In Beethoven's Clock Shop: Discontinuity in the Opus 18 Quartets

Barry, Barbara
June 2005
Musical Quarterly;Summer2005, Vol. 88 Issue 2, p320
Academic Journal
The article discusses the features of Beethoven's opus 18 quartets. It states that the style, temporal shaping of the quartets and the structure of opus 18 depicts Beethoven's triumph over the challenges of string quartet writing. Opus 18 also demonstrates the innovation and technical advances achieved by Beethoven.


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