Dmitri Shostakovich

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)

Nationality: Russian | Soviet
Born: September 25, 1906, St. Petersburg Died: August 9, 1975, Moscow (age 68)

String Quartet No. 11 in f minor, Op. 122

(for 2 violins, viola and cello)
2:15 I. Introduction. Andantino
2:44 II. Scherzo. Allegretto
1:16 III. Recitative. Adagio
1:17 IV. Etude. Allegro
1:03 V. Humoresque. Allegro
4:18 VI. Elegy. Adagio
3:46 VII. Finale. Moderato - Meno mosso - Moderato
Duration: 17 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1966, January 30 (age 59)
Dedication: To the memory of Vasily Shirinsky [second violinist of the Beethoven quartet, who died August 16, 1965]
3 recordings, 15 videos
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2:46
Borodin Quartet
I. Introduction. Andantino
3:00
Borodin Quartet
II. Scherzo. Allegretto
1:19
Borodin Quartet
III. Recitative. Adagio
1:13
Borodin Quartet
IV. Etude. Allegro
1:07
Borodin Quartet
V. Humoresque. Allegro
4:34
Borodin Quartet
VI. Elegy. Adagio
4:21
Borodin Quartet
VII. Finale. Moderato - Meno mosso - Moderato
2:20
Hagen Quartet
I. Introduction. Andantino
2:47
Hagen Quartet
II. Scherzo. Allegretto
1:10
Hagen Quartet
III. Recitative. Adagio
1:18
Hagen Quartet
IV. Etude. Allegro
1:06
Hagen Quartet
V. Humoresque. Allegro
4:27
Hagen Quartet
VI. Elegy. Adagio
4:08
Hagen Quartet
VII. Finale. Moderato - Meno mosso - Moderato
15:08
Kubin Quartet

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