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Borodin, Shostakovich & Tchaikovsky: String Quartets

Gabrieli String Quartet, Borodin String Quartet

The Borodin/Shostakovich (a classic LP coupling) still sounds wonderful. The springy Scherzo of the Borodin is pure leasure, and the Gabrieli's Tchaikovsky compares favourably. More…

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Contents

Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No. 1 in D major, Op. 11

27:50
  • Gabrieli String Quartet (string quartet), Keith Harvey (cello), Kenneth Sillito (violin), Brendan O'Reilly (violin), Ian Jewel (viola)
  • Recorded: 1976-05-21
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

I. Moderato e semplice

10:37

II. Andante cantabile

6:32

III. Scherzo. Allegro non tanto e con fuoco

3:52

IV. Finale. Allegro giusto

6:49

Borodin: String Quartet No. 2 in D major

27:36
  • Borodin Quartet (string quartet), Yaroslav Alexandrov (violin), Dimitri Shebalin (viola), Valentin Berlinsky (cello), Rostislav Dubinsky (violin)
  • Recorded: 1962-09
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

1. Allegro

7:51

2. Scherzo

4:44

3. Notturno

8:08

4. Finale

6:53

Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110

19:40
  • Borodin Quartet (string quartet), Yaroslav Alexandrov (violin), Dimitri Shebalin (viola), Valentin Berlinsky (cello), Rostislav Dubinsky (violin)
  • Recorded: 1962-09
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

1. Largo

4:23

2. Allegro molto

2:43

3. Allegretto

3:58

4. Largo

5:11

5. Largo

3:25
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