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Maxim Shostakovich finds meaning in his father's Symphony No. 7

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Shostakovich at 100: The Composer at War

Shostakovich at 100: The Composer at War

Maxim Shostakovich finds meaning in his father's Symphony No. 7

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Symphony no. 7, "Leningrad"--1st Movement

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This week, Performance Today looks at the life and times of Russian composer Dmitry Shostakovich. He had his own personal wars with the Soviet government, but when the entire country was at risk in WWII, Shostakovich rallied for the cause with his great "Leningrad" Symphony, his Symphony No. 7.

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Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7, Op. 60
Artist
Maxim Shostakovich
Label
Collins
Released
1993

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