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Shostakovich: Piano Quintet, Op. 57; String Quartet No. 8 / Talich Quartet, Yakov Kasman, piano

Album Summary

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quintet for piano & strings in G minor, Op. 57
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 8 in C minor, Op. 110
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Notes & Reviews:

Released to celebrate the group's 50th anniversary, this disc of chamber music by Shostakovich is part of a series of ten CDs from La Dolce Volta designed to provide listeners with a varied and colorful musical portrait of the acclaimed Talich Quartet. Each disc has been carefully remastered from the original Calliope label masters and is presented in a double-panel digipack that includes a full-color, 40-page booklet that describes the music and offers an overview of the quartet's history.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Prague (Studio Arco Diva) (11/2001).



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>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quintet for piano & strings in G minor, Op. 57
  • Performer: Yakov Kasman (Piano)
  • Ensemble: Talich Quartet
  • Running Time: 33 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1940

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 8 in C minor, Op. 110
  • Notes: Composition written: 1960.
  • Running Time: 20 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1960