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Shostakovich: Complete String Quartets Vol 1 /Sorrel Quartet


Release Date: 07/20/1999 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 9741   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sorrel Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (5-6/00, pp.189-98) - "...The Sorrel Quartet balances the changing attitudes and the classical clarity [of String Quartet no 7] perfectly. Their tendency to hang lace in every one of Shostakovich's bare windows does no harm in this haunted house..."
REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (5-6/00, pp.189-98) - "...The Sorrel Quartet balances the changing attitudes and the classical clarity [of String Quartet no 7] perfectly. Their tendency to hang lace in every one of Shostakovich's bare windows does no harm in this haunted house..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 6 in G major, Op. 101 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sorrel Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USSR 
2.
Quartet for Strings no 7 in F sharp minor, Op. 108 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sorrel Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; USSR 
3.
Quartet for Strings no 10 in A flat major, Op. 118 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sorrel Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; USSR 

Sound Samples

String Quartet No. 7 in F sharp minor, Op. 108: I. Allegretto -
String Quartet No. 7 in F sharp minor, Op. 108: II. Lento -
String Quartet No. 7 in F sharp minor, Op. 108: III. Allegro - Allegretto
String Quartet No. 6 in G major, Op. 101: I. Allegretto
String Quartet No. 6 in G major, Op. 101: II. Moderato con moto
String Quartet No. 6 in G major, Op. 101: III. Lento -
String Quartet No. 6 in G major, Op. 101: IV. Lento - Allegretto - Andante
String Quartet No. 10 in A flat major, Op. 118: I. Andante
String Quartet No. 10 in A flat major, Op. 118: II. Allegretto furioso
String Quartet No. 10 in A flat major, Op. 118: III. Adagio -
String Quartet No. 10 in A flat major, Op. 118: IV. Allegretto

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