Shostakovich


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Shostakovich

Dmitri Dmitriyevich . 1906--75, Soviet composer, noted esp for his 15 symphonies and his chamber music
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To Pyke, Britten's early interest in Shostakovich was based on selective musical appeal reinforced by the extra-musical factor of Shostakovich's perceived "Russianness" (p.
Dimitri Shostakovich volunteered as a rooftop fire-watcher which gave him clear views of the incendiary and explosive bombing descending on his city.
Indeed, Shostakovich loved the Eighth and a sense of its significance never left him.
Para evitarlo, Shostakovich repudia la opera, coopera con las autoridades, jura lealtad a Stalin y compone musica "patriotica", "heroica" y "proletaria".
Described by the Daily Telegraph Australia as "the Russian grand masters", the Borodin Quartet's particular affinity with Russian repertoire is based on constant promotion, performances and recording of the pillars of Russian string quartet music -- Borodin, Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich, as well as Glinka, Stravinsky, Prokofiev and Schnittke.
The work and life of seminal twentieth-century Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich is intimately tethered to the jagged course of his country's political upheavals and war, from the twin revolutions of 1917, through the Great Terror of the 1930s, World War II, and the Cold War, in this biographical account masterfully penned at a reading level accessible to young adults, and even astute middle schoolers.
Throughout the constant struggle, composer Dmitri Shostakovich pens his pieces, providing hope and escape for his people and, in turn, the reader.
Leningrad was home to composer Dmitri Shostakovich, whose works taunted Stalin but were just shy of rebellion.
Weinberg was befriended by Shostakovich whose musical influence is plain; both works have a similar mixture of barbed wit tinged with romanticism.
A recording of Shostakovich Symphony No 13 (Babi Yar) in which the men of the choral society feature, has gone straight to number one in the official Specialist Classical Albums chart and number three in the Classical Artist Albums chart, following its release on September 29.
125, Shostakovich duly created his Cello Concerto No.
Arranged by Shostakovich at the end of World War II, you would hardly guess the warm, loving and nostalgic music is from a war-weary Soviet musician.