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CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Great Russian String Quartets Borodin Quartet (Borodin, Tchaikovsky) Shostakovich Quartet (Glazunov, Shostakovich) American String Quartet (Prokofiev) Catalogue Number: ALC 6006 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: DDD/ADD 1974-88 398 minutes (Borodin) “movement-by-movement comparison makes it clear…Continue Reading
Shostakovich (#1) & Myaskovsky Cello Concertos + Rococo Vars Mstislav Rostropovich Philadelphia/Ormandy Philharmonia/ Sargent Leningrad/ Rozhdestvensky Catalogue Number: ALC 1262 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 74:03 ADD 1957/61 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Shostakovich) ‘outstanding ‘cellist, with a…Continue Reading
Soviet Russia’s finest ‘exports’ of viola and piano
Denounced by Soviet officials, Shostakovich created this bold work
Alto returns to international availability podium giant Evgeny Mravinsky‘s titanic recording of Shostakovich’s anguished aural portrait of the Soviet Union at war.
Absolutely ferocious recording of Shostakovich’s symphony on the tragedy of war