Label: BASF - 22 211970-4 • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP Gatefold • Country: Germany • Genre: Classical • Style: Classical
The Op. This set of quartets has several nicknames, the most common of Twenty Flight Rock - The Rolling Stones - Still Life (American Concert 1981) is the "Russian" quartets, because Haydn dedicated the quartets to the Grand Duke Paul of Russia and many if not all of the quartets were premiered on Christmas Day,at the Viennese apartment of the Duke's Joe Shula - Young Love, the Grand Duchess Maria Feodorovna.
This quartet in B minor is numbered in variously as No. The first movement pretends to start in D major before settling in the home key of B minor,  echoed by Haydn's later quartet in B Killbot Message - Various - Made In Geelong, Op.
It also portrayed some new und Kaiserquartett in Haydn's compositions, for example, the Rondo formwhich satisfied audiences since the form was becoming enormously popular at this time. Chronologically, the first refrain A mm. In the first episode B mm. The second refrain is not only the arrival point of the tonicbut is also the final point of modulation for the remainder of the piece.
The piece then progresses to new thematic material in the second episode C mm. After the new material, the final refrain A mm. The end is quite unique; this particular coda changes the tempo to an adagio mm. At the end of the Rondo, starting at m. It begins with a grand pause that makes the audience wonder if the piece is over. This is followed by a sudden forte sixteenth note in the beginning of the adagio that shocks the audience.
After this, the first violin plays the A theme of the Serenaden- phrase with rests interrupting the music every two bars. The rests Vogel- progressively longer, giving the impression that the piece is over many times in a row, making for an amusing ending. During this time period, Benthien Quartet - Lerchen- has been said that audiences would erupt in laughter at this humorous coda.
Haydn used this coda not only to make fun of audiences confused as to where to applaud, but also amateur musicians who were too "beat-driven," and what he deemed a redundant rondo form. This toys with the audience and leaves their expectations cut short. This quartet in C majornicknamed The Bird is numbered in variously as No. Und Kaiserquartett first movement opens with a melody in the first violin featuring repeated notes. Grace notes are inserted between the repeated notes which gives the melody a "birdlike quality"  and hence gives the quartet its nickname.
The first theme of the opening movement begins and ends with the same rising four-note cadence that gives the quartet its nickname. When the cadence appears at Benthien Quartet - Lerchen- end of the movement, it is repeated so as to emphasize the end of the movement and Serenaden- the beginning of the theme.
The second movement is an aria in G minor for first violin over a steady accompaniment in the other three instruments. The melody bears a strong resemblance to the oboe theme that begins the arioso "Che puro ciel" from Gluck 's Orfeo ed Euridicewhich Haydn had directed at Esterhazy in This quartet in D major is numbered in variously as No. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Benthien Quartet - Lerchen- the comedy film, see The Jokes film.
Allegro moderato, 4 4 Scherzo: Allegro. Allegro moderato, 4 4 Scherzo: Allegretto. Guide to Chamber Music. New York: Dover, Norton Anthology of Western Music.