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Allegretto - Dmitri Shostakovich, Brodsky Quartet - The String Quartets

8 thoughts on “ Allegretto - Dmitri Shostakovich, Brodsky Quartet - The String Quartets

  1. Aug 23,  · A priceless treasury of the complete string quartets of Shostakovich recorded in the early s by the legendary Beethoven String Quartet, with a bonus of the Two Pieces played by the Comitas Quartet. Although Shostakovich had been acquainted with the members of the Beethoven Quartet since , their professional relationship blossomed in /5(12).
  2. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of The String Quartets on Discogs. Label: Teldec - • Format: 6x, CD Album Box Set • Country: Europe • Genre: Classical • Style: Modern Dmitri Shostakovich, Brodsky Quartet ‎– The String Quartets Brodsky Quartet: Shostakovich*, Brodsky Quartet - The /5(4).
  3. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of The String Quartets on Discogs. Label: Teldec Classics - • Format: 6x, CD Album, Reissue Box Set • Country: Europe • Genre: Classical • Style: Modern Brodsky Quartet: Dmitri Shostakovich, Brodsky Quartet - The String Quartets ‎ (6xCD /5(4).
  4. Jan 26,  · The Fitzwilliam String Quartet doing the Shostakovich String Quartets were my first set of all DSCH's string quartets. This was originally released on L'Ousieau Lyre (sp). It was a division of London/Decca. It was the only string quartet set available in the West when I became interested in the music of Dmitri Shostakovich/5(33).
  5. In the liner notes of the Borodin String Quartet’s recording of Dmitri Shostakovich’s Eighth String Quartet, critic Erik Smith wrote, "The Borodin Quartet played this work for the composer at his Moscow home, hoping for his criticisms.
  6. Oct 12,  · Composers have always reserved the expression of their deepest, most personal feelings for the string quartet; Beethoven comes to mind, and more recently Alban Berg, Janácek, and, of course, Shostakovich, whose 15 quartets are an opaque, frequently encoded, almost autobiographical outpouring of the public and private agony endured by the creative artist under totalitarianism/5(18).
  7. They are extremely expressive, extremely intense, extremely ironic, extremely passionate, extremely powerful, but whatever else they are, the Shostakovich string quartets are never, ever cool. Even at his most ironic, Shostakovich is never, ever cool and the Brodsky Quartet 's, with its italicized tone and stylized interpretations, sound very, very cool.5/
  8. Jan 11,  · This is a solidly-played complete set of Dmitri Shostakovich’s 15 quartets from the Brodsky Quartet, a UK ensemble that recorded for Teldec over a number of years. The Shostakovich quartets I have been pleased to discover have elicited a number of outstanding releases, a field which I’d describe as exceptionally strong/5(4).

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