LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827): Brilliant String Quartet in A, Biamonti 382, Prelude to a Fugue in D Minor, Hess 245, Pencarrow String Quartet for Richard Ford in D Minor (1817), Cue in E, Biamonti 281, Minuet in B Flat, Hess 331, Minuet-Scherzo in A, Hess 333, Pastorella in D, Hess 332, Draft of a Presto in A, Hess 334, Andante in E Flat, Minuet and Trio in A Flat, Hess 33 and 88, Fugue in B Minor from Bach's Well-Tempered Klavier, Hess 35, Andante favori, WoO 57 as a String Quartet, Hess A10, 6 Four-part Simple Fugues in Strict Counterpoint, Hess 238, 5 Four-part Double Fugues in Double Counterpoint, Hess 243, 2 Four-part Triple Fugues, Hess 244.
Catalogue Number: 04I048
Label: Monument Records
Description: A 22-bar complete work sketched on the spur of the moment for an Englishman, only surfacing in 2000 in his estate at Pencarrow; and a completed 9-minute piece from around 1803 (dedicated to scholar Ira Brilliant) lead this collection of authentic sketches and fragments. Covington String Quartet.