'''String Quartet No. 9''' in C major was published in 1808 as opus 59, no. 3. It consists of four movements:
# Andante con moto - Allegro vivace (C major)
# Andante con moto quasi allegretto (A minor)
# Menuetto (Grazioso) (C major)
# Allegro molto (C major)
This work is the last of three quartets commissioned by prince Andrey Razumovsky, then the Russian ambassador to Vienna.