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III. Allegro Molto - Shostakovich* - Fitzwilliam String Quartet - The String Quartets


  1. Faumuro says:Jan 01,  · Given their importance in the quartet literature of the 20th century, there are surprisingly few complete recordings of Shostakovich's 15 string quartets. Even so, this set joins some pretty.
  2. Mezijind says:Jul 18,  · String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op. () by Dimitri Shostakovich (). The Fitzwilliam String Quartet: Christopher Nowland and Jonathan Sparey, violins; Alan George, Viola; Ioan Davies, Cello. Released in The Fitzwilliam Quartet was the first group to record all 15 of Shostakovich's string quartets.
  3. Kajile says:Dmitri Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 1 in C major, Op. 49, was composed in six weeks during the summer of It carries no dedication. This string quartet has none of the bravura of the fifth symphony which preceded it. Instead, the composer seemed to have discovered a new kind of distinctly Russian neoclassicism.
  4. Yokree says:Listen to your favorite songs from Shostakovich: The String Quartets (6 CDs) by Fitzwilliam String Quartet Now. Stream ad-free with Amazon Music Unlimited on .
  5. Metaur says:Apr 29,  · Shostakovich wrote this string quartet in three days while visiting Dresden in , with the inscription "To the memory of the victims of war and .
  6. Fenrishakar says:Shostakovich Strings Quartets Nos. ? Why aren't No. 14 and No. 15 here? They're not here for the simple reason that the original Borodin String Quartet broke up before Shostakovich composed them. These recordings were made before when the Borodin Quartet was led by Valentin Berlinsky, when it was a hard, tough, and tight quartet; when it was an acerbic, ascetic, and violently 9/
  7. Vudokasa says:Formed in , The Altius Quartet has enjoyed a fast rise, becoming one of the most exciting young ensembles in the United States. This release marks their second for Navona Records, and their musical chemistry and interpretational sensitive shine through on these performances of Shostakovich's Seventh, Eighth and Ninth String Quartets.
  8. Voramar says:They enjoyed a personal relationship with Shostakovich, who allowed them to give the Western premieres of his last three string quartets. Shostakovich had come to the medium relatively late, when the Soviet newspaper Pravda had already denounced his music as ‘unSoviet, unwholesome, cheap, eccentric, tuneless’.Author: Fitzwilliam String Quartet.
  9. Vudocage says:Aug 23,  · I have long prized the Vanguard lps I bought around , recordings of the first five Shostakovich String Quartets and the Piano Quintet. The Komitas Quartet was featured on the 1st Quartet, the Tchaikovsky Quartet on Nos. 3 and 4, and the Beethoven Quartet on Nos. 2 and 5 and the Quintet, with Shostakovich at the piano/5(10).

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