Beethoven, Ludwig van. (1770–1827)

Partitions des 3 Grands Quatuors (Oeuvre 59), pour deux Violons, Alto et Violoncelle . No.1 [only].

Offenbach s/M: Chez Jean André. [1830]. First edition. Tall 8vo. Lithographed. [PN] 5276. 39 pp. Plain pale blue wrappers with paper title plate affixed (as issued). Wrappers worn, with some separation and loss along spine, else fine. Kinsky p. 142.

First edition in score of the first of the three "Rasoumovsky" (or "Razumovsky") string quartets, composed in 1805-1806, as a result of a commission by the Russian ambassador in Vienna, Count Andreas Razumovsky. (4708)

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