Film, Narrative, and Shostakovich's Last Quartet

Burke, Richard N.
September 1999
Musical Quarterly;Fall99, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p413
Academic Journal
Offers a critique of Dmitri Shostakovich's last quartet, the Fifteenth String Quartet. Resemblance of Shostakovich's methods of connecting movements with techniques found in film; Different factors in the Fifteenth String Quartet that combine to suggest a narrative; Use of six movements in the quartet.


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