String Quartet No. 6
October 7, 1956. Leningrad. Glinka Small Hall; October 23, 1956 - Moscow in the Small Hall of the Conservatoire by the Beethoven Quartet.
1957. Score, “Sovietskii kompozitor” Publishers, Moscow.
Hand-written score is in the Russian State Archive for Literature and Art (Stack 2048, Inv. 2, Items 11 and 12).
In G Major
II. Moderato con moto
Quartet No. 6 was written in 1956 (August 7–31).
The premiere took place on October 7, 1956 in Leningrad, in the Small Hall named after M.I. Glinka, at the author's concert dedicated to the fiftieth anniversary of Shostakovich. On October 23 of the same year, the quartet was played by the Beethoven Quartet in Moscow, in the Small Hall of the Conservatory.
- Borodin Quartet: M. Kopelman, A. Abramenkov, D. Shebalin, V. Berlinsky 1981 // Melody C10 19535 003, 1983
- Borodin Quartet: R. Dubinsky, Y. Alexandrov, D. Shebalin, V. Berlinsky 1967 // Melody C 01435-6, 1967