>Jim Tobin references Shostakovich's fourth string quartet, and some
>cicumstances attending its early performances. I'd like to clarify his
>reference by quoting from Elizabeth Wilson's "Shostakovich: A Life
>Remembered", who in turn quotes from Valentin Berlinksy, cellist of the
Larry has helped me recover my reference, which was Stormy Applause:
Making Music in a Worker's State (1989), by Rostislav Dubinsky [Dubinskii],
who was, I believe, first violinist of the Borodin Quartet, as I said.
Now I am going to have to retrieve that book from the library to compare
my memory with the text and with Larry's.