String Quartet No. 1, Op. 49 (Set of Parts). Composed by Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). For String Quartet (Parts). DSCH. 44 pages. Published by DSCH (HL.50484232).
Dmitri Shostakovich's 15 string quartets are among the jewels of chamber music literature. The retail prices on these DSCH editions are much more affordable than previous editions. String Quartet No. 1 in C Major dates from 1935. String Quartet No. 2 in A Major (50484234) was composed in 1944. The scores are full size (9 x 12) and easy to read, as opposed to smaller study scores.