2019 Student Research Conference:
32nd Annual Student Research Conference

Shostakovich String Quartet No. 3 Mov 1, Blithe Ignorance of the Future Cataclysm

Meredith J. Harrach*, Hunter H. Takamiya, Adam M. Barker, and Grace Chang
Dr. Brian Kubin, Faculty Mentor

The President's String Quartet will perform the first movement of Dmitri Shostakovich's string quartet no. 3. We will then each discuss the movement, the meaning behind it, some of the theory, and the historical context of what Shostakovich was going through at the time of the piece's composition. 

Keywords: Shostakovich, Quartet, Fascism, Music


Presentation Type: Performance Art

Session: 313-3
Location: OP Performance Hall
Time: 2:10

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