Borodin, Weinberg & Shostakovich - String Quartets | Channel Classics CCS40919

Borodin, Weinberg & Shostakovich - String Quartets

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Label: Channel Classics

Cat No: CCS40919

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Chamber

Release Date: 12th April 2019

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Alexander Borodin composed one of the most popular successful pieces in the romantic quartet repertoire, probably because it is a sort of love letter dedicated to Borodin's wife Ekaterina. Dmitri Shostakovich composed an autobiography in music: after twenty-five years of 'inner emigration' he allowed himself once more to be personal, even if only in words to the wise. And the third composer on this recording was considered a well-kept secret of the Soviet Union for long for the western world: Moisei Vainberg, or (likewise in Russian) Mieczyslaw Weinberg.

Dragon Quartet:
- Ning Feng (violin)
- Wang Xiaomao (violin)
- Zheng Wenxiao (viola)
- Qin Liwei (cello)

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