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Vienna was under attack in  in 1809 when Beethoven composed this in 1809, but you won't hear it in the music.  It was a publisher who gave it the nickname, "Harp" because of the effect of pizzicatto strings in the first movement.

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Beethoven:  String Quartet No.10 in E flat, Op.74 "Harp"

Borromeo String Quartet.

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 Nicholas Kitchen, violin; William Fedkenheuer, violin; Mai Motobuchi, viola; Yeesun Kim, cello

More information at http://www.borromeoquartet.org/

 

Recorded in a live broadcast in WGBH's Studio One on September 29, 2000.
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