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Dvorak / Haydn / Shostakovich: String Quartets

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String Quartet N. 5 In D Major Op. 76: Allegretto
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String Quartet N. 5 In D Major Op. 76: Cantabile E Mesto
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String Quartet N. 5 In D Major Op. 76: Menuetto
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String Quartet N. 5 In D Major Op. 76: Presto
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String Quartet In F Major Op. 96 "American": Allegro Ma Non Troppo
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String Quartet In F Major Op. 96 "American": Lento
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String Quartet In F Major Op. 96 "American": Molto Vivace
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String Quartet In F Major Op. 96 "American": Vivace Ma Non Troppo
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String Quartet N. 8 In C Minor Op. 110: Largo
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String Quartet N. 8 In C Minor Op. 110: Allegro Molto
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String Quartet N. 8 In C Minor Op. 110: Allegretto
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String Quartet N. 8 In C Minor Op. 110: Largo
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String Quartet N. 8 In C Minor Op. 110: Largo
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Gavin Borchert

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Gavin Borchert is a composer and music critic living in Seattle.

12.28.07
Quartetto Cassoviae, Dvorak / Haydn / Shostakovich: String Quartets
2000 | Label: Azzurra Music / The Orchard

Contained on this disc is a mini-history of the string quartet itself: an elegant, buoyant piece (1799) by Franz Josef Haydn, a pioneer of the form; a fragrantly tuneful example (1893) by Antonin Dvorak, written under the influence of American folksong; and a bitter, semi-autobiographical work (1960) by Dmitri Shostakovich, reflective of his state of mind during a life lived under Soviet oppression. The Quartetto Cassoviae's performance of this last quartet is perhaps the disc's… read more »

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I like these quartets of Haydn and Dvorak very match. But Shostakovich's quartets i don't like at all. His music is too difficult.