String Quartet No. 10 (Shostakovich)

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Dmitri Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 10 in A-flat major, op. 118, was composed in 1964. It was premiered by the Beethoven Quartet and is dedicated to his close friend Mieczysław (Moisei) Weinberg.

The work has four movements:

  1. Andante
  2. Allegretto furioso
  3. Adagio -
  4. Allegretto - Andante

Playing time is approximately 22 minutes.