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Shostakovich: String Quartets nos.9–12. Weinberg: String Quartet no.6

Performances that evoke both 19th-century tradition and 20th-century realities

Thursday, 15 August 2013
Musicians
Pacifica Quartet
Composer
Shostakovich, Weinberg
Catalogue number
CEDILLE CDR90000 138 (two discs)
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