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Shostakovich: The Complete String Quartets (15) / Quatuor Danel [5 CDs]

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  1. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 68: I. Overture. Moderato con moto $0.99 on iTunes
  2. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 68: II. Recitative & Romance. Adagio
  3. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 68: III. Waltz. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  4. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 68: IV. Theme with Variations. Adagio
  5. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 7 in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 108: I. Allegretto $0.99 on iTunes
  6. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 7 in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 108: II. Lento $0.99 on iTunes
  7. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 7 in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 108: III. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  8. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 5 in B-Flat Major, Op. 92: I. Allegretto non troppo
  9. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 5 in B-Flat Major, Op. 92: II. Andante $0.99 on iTunes
  10. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 5 in B-Flat Major, Op. 92: III. Moderato
  11. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 6 in G Major, Op. 101: I. Allegretto $0.99 on iTunes
  12. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 6 in G Major, Op. 101: II. Moderato con moto $0.99 on iTunes
  13. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 6 in G Major, Op. 101: III. Lento $0.99 on iTunes
  14. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 6 in G Major, Op. 101: IV. Lento $0.99 on iTunes
  15. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 3 in F Major, Op. 73: I. Allegretto $0.99 on iTunes
  16. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 3 in F Major, Op. 73: II. Moderato con moto $0.99 on iTunes
  17. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 3 in F Major, Op. 73: III. Allegro non troppo $0.99 on iTunes
  18. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 3 in F Major, Op. 73: IV. Adagio $0.99 on iTunes
  19. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 3 in F Major, Op. 73: V. Moderato
  20. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 138
  21. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 14 in F-Sharp Major, Op. 142: I. Allegretto $0.99 on iTunes
  22. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 14 in F-Sharp Major, Op. 142: II. Adagio
  23. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 14 in F-Sharp Major, Op. 142: III. Allegretto $0.99 on iTunes
  24. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 110: I. Largo $0.99 on iTunes
  25. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 110: II. Allegro molto $0.99 on iTunes
  26. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 110: III. Allegretto $0.99 on iTunes
  27. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 110: IV. Largo $0.99 on iTunes
  28. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 110: V. Largo $0.99 on iTunes
  29. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 12 in D-Flat Major, Op. 133: I. Moderato $0.99 on iTunes
  30. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 12 in D-Flat Major, Op. 133: II. Allegro
  31. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 4 in D Major, Op. 83: I. Allegretto $0.99 on iTunes
  32. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 4 in D Major, Op. 83: II. Andantino $0.99 on iTunes
  33. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 4 in D Major, Op. 83: III. Allegretto $0.99 on iTunes
  34. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 4 in D Major, Op. 83: IV. Allegretto
  35. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 11 in F Minor, Op. 122: I. Introduction. Andantino $0.99 on iTunes
  36. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 11 in F Minor, Op. 122: II. Scherzo. Allegretto $0.99 on iTunes
  37. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 11 in F Minor, Op. 122: III. Recitative. Adagio $0.99 on iTunes
  38. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 11 in F Minor, Op. 122: IV. Étude. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  39. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 11 in F Minor, Op. 122: V. Humoresque. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  40. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 11 in F Minor, Op. 122: VI. Élégie. Adagio $0.99 on iTunes
  41. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 11 in F Minor, Op. 122: VII. Finale. Moderato $0.99 on iTunes
  42. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 9 in E-Flat Major, Op. 117: I. Moderato con moto $0.99 on iTunes
  43. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 9 in E-Flat Major, Op. 117: II. Adagio $0.99 on iTunes
  44. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 9 in E-Flat Major, Op. 117: III. Allegretto $0.99 on iTunes
  45. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 9 in E-Flat Major, Op. 117: IV. Adagio $0.99 on iTunes
  46. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 9 in E-Flat Major, Op. 117: V. Allegro
  47. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 1 in C Major, Op. 49: I. Moderato $0.99 on iTunes
  48. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 1 in C Major, Op. 49: II. Moderato $0.99 on iTunes
  49. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 1 in C Major, Op. 49: III. Allegro molto $0.99 on iTunes
  50. Shostakovich — String Quartet No. 1 in C Major, Op. 49: IV. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes

Album Summary

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 2 in A major, Op. 68
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 7 in F sharp minor, Op. 108
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 5 in B flat major, Op. 92
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 6 in G major, Op. 101
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 3 in F major, Op. 73
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 13 in B flat minor, Op. 138
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 14 in F sharp major, Op. 142
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 8 in C minor, Op. 110
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 12 in D flat major, Op. 133
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 4 in D major, Op. 83
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 11 in F minor, Op. 122
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 9 in E flat major, Op. 117
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 1 in C major, Op. 49
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 10 in A flat major, Op. 118
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 15 in E flat minor, Op. 144
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Notes & Reviews:

Well known for the intensity and profundity of its interpretations, the Quatuor Danel has made a name for itself on the international classical scene (winning such awards as the Diapason d'Or, Choc du Monde de la Musique, and CD of the Month in BBC Music Magazine) in the great cycles that form the basis of the quartet literature, from Haydn, Beethoven and Schubert to Weinberg. Since Russian composers occupy a key position in the Danels' repertory, it was logical for them to champion the quartets of Shostakovich by recording them complete in 2005. Today Alpha Classics reissues this boxed set, which is among the reference recordings of the composer's works: 'What staggering impact, what a monument! The Borodin Quartet has found its successor. The Quatuor Danel takes up the torch and carries it still further, thanks to the quartet's sound. This is not just one more excellent complete set; it is, in the true radical and exclusive sense, the benchmark version of the Shostakovich quartets.' Christophe Huss, ClassicsToday

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Bavaria Studio, München (02/04/2003-02/06/2003); Bayerischer Rundfunk, Studio 2, München (02/04/2003-02/06/2003); Farao Studio, München (02/04/2003-02/06/2003); Bavaria Studio, München (05/08/2005-05/11/2005); Bayerischer Rundfunk, Studio 2, München (05/08/2005-05/11/2005); Farao Studio, München (05/08/2005-05/11/2005); Bavaria Studio, München (05/25/2005-05/27/2005); Bayerischer Rundfunk, Studio 2, München (05/25/2005-05/27/2005); Farao Studio, München (05/25/2005-05/27/2005); Bavaria Studio, München (06/12/2005-06/15/2005); Bayerischer Rundfunk, Studio 2, München (06/12/2005-06/15/2005); Farao Studio, München (06/12/2005-06/15/2005); Bavaria Studio, München (10/08/2001-10/11/2001); Bayerischer Rundfunk, Studio 2, München (10/08/2001-10/11/2001); Farao Studio, München (10/08/2001-10/11/2001); Bavaria Studio, München (12/20/2004-12/23/2004); Bayerischer Rundfunk, Studio 2, München (12/20/2004-12/23/2004); Farao Studio, München (12/20/2004-12/23/2004).



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Works Details

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 2 in A major, Op. 68
  • Ensemble: Quatuor Danel
  • Notes: Farao Studio, München (06/12/2005-06/15/2005)
  • Running Time: 34 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1944

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 7 in F sharp minor, Op. 108
  • Notes: Bayerischer Rundfunk, Studio 2, München (02/04/2003-02/06/2003)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1960

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 5 in B flat major, Op. 92
  • Notes: Bayerischer Rundfunk, Studio 2, München (05/08/2005-05/11/2005)
  • Running Time: 32 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1952

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 6 in G major, Op. 101
  • Notes: Bayerischer Rundfunk, Studio 2, München (05/08/2005-05/11/2005)
  • Running Time: 24 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1956

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 3 in F major, Op. 73
  • Notes: Bayerischer Rundfunk, Studio 2, München (02/04/2003-02/06/2003)
  • Running Time: 31 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1946

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 13 in B flat minor, Op. 138
  • Notes: Farao Studio, München (06/12/2005-06/15/2005)
  • Running Time: 21 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1969-1970

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 14 in F sharp major, Op. 142
  • Notes: Farao Studio, München (06/12/2005-06/15/2005)
  • Running Time: 28 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1973

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 8 in C minor, Op. 110
  • Notes: Bayerischer Rundfunk, Studio 2, München (12/20/2004-12/23/2004)
  • Running Time: 21 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1960

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 12 in D flat major, Op. 133
  • Notes: Bayerischer Rundfunk, Studio 2, München (12/20/2004-12/23/2004)
  • Running Time: 29 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1968

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 4 in D major, Op. 83
  • Notes: Bayerischer Rundfunk, Studio 2, München (10/08/2001-10/11/2001)
  • Running Time: 25 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1949

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 11 in F minor, Op. 122
  • Notes: Bayerischer Rundfunk, Studio 2, München (10/08/2001-10/11/2001)
  • Running Time: 16 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1966

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 9 in E flat major, Op. 117
  • Notes: Bayerischer Rundfunk, Studio 2, München (10/08/2001-10/11/2001)
  • Running Time: 26 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1964

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 1 in C major, Op. 49
  • Notes: Bayerischer Rundfunk, Studio 2, München (12/20/2004-12/23/2004)
  • Running Time: 14 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1938

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 10 in A flat major, Op. 118
  • Notes: Bayerischer Rundfunk, Studio 2, München (05/08/2005-05/11/2005)
  • Running Time: 23 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1964

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Quartet for Strings no 15 in E flat minor, Op. 144
  • Notes: Bavaria Studio, München (05/25/2005-05/27/2005)
  • Running Time: 37 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1974