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Movement 1: Allegro in Cm, $15

8 minutes 56 seconds, 4/4 time, Allegro ma non tanto

  • Fingerings: Chords, ornaments, large interval leaps, string crossings
  • Shifts: Higher than 5th position, large interval leaps
  • Articluations:  Chords, string crossings
  • Counting:  4/4 time, Allegro
  • Notes: C minor, sf, subito dynamic contrasts
  • Fingerings: Chords
  • Shifts: 3rd position
  • Articulations: Chords
  • Counting:  4/4 time, Allegro
  • Notes: C minor, sf, subito dynamic contrasts, motor-like accompaniment

  • Fingerings:  Double stops, accidentals, grace notes, string crossings
  • Shifts:  3rd position
  • Articulations:  Sf, fp, long held notes, long slurs, staccato
  • Rhythms:  Syncopations
  • Counting:  Allegro 4/4 time
  • Notes:  Fast 16ths (repeated notes, double stops, string crossing)
  • Fingerings: Many extensions, some chromatic fingerings
  • Shifts: 1/2 position up to 7th position
  • Articulations: Sf on 2nd beat in measure, subito dynamic changes, staccato & legato alternating
  • Rhythms:  Some syncopations, ties
  • Counting:  Steady eighths, some long rests, eighth rests, off beat notes
  • Notes:  Some treble clef, 8ba

Movement 2 Scherzo in C, $10

6 minutes 50 seconds, 3/8 time, Andante scherzo quasi Allegretto
  • Fingerings: Trills, scales, arpeggios
  • Shifts: Higher than 5th position
  • Articulations:  Spiccato
  • Counting:  3/8, Andante, Repeated bars
  • Notes:  Fugal entrances, Scherzo
  • Fingerings: Sf, scales, arpeggios, string crossings
  • Shifts: 3rd position
  • Articulations:  Spiccato, string crossings
  • Counting:  3/8, Andante, repeated bars
  • Notes:  Starts solo, fugal entrances, Scherzo
  • Fingerings:  Octave leaps, accidentals, double stops, scales, arpeggios
  • Shifts:  3rd position
  • Articulations:  Sf, staccato
  • Rhythms:  Syncopations, dotted rhythms
  • Counting:  Andante 3/8 time, 5+ bars rest
  • Notes:  Fugal entrances, Scherzo, passing 32nd notes
  • Fingerings: Some extensions
  • Shifts: 1/2 position to 4th position
  • Articulations:  Fast staccato passages, some stroked bows, many "sf"
  • Rhythms:  16ths, fast dotted rhythms
  • Counting:  Long rests, long ties
  • Notes:  16th note string crossings

Movement 3: Minuetto in Cm, $15

3 minutes 48 seconds, 3/4 time, Minuetto and Trio form, Trio in A-flat  
  • Fingerings:  Some double stops, lots of accidentals
  • Shifts: Higher than 5th position
  • Articulations:  Sf, trills, spiccato triplets
  • Rhythms:  Sf, trills, spiccato triplets
  • Counting:  3/4 time, Minuetto & Trio form, repeats, 3+ measures rest
  • Notes:  C minor, lots of accidentals and modulations, Trio in A-flat major
  • Fingerings: C minor, lots of accidentals
  • Shifts: 3rd position
  • Articulations: Sf, long slurs
  • Rhythms: Spicatto triplets
  • Counting:  3/4 time, Minuetto & Trio form, repeats, 1+ measures rest
  • Notes:  C minor, lots of accidentals and modulations, Trio in A-flat major
  • Fingerings:  Accidentals, large leaps, chromaticism, key change, double stops
  • Shifts:  3rd position
  • Articulations:  Sf, staccato, long slurs, long held notes, fermata, sfp
  • Rhythms:  Dotted rhythms
  • Counting:  Allegretto 3/4 time, 1+ measures rest
  • Notes:  Menuetto & Trio, ties across bar lines
  • Fingerings:  Tricky extensions, fast shifts
  • Shifts: 1/2 to 4th position
  • Articulations:  Irregular slur groupings, staccato, sf
  • Rhythms:  Some dotted rhythms
  • Counting:  Multi-bar ties, some fermatas
  • Notes:  Change of tempo at trio and at recap, very fast, many accidentals

Movement 4 Allegro in Cm, $15

4 minutes 37 secoonds, 4/4 time, Allegro, Prestissimo ending
  • Fingerings: Grace notes, broken chords, fast 8ths
  • Shifts: Higher than 5th position
  • Articulations:  Spiccato, long slurs, broken chords
  • Rhythms:  Grace notes
  • Counting:  4/4 Allegro, Prestissimo ending
  • Notes:  Fast 8th notes, Rondo form
  • Fingerings: Double stops, fast 8ths
  • Shifts: 3rd position
  • Articulations:  Spiccato, long slurs
  • Rhythms: Grace note pick-ups
  • Counting:  Allegro, Prestissimo ending
  • Notes:  Fast 8th notes, rondo form
  • Fingerings:  Double stops, large leaps, accidentals, ornaments, key change, scales, repeated notes
  • Shifts:  3rd position
  • Articulations:  Staccato, fermata, long slurs, sf, fp, hooked bowings, sfz
  • Rhythms:  Syncopation
  • Counting:  Allegro, Prestissimo ending, cut time, 3+ measures rest
  • Notes:  Crosses more than one string at once, 16th note slurred triplets at the end
  • Fingerings: Modulates to C maj and back to C min, extensions
  • Shifts: 1/2 to 1.5 position.
  • Articulations:  Pizzicato, lyrical long notes, staccato quarters
  • Rhythms:  Triplet pick-ups, some fast eighths
  • Counting:  In 2, some fermatas
  • Notes:  Prestissimo at ending

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Beethoven: String Quartet in Cm, Op 18 No 4

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