Shostakovich and Prokofiev
string quartets -
'... flawless technical address and heartfelt aim ...'
Here is the second installment in the Pacifica Quartet's four-volume CD survey of the complete Shostakovich string quartets. Cedille Records have chosen the generic title 'The Soviet Experience; String Quartets by Dmitri Shostakovich and his Contemporaries'.
Furthermore their sales gambit is the assertion that here is the first Shostakovich quartet cycle to include works by other important composers of the Soviet era; adding, they claim, 'variety and perspective to the listening experience'.
This up-to-the-minute series of CD recordings is produced and engineered by ten time Grammy Award winner Judith Sherman acclaimed for work with Nonesuch, Telarc, Cedille, Bridge, New World, CRI, CBS, Koch and Arabesque...
Copyright © 18 June 2012
Masterton, New Zealand