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Historical - Shostakovich: String Quartets No 1-13 / Borodin


Release Date: 05/20/2003 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 10064   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Borodin String Quartet
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 5 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Chandos presents the original Borodin Quartet's legendary recording of Shostakovich's String Quartets 1-13 on CD for the first time. This important recording, which dates from the 1960s, has been digitally re-mastered to Chandos' usual, uncompromising standards. This four-CD set is available at a special price. Chandos presents the original Borodin Quartet's legendary recording of Shostakovich's String Quartets 1-13 on CD for the first time. This important recording, which dates from the 1960s, has been digitally re-mastered to Chandos' usual, uncompromising standards. This four-CD set is available at a special price. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 1 in C major, Op. 49 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Borodin String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USSR 
2.
Quartet for Strings no 2 in A major, Op. 68 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Borodin String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USSR 
3.
Quartet for Strings no 3 in F major, Op. 73 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Borodin String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USSR 
4.
Quartet for Strings no 4 in D major, Op. 83 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Borodin String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USSR 
5.
Quartet for Strings no 5 in B flat major, Op. 92 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Borodin String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; USSR 
6.
Quartet for Strings no 6 in G major, Op. 101 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Borodin String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USSR 
7.
Quartet for Strings no 7 in F sharp minor, Op. 108 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Borodin String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; USSR 
8.
Quartet for Strings no 8 in C minor, Op. 110 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Borodin String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; USSR 
9.
Quartet for Strings no 9 in E flat major, Op. 117 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Borodin String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; USSR 
10.
Quartet for Strings no 10 in A flat major, Op. 118 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Borodin String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; USSR 
11.
Quartet for Strings no 11 in F minor, Op. 122 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Borodin String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966; USSR 
12.
Quartet for Strings no 12 in D flat major, Op. 133 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Borodin String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; USSR 
13.
Quartet for Strings no 13 in B flat minor, Op. 138 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Borodin String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1970; USSR 

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