This is a new discovery for me – and it’s deeply wonderful: Beethoven’s late string quartet song of thanks. Written as he recovered from severe illness, it’s music that heals and restores our mind and soul.
Listening time: 31 mins (Podcast 12′, music 17/19′)
Music here on Youtube, beautifully filmed and played by the Danish String Quartet:
Or here with the fab Takacs Quartet:
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If you want to buy a recording of this piece you can get a high quality FLAC download here for only 13p which is still more than the quartet get through Spotify! [Details: Beethoven: String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132, Track 3: Heiliger Dankgesang e. Genesenden an die Gottheit, in der lydischen Tonart!]
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