The introductory Andante con moto section of the first movement is not directly related to the rest of the movement and serves a similar function to the introduction of his Op. 74 quartet. Thereafter, the movement's main thematic material is exposed and developed. The relation (or apparent lack thereof) between the slow, sombre and dissonant introduction and the bright Allegro which follows, is similar to what is found in Mozart's "Dissonance" Quartet, also in the key of C.
|Date of composition||1806|
Modest Mussorgsky: Andante, from String Quartet in C major, Op. 59, No. 3 transcription from Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven: Three String Quartets n°9 en do majeur, Op. 59 "Razumovsky"
Ludwig van Beethoven: Three String Quartets n. 9 in do maggiore, Op. 59 "Razumovsky"
Ludwig van Beethoven: Three String Quartets Nr. 9 C-dur, Op. 59 "Razumovsky"