REINHOLD GLIÈRE (1875-1956): String Octet in D, Op. 5, REYNALDO HAHN (1874-1947): Piano Quintet in F Sharp Minor, DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH (1906-1975): 2 Pieces for String Octet, Op. 11.
Catalogue Number: 10V037
Description: The main event here is the 1900 octet by Gliere, still a student at the time and full of youthful, Romantic verve. The work (four movements and 25 minutes long) soon gained immense popularity in Russia. Various performers.