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The Soviet Experience Vol III - Pacifica Quartet

CDR 90000 138 (2 discs)

24 bit digital recording
NEW RELEASE

Playing time: 70'20"/58'25" - TT 128'45"
Tracks: 16 + 8
Booklet pages: 16
© 2013 Cedille Records
Reviewer: Andrew Schartmann
Review of The Soviet Experience Vol III - Pacifica Quartet published on 30 December 2013

Listen: Weinberg: Presto agitato (String Quartet No 6 in E minor, Op 35) (CD2 track 4, 0:00-0:47)

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

String Quartets by Dmitri Shostakovich and his contemporaries

CD1

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975):

String Quartet No 9 in E flat, Op 117
1 Moderato con moto
2 Adagio
3 Allegretto
4 Adagio
5 Allegro

String Quartet No 10 in A flat, Op 118
6 Andante
7 Allegretto furioso
8 Adagio
9 Allegretto

String Quartet No 11 in F minor, Op 122
10 Introduction - Andantino
11 Scherzo - Allegretto
12 Recitative - Adagio
13 Etude - Allegro
14 Humoresque - Allegro
15 Elegy - Adagio
16 Finale - Moderato

CD2

String Quartet No 12 in D flat, Op 133
1 Moderato
2 Allegretto

Mieczyslaw Weinberg (1919-1996):

String Quartet No 6 in E minor, Op 35
3 Allegro semplice
4 Presto agitato
5 Allegro con fuoco
6 Adagio
7 Moderato comodo
8 Andante maestoso

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