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Shostakovich: String Quartets / Emerson String Quartet


Release Date: 05/16/2006 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000638802   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Lawrence DuttonPhilip SetzerDavid FinckelEugene Drucker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 6 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 1 in C major, Op. 49 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Lawrence Dutton (Viola), Philip Setzer (Violin), David Finckel (Cello),
Eugene Drucker (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Live  Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, Colorado 
Length: 14 Minutes 1 Secs. 
2.
Quartet for Strings no 2 in A major, Op. 68 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Philip Setzer (Violin), Lawrence Dutton (Viola), Eugene Drucker (Violin),
David Finckel (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Live  Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, Colorado 
Length: 33 Minutes 13 Secs. 
3.
Quartet for Strings no 3 in F major, Op. 73 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  David Finckel (Cello), Lawrence Dutton (Viola), Eugene Drucker (Violin),
Philip Setzer (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Live  Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, Colorado 
Length: 28 Minutes 6 Secs. 
4.
Quartet for Strings no 4 in D major, Op. 83 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Eugene Drucker (Violin), Lawrence Dutton (Viola), Philip Setzer (Violin),
David Finckel (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Live  Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, Colorado 
Length: 24 Minutes 25 Secs. 
5.
Quartet for Strings no 5 in B flat major, Op. 92 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Eugene Drucker (Violin), David Finckel (Cello), Philip Setzer (Violin),
Lawrence Dutton (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Live  Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, Colorado 
Length: 30 Minutes 16 Secs. 
6.
Quartet for Strings no 6 in G major, Op. 101 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  David Finckel (Cello), Lawrence Dutton (Viola), Eugene Drucker (Violin),
Philip Setzer (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USSR 
Date of Recording: 07/1998 
Venue:  Live  Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, Colorado 
Length: 22 Minutes 13 Secs. 
7.
Quartet for Strings no 7 in F sharp minor, Op. 108 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Eugene Drucker (Violin), Lawrence Dutton (Viola), Philip Setzer (Violin),
David Finckel (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; USSR 
Date of Recording: 07/1998 
Venue:  Live  Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, Colorado 
Length: 11 Minutes 41 Secs. 
8.
Quartet for Strings no 8 in C minor, Op. 110 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Eugene Drucker (Violin), David Finckel (Cello), Philip Setzer (Violin),
Lawrence Dutton (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; USSR 
Date of Recording: 07/1998 
Venue:  Live  Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, Colorado 
Length: 19 Minutes 41 Secs. 
9.
Quartet for Strings no 9 in E flat major, Op. 117 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  David Finckel (Cello), Lawrence Dutton (Viola), Eugene Drucker (Violin),
Philip Setzer (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; USSR 
Date of Recording: 07/1998 
Venue:  Live  Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, Colorado 
Length: 24 Minutes 49 Secs. 
10.
Quartet for Strings no 10 in A flat major, Op. 118 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Eugene Drucker (Violin), Lawrence Dutton (Viola), Philip Setzer (Violin),
David Finckel (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; USSR 
Date of Recording: 07/1998 
Venue:  Live  Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, Colorado 
Length: 21 Minutes 37 Secs. 
11.
Quartet for Strings no 11 in F minor, Op. 122 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Lawrence Dutton (Viola), Philip Setzer (Violin), Eugene Drucker (Violin),
David Finckel (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  Live  Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, Colorado 
Length: 16 Minutes 5 Secs. 
12.
Quartet for Strings no 12 in D flat major, Op. 133 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Lawrence Dutton (Viola), David Finckel (Cello), Eugene Drucker (Violin),
Philip Setzer (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  Live  Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, Colorado 
Length: 25 Minutes 52 Secs. 
13.
Quartet for Strings no 13 in B flat minor, Op. 138 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Philip Setzer (Violin), Lawrence Dutton (Viola), David Finckel (Cello),
Eugene Drucker (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1970; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  Live  Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, Colorado 
Length: 19 Minutes 8 Secs. 
14.
Quartet for Strings no 14 in F sharp major, Op. 142 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Lawrence Dutton (Viola), Philip Setzer (Violin), David Finckel (Cello),
Eugene Drucker (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1973; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  Live  Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, Colorado 
Length: 25 Minutes 10 Secs. 
15.
Quartet for Strings no 15 in E flat minor, Op. 144 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Lawrence Dutton (Viola), Philip Setzer (Violin), Eugene Drucker (Violin),
David Finckel (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1974; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  Live  Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, Colorado 
Length: 35 Minutes 24 Secs. 
16.
Pieces (2) for String Quartet by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Philip Setzer (Violin), Lawrence Dutton (Viola), David Finckel (Cello),
Eugene Drucker (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; USSR 
Date of Recording: 07/1998 
Venue:  Live  Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, Colorado 
Length: 1 Minutes 21 Secs. 

Sound Samples

String Quartet No.1 in C major, Op.49: 1. Moderato
String Quartet No.1 in C major, Op.49: 2. Moderato
String Quartet No.1 in C major, Op.49: 3. Allegro molto
String Quartet No.1 in C major, Op.49: 4. Allegro
String Quartet No.2 in A major, Op.68: 1. Overture (Moderato con moto)
String Quartet No.2 in A major, Op.68: 2. Recitative & Romance (Adagio)
String Quartet No.2 in A major, Op.68: 3. Valse (Allegro)
String Quartet No.2 in A major, Op.68: 4. Theme & Variations
String Quartet No.3 in F major, Op.73: 1. Allegretto
String Quartet No.3 in F major, Op.73: 2. Moderato con moto
String Quartet No.3 in F major, Op.73: 3. Allegro non troppo
String Quartet No.3 in F major, Op.73: 4. Adagio
String Quartet No.3 in F major, Op.73: 5. Moderato
String Quartet No.4 in D major, Op.83: 1. Allegretto
String Quartet No.4 in D major, Op.83: 2. Andantino
String Quartet No.4 in D major, Op.83: 3. Allegretto
String Quartet No.4 in D major, Op.83: 4. Allegretto
String Quartet No.5 in B flat major, Op.92: 1. Allegro non troppo
String Quartet No.5 in B flat major, Op.92: 2. Andante
String Quartet No.5 in B flat major, Op.92: 3. Moderato
String Quartet No.6 in G major op.101: 1. Allegretto
String Quartet No.6 in G major op.101: 2. Moderato con moto
String Quartet No.6 in G major op.101: 3. Lento - attacca:
String Quartet No.6 in G major op.101: 4. Lento - Allegretto - Andante - Lento

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