Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 8
- Extra Reading
A discussion with the Shostakovich scholar Professor David Fanning (Manchester University), linked to a performance of the Eighth Quartet during the forthcoming City of London Festival. What can be learned about Shostakovich's creative personality from this controversial work, with its subtexts, quotations and ciphers?
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This event was on Tue, 14 Jun 2005
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