This book provides historical and technical analysis of one of Shostakovich's most popular quartets. The CD includes performances by the Rosamunde Quartett not only of this quartet, but of music by Webern and Burian as well. With an introduction, appendices, bibliography, index & music examples.
Parts for the 1973 quartet by Shostakovich. Reprint of an earlier Muyzka edition.
The Scottish ensemble performs Rudolph Barshai's arrangements of string quartets by Ravel and Shostakovich. Contents: Petite symphonie à cordes -- Chamber Symphony for Strings, Op. 118a. Conducted by Clio Gould.
Contents: String Quartet No. 1 / Ginastera -- String Quartet No. 2 in F major (American) / Dvorak -- String Quartet No. 8 in C minor / Shostakovich.
This two-disc set contains Shostakovich's String Quartets Nos. 9-12, as well as Mieczyslaw Weinberg's Quartet No. 6. Performed by the Pacifica Quartet.
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 1 in C major, Op. 49 -- String Quartet No. 2 in A major, Op. 68 -- String Quartet No. 3 in F major, Op. 73 -- String Quartet No. 4 in D major, Op. 83. Prokofiev: String Quartet No. 2 in F major, Op. 92. On two CDs.
The Pacifica Quartet performs Shostakovich's Quartets Nos. 5-8, as well as Miaskovsky's String Quartet No. 13 in A minor. On two CDs.
The author examines four middle string quartets by Shostakovich. Rather than taking a biographical approach or using traditional methods of analysis, she looks at ambiguities in the music which help shape the structure. With an introduction, bibliography, index, music examples, and nine figures.
The Pacifica Quartet plays Shostakovich's Quartets Nos. 13, 14 and 15; as well as the Quartet No. 3 by Alfred Schnittke.
The Armida Quartet plays Beethoven's String Quartet No. 7 and Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 10.
This disc contains Khachaturian's Violin Concerto, and Shostakovich's String Quartets Nos. 7 and 8. With the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Ehnes Quartet.
Lesser examines the string quartets of Shostakovich in chronological order to weave a portrait of the inner life of the great composer. With a dramatis personae, notes and index.
Contents: Piano Quintet, Op. 92 / Matthews -- Piano Quintet, Op. 57 / Shostakovich. Pianist Martin Cousin performs with the Villiers String Quartet.
The Beethoven Quartet performs Shostakovich's String Quartets Nos. 10-13.
A new engraving of the parts for Shostakovich's string quartet of 1956. Score available separately.
This piece is arranged from Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 4. A melodic movement of moderate difficulty.
The Shostakovich String Quartet performs Tchaikovsky's Five Easy Pieces; String Quartet No. 1 in D major, Op. 11; and String Quartet No. 2 in F major, Op. 22.
The Manderling Quartet performs Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 10 in A flat major, Op. 118; String Quartet No. 12 in D flat major, Op. 133; and String Quartet No. 14 in F sharp major, Op. 142. SACD.
In six movements: Elegia; Serenata; Intermezzo; Notturno; Marcia funebre; Epilogo. A fine edition of Shostakovich's final string quartet.
The Manderling Quartet performs Shostakovich's String Quartets No. 5 in B flat major, Op. 92; No. 7 in F sharp minor, Op. 108; and No. 9 in E flat major, Op. 117. SACD.
This CD features the arrangements made in the 1940s by Rudolf Barshai of Shostakovich's string quartets nos. 3 and 4. Jean-Jacques Kantorow conducts the Tapiola Sinfonietta.