String Quartet No.7

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Dmitry Shostakovich

String Quartet No.7 in F# minor

Op. 108

About this work...

Few composers have imparted as much pain and melancholy to their compositions as Dmitry Shostakovich. It was not so much that he sought out tragedy in life as a musical inspiration -- rather, tragedy and trouble seem regularly to have latched onto him. This 1960 work was dedicated to the memory of his first wife, Nina,... read more