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Shostakovich's 'Leningrad'

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Shostakovich's 'Leningrad'

Shostakovich's 'Leningrad'

Shostakovich's 'Leningrad'

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Robert Siegel talks with Russian conductor Valery Gergiev, who has just released a new recording of Shostakovich's massive 7th Symphony, "The Leningrad." It features the combined forces of two orchestras, the Kirov Orchestra and the Rotterdam Philharmonic.