The Borodin Quartet deliver Shostakovich's String Quartets Nos 4, 6 and 9

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Album title:
Shostakovich
Composer(s):
Shostakovich
Works:
String Quartets Nos 4, 6 and 9
Performer:
Borodin Quartet
Label:
Praga
Catalogue Number:
PRD 250 331 (1966)
Performance:
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Recording:
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Reviewer:
BBC Music Magazine
The Borodin Quartet deliver Shostakovich's String Quartets Nos 4, 6 and 9

Nothing dulcet about these recordings, especially when violins soar. But the players know Shostakovich’s moods inside out, and deliver them with clear textures, crisp articulation, and plenty of Russian soul.

Geoff Brown

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