Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Beethoven: String Quartet (Op. 135)

Stephen Johnson unlocks the secrets of Beethoven's final string quartet, the Op. 135, with its fascinating blend of classicism and startling modernism. Specially-recorded musical illustrations are played by the Emperor Quartet.

Release date:

45 minutes

Last on

Sun 15 Dec 2002 17:00

Composers A to Z

composers-promo.jpg

Visit the extensive audio archive of Radio 3 programmes about Composers and their works.