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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 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Borodin) “movement-by-movement comparison makes it…Continue Reading

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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

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Soviet Russia’s finest ‘exports’ of viola and piano

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Denounced by Soviet officials, Shostakovich created this bold work

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Alto returns to international availability podium giant Evgeny Mravinsky‘s titanic recording of Shostakovich’s anguished aural portrait of the Soviet Union at war.

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Absolutely ferocious recording of Shostakovich’s symphony on the tragedy of war