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The Strad's experts evaluate the latest string recordings

The Soviet Experience Vol.1. Shostakovich: String Quartets nos.5–8. Miaskovsky: String Quartet no.13 in A minor op.86

Performances of Shostakovich refreshingly free of political subtexts

Sunday, 26 February 2012
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Musicians
Pacifica Quartet
Composer
Shostakovich & Miaskovsky
Catalogue number
Cedille Records CDR 90000127 (two discs)
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Glazunov, Schoeck

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Górecki

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Kronos Quartet

H.D. Koppel, B. Koppel

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Morten Zeuthen (cello) Amalie Malling (piano)

Just, Holzer, Glinka, Berger

Musicians:

Vidor Nagy (viola) Peter Wolf (cello) Carmen Piazzini...

Wieniawski

Musicians:

Mariusz Patyra (violin) Sinfonia Varsovia/Johannes ...

Britten

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Emperor Quartet

Corelli

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Avison Ensemble/Pavlo Beznosiuk (director/Baroque violin)

Salva

Musicians:

Eugen Prochác, Ján Slávik (cello) Juraj Čižmarovič ...

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