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Department
Music
Course
MUSC 1116
Professor
Brian Robison
Semester
Spring

Description
Session 15: The middle­period string quartets • Count Andreas Kyrillovitch Razumovsky o Russian ambassador to the court of Vienna o Stood out as amony the wealthy chamber­music fanatics  A Haydn enthusiast  He played 2  violin in quartet ensembles  Sponsored quartet concerts  And in 1808, took over from Lichnowsky the patronage of the  Schuppanzigh Quartet o Commissioned Beethoven’s new quartets  o “lived like a prince, encouraging art and science, surrounded by a luxurious  library and other collections, and envied by all; what advantages accrued from  all this to Russian affairs is another question” o Married a daughter of Countess Thun in 1788  ▯He moved to the top echelon  of Viennese patronage o His Viennese palace later burned down in 1814 and all its contents were  destroyed (at least he offered Beethoven commission before) o Traveled to Italy, France, and England o Then came back to Vienna in 1826 and had “without money” • Ignaz Schuppansigh o Leading or principal violinst in several string quartets that bore his name o A long­time associate of Beethoven’s and performed many of his chamber  works o A jocular fat man whom Beethoven nicknamed “Mylord Falstaff” o Beethoven dedicated a Presto five­voice canon to Ignaz called “Flastafferel,  lass dich sehen” (“Falstaffo, come to see me”) o Remained a prominent and influential fixture in the city of Vienna o Also a regular concertmaster in orchest
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