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The Soviet Experience Vol.2. Shostakovich: String Quartets nos.1–4. Prokofiev: String Quartet no.2

A rewarding second volume in an ongoing Shostakovich cycle

Sunday, 26 August 2012
Musicians
Pacifica Quartet
Composer
Shostakovich, Prokofiev
Catalogue number
CEDILLE CDR 90000 130 (two discs)
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Brahms

Musicians:

Jack Liebeck (violin) Katya Apekisheva (piano)

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Musicians:

Tron Steffen Westberg (fiddle)

Brahms

Musicians:

Isabelle Faust, Julia-Maria Kretz (violin) Stefan Fehlandt...

Corelli, Handel, Viotti, Dragonetti, Rossini

Musicians:

Querelle des Bouffons: Guy Fishman (cello) Robert Nairn...

Ravel, Toldrà, Turina

Musicians:

Casals Quartet

Bach (arr. Sitkovetsky)

Musicians:

Dmitry Sitkovetsky (violin) Yuri Zhislin (viola) Luigi...

Beethoven

Musicians:

Henri Temianka (violin) Leonard Shure (piano)

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Musicians:

Jamie Laval (violin) Ashley Broder (violin/mandolin)...

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