Shostakovich* / Borodin Quartet (Original Members)* ‎– String Quartets 1 - 13

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Chandos ‎– CHAN 10064(4)
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4 × CD, Remastered
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String Quartet No.1 In C Major, Op.49 (1938) (13:49)
1-1 I: Moderato 4:31
1-2 II: Moderato 4:19
1-3 III: Allegro Molto 1:55
1-4 IV: Allegro 2:52
String Quartet No.3 In F Major, Op.73 (1946) (32:58)
1-5 I: Allegretto 6:43
1-6 II: Moderato Con Moto 5:18
1-7 III: Allegro Non Troppo 4:06
1-8 IV: Adagio 6:31
1-9 V: Moderato 10:08
String Quartet No.12 In D Flat, Op.133 (1968) (28:46)
1-10 I: Moderato 7:17
1-11 II: Allegro - Adagio - Moderato - Adagio - Moderato - Allegretto 21:24
String Quartet No.4 In D Major, Op.83 (1949) (25:12)
2-1 I: Allegretto 4:04
2-2 II: Andantino 7:00
2-3 III: Allegretto 3:54
2-4 IV: Allegretto 10:02
String Quartet No.5 In B Flat Major, Op.92 (1952) (29:34)
2-5 I: Allegro Non Troppo 10:54
2-6 II: Andante 8:10
2-7 III: Moderato - Allegretto 10:28
String Quartet No.6 In G Major, Op.101 (1956) (24:50)
2-8 I: Allegretto 6:58
2-9 II: Moderato Con Moto 4:42
2-10 III: Lento 5:56
2-11 IV: Lento - Allegretto 7:06
String Quartet No. 7 In F. Sharp Minor, Op.108 (1960) (11:52)
3-1 I: Allegretto 3:24
3-2 II: Lento 2:55
3-3 III: Allegro - Allegretto 5:32
String Quartet No.8 In C Minor, Op.110 (1960) (20:42)
3-4 I: Largo 4:52
3-5 II: Allegro Molto 2:51
3-6 III: Allegretto 4:13
3-7 IV: Largo 5:23
3-8 V: Largo 3:20
String Quartet No.9 In E Flat Major, Op. 117 (1964) (28:37)
3-9 I: Moderato Con Moto 4:13
3-10 II: Adagio 6:01
3-11 III: Allegretto 3:47
3-12 IV: Adagio 4:37
3-13 V: Allegro 9:56
String Quartet No.11 In F Minor, Op.122 (1966) (16:07)
3-14 I: Introduction. Andantino 2:14
3-15 II: Scherzo. Allegretto 2:41
3-16 III: Recitative. Adagio 1:22
3-17 IV: Etude. Allegro 1:18
3-18 V: Humoresque. Allegro 1:01
3-19 VI: Elegy. Adagio 4:14
3-20 VII: Conclusion. Moderato 3:14
String Quartet No.2 In A Major, Op.68 (1944) (36:08)
4-1 I: Overture. Moderato Con Moto 8:08
4-2 II: Recitative And Romance. Adagio 12:02
4-3 III: Waltz. Allegro 5:25
4-4 IV: Theme With Variations. Adagio 11:19
String Quartet No.10 In A Flat Major, Op.118 (1964) (23:50)
4-5 I: Andante 4:23
4-6 II: Allegretto Furioso 4:04
4-7 III: Adagio 6:16
4-8 IV: Allegretto 8:57
String Quartet No.13 In B Flat Minor, Op.138 (1970) (18:38)
4-9 Adagio - Doppio Movimento - Tempo Primo 19:56

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℗ 2003 © 2003
This incomplete cycle of quartets is recorded by the original Borodin Quartet (1953-74).
First issued in Russia on Melodiya LPs, quartets 1-11 (1967-1971) and later: (Shostakovich*, The Borodin Quartet* - The Complete String Quartets (Vol. 2 Nos. 6-11) & Shostakovich*, The Borodin Quartet* - The Complete String Quartets, Vol. 1 (Nos. 1-5).

Not to be confused with Melodyia-EMI edition recorded in the 80´s D. Shostakovich*, Borodin Quartet* - Complete Quartets and including String Quartets No. 14 & 15 not included here. Violinists Rostislav Dubinsky and Yaroslav Alexandrov left the group before they could record Shostakovich's then-recent, final two quartets and were replaced by Mikhail Kopelman and Andrei Abramenkov.

36-page booklet with texts in English, German and French.

Total Time:
CD 1: 75:51
CD 2: 79:54
CD 3: 77:44
CD 4: 78:55

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 95115 10642 6
  • Label Code: LC 7038
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 1): 13966 █ CD CHAN10064(4)-1
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 2): 13967 █ CD CHAN10064(4)-2
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 3): 13968 █ CD CHAN10064(4)-3
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 4): 13969 █ CD CHAN10064(4)-4
  • Rights Society: MCPS
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 1G16
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 1G09
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 1 & CD 3 - Variant 1): IFPI L622
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 2 - Variant 1): IFPI L623
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 4 - Variant 1 & 2): IFPI L621
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 1, CD 2, CD 3 - Variant 2): IFPI L621
  • SPARS Code: ADD

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