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The Soviet Experience Volume IV - Pacifica Quartet

CDR 90000 145 (2 discs)

NEW RELEASE

Playing time: 45'12"/59'16" - TT 104'28"
Tracks: 4 + 9
Booklet pages: 20
© 2013 Cedille Records
Review received and scheduled for publication

Listen: Schnittke: Agitato (String Quartet No 3) (CD2 track 8, 4:00-4:59)

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

Dmitri Shostakovich:

CD1

1 String Quartet No 13 in B flat minor, Op 138
Adagio - Doppio movimento - Tempo primo

String Quartet No 14 in F sharp, Op 142
2 Allegretto
3 Adagio
4 Allegretto

CD2

String Quartet No 15 in E flat minor, Op 144
1 Elegy: Adagio
2 Serenade: Adagio
3 Intermezzo: Adagio
4 Nocturne: Adagio
5 Funeral march: Adagio molto
6 Epilogue: Adagio

Alfred Schnittke:

String Quartet No 3
7 Andante
8 Agitato
9 Pesante

Recorded at Auer Hall, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA, 16-18 December 2012 (Shostakovich Quartets 13 and 14) and 24-26 August 2013 (Shostakovich Quartet 15 and Schnittke)

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