8 thoughts on “ __ Andante - Shostakovich* – St Petersburg String Quartet* - String Quartets Nos. 5, 7, 9 (CD)

  1. The last word in cycles of Shostakovich's string quartets remains to be spoken. The Beethoven Quartet's knife-sharp, world-premiere recordings from the late '50s through late '70s were definitive in their time, but then came the Borodin Quartet's hard-edged modernist recordings from the late '70s and early '80s and they became definitive for their time.8/
  2. Dmitri Shostakovich, String Quartet No. 8 in c minor, Op. , Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 8 in c minor comprises a mere twenty minutes of non-stop music, written in three days in as a distraction from a project to write a film score about the Dresden fire bombings of WWII. In a letter, Shostakovich sarcastically dismissed it as an .
  3. The St. Petersburg Quartet series of Shostakovich string quartets is the very best we have today. They rival the legendary Borodin Quartet's performances, but are far better recorded. If you love these quartets, or if you are curious about them, don't hesitate to buy this disc and all the others in the series/5(3).
  4. String Quartets Nos. 3, 5 & 7, an album by St. Petersburg String Quartet on Spotify We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes.
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  6. Shostakovich wrote the String Quartet No. 10 in a mere ten days, while resident at a composer's retreat in the Armenian town of Dilizhin. Its expressive language is not as advanced as that found in his later quartets, but it is far from that of the mild-mannered and politically acquiescent world of the Piano Concerto No. 2 and Symphony No.
  7. SHOSTAKOVICH String Quartets Nos 4, 6 & 8 St Petersburg String Quartet Hyperion CDA 70m DDD: Save around 22% with the retailers listed alongside The second volume in what is appearing to be a ground breaking series of Shostakovich String Quartets from Hyperion brings together a trio of even numbered works that cover the decade from to.
  8. After the St Petersburg Quartet's 'dazzling debut' on Hyperion with String Quartets 2 and 3 (CDA), this CD brings three further compelling recordings of the Shostakovich Quartets. Quartet No 4 was written at a time when leading Soviet composers were having their music publicly denigrated for failing to appeal to 'the people'/5(5).

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