Quartet No. 610 min
Performance: Bartok, Quartet No. 510 min
I Know the Answer (I Think) to With No Strings10 min
String Quartet Guide10 min
Program 4 Transcripts10 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Quiz 4-110 min
Quiz 4-210 min

Enseignants

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Arnold Steinhardt

Performance Faculty
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Dr. Mia Chung

Instructor of Interpretive Analysis
Musical Studies

À propos de Curtis Institute of Music

The Curtis Institute of Music educates and trains exceptionally gifted young musicians for careers as performing artists on the highest professional level. Innovative programs encourage students to invent 21st-century musical careers through unique "learn by doing" opportunities and over 150 performances per year in Philadelphia and around the globe. One of the world’s leading conservatories, Curtis provides its 165 students with personalized attention from a celebrated faculty and has produced an impressive number of notable artists since its founding in 1924. ...

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