Tag: Shostakovich Quartet No. 3

  • Shostakovich Quartet No. 3 in F Major, Opus 73

    The Third String Quartet was Shostakovich’s only composition during the year 1946. He dedicated it to the members of the Beethoven Quartet, who gave the first performance in Moscow on their namesake’s 176th birthday, December 16, 1946. The mention of Beethoven is apt, for many observers have felt that this quartet, particularly in its heartfelt…

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