Great Russian String Quartets: Borodin, Glazunov, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich / Borodin SQ; Shostakovich SQ; American SQ
6 CD / Musical Concepts / 2015-10-16Works: Alexander Borodin: Quartet for Strings no 1 in A major; Quartet for Strings no 2 in D major; Alexander Glazunov: Quartet for Strings no 3 in G major ("Slavonic"), Op. 26; Quartet for Strings no 5 in ...
Ensemble: American String Quartet; Borodin String Quartet; Shostakovich String Quartet
Movement-by-movement comparison makes it clear that the Borodins win hands down. Their internal balance at every point is irreproachable.
Recording information: Moscow (05/24/1982/05/25/1982); Studio 1 of Moscow Radio (05/24/1982/05/25/1982); The American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, (05/24/1982/05/25/1982); The State Radi...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2012-03-13Works: Alexander Glazunov: Quartet for Strings no 3 in G major ("Slavonic"), Op. 26; Idyll for Horn and Strings; Quartet for Strings no 4 in A minor, Op. 64
Performers: EB, Christoph [Horn]
Ensemble: Zemlinsky Quartet
Composer, conductor and teacher Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936) served as director of the Saint Petersburg Conservatory between 1905 and 1928. A student of Balakirev and Rimsky-Korsakov,...continue...
Recording information: Martinek Studio, Prague (2011-09-04_2011-09-05&2011-)....continue...