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String Quartets by Dmitri Shostakovich and his contemporaries (Soviet Experience II)

CDR 90000 130 (2 discs)

24 bit digital recording
NEW RELEASE

Playing time: 75'37"/53'40" - TT 129'17"
Tracks: 12 + 8
Booklet pages: 28
© 2012 Cedille Records
Reviewer: Howard Smith
Review of String Quartets by Dmitri Shostakovich and his contemporaries (Soviet Experience II) published on 18 June 2012

Listen: Shostakovich: Allegro Molto (Op 49) (CD1 track 3, 0:00-0:39)

Pacifica Quartet:
Simin Ganatra, violin
Sibbi Bernhardsson, violin
Masumi Per Rostad, viola
Brandon Vamos, cello

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975):

CD1

String Quartet No 1 in C, Op 49
1 Moderato
2 Moderato
3 Allegro molto
4 Allegro

String Quartet No 2 in A, Op 68
5 Overture: Moderato con moto
6 Recitative and Romance: Adagio
7 Valse: Allegro
8 Theme with Variations

String Quartet No 4 in D, Op 83
9 Allegretto
10 Andantino
11 Allegretto -
12 Allegretto

CD2

String Quartet No 3 in F, Op 73
1 Allegretto
2 Andante
3 Moderato - Allegretto - Andante
4 Adagio
5 Moderato - Adagio

Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953):
String Quartet No 2 in F, Op 92
6 Allegro sostenuto
7 Adagio
8 Allegro - Andante molto - Allegro I

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