Music and Vision homepage Jenna Orkin: Writer Wannabe Seeks Brush With Death - From the heights of greatness (the Juilliard School; musicians Rosalyn Tureck and Nadia Boulanger) via way-ward paths to the depths of wickedness these reminiscences will entertain and enlighten.


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 17 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

-------

 << Music & Vision home                New releases >>

 

Is your news listed at Music and Vision?