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Shostakovich's String Quartet number 8

Part of the Musical Thoughts and Afterthoughts lecture series.


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?


Speaker(s):

Professor Adrian Thomas | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

14 June 2005 at 1:00 pm

Duration:

1 hour

 

Venue:

Gresham College
Barnard's Inn Hall
Holborn
London
EC1N 2HH
+44 20 78 31 05 75
http://www.gresham.ac.uk

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