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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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Milhaud, Ysaÿe, Hindemith

Musicians:

Susanne van Els (viola) Gerard Bouwhuis (piano) Schönberg...

Vanhal

Musicians:

Takako Nishizaki (violin) Cologne Chamber Orchestra...

Saint-Saëns, Strauss

Musicians:

Bruno Monteiro (violin) João Paulo Santos (piano)

Korngold

Musicians:

Aron Quartet, Thomas Selditz (viola) Màrius Diaz (cello)...

Mozart

Musicians:

Rachel Podger (violin) Gary Cooper (fortepiano)

Enescu, Constantinescu, Jora, Olah

Musicians:

Vlad Stanculeasa (violin) Thomas Hoppe (piano)

Kraus

Musicians:

Takako Nishizaki (violin) New Zealand Symphony Orchestra...

Dvořák, Suk

Musicians:

Florestan Trio

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