Very good indeed of this beuatiful and dramatic Quintet's first movement, the prelude. However, I am pretty certain it should be Op.57 and no.47
I have nothing to complain about as the pianist as well as the 2 violin players, the viola player and the cellist are doing a very good job. I would very much like to here the other 4 movements and especially the difficult fugue.
The Quintet is his most popular chamber work and I think the scherzo is the most well known and appears in movies etc. The Quintet was performed first time in Moscow with Shostakovich himself at the piano and won the Stalin prize in 1941. The layout is as follows:
I have put up the recording on the site and am awaiting a biography of Carmelo Giudice.