Dmitri Shostakovich

Two Pieces for String Octet, Op. 11

1924

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Author
Dmitri Shostakovich
Date
1924 Written
1925 Written
1928 First published
Publication Location Moscow, Vienna
Genre
Language Russian
Notes The Two Pieces (Prelude and Scherzo) for four violins, two violas and two cellos, Op. 11, were written in Leningrad in 1924 and 1925, respectively and first performed at the Mozart Concert Hall in Moscow on 9 January 1927. They were published jointly by the Music Section of Gosizdat, Moscow, and the Universal Edition, Vienna, in 1928.

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