Shostakovich

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Chamber Symphonies – Dmitri Shostakovitch
Eine kleine Symphonie (Quartet No. 1), Op. 49a: III. Allegro molto From Chamber Symphonies – Dmitri Shostakovitch (2015) Released by Harmonia Mundi Shostakovitch: Eine kleine Symphonie (Quartet No. 1), Op. 49a: III. Allegro moltoA decade after its debut performance of
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Shostakovich and The (Soviet) Golden Age
Joseph Stalin was not a particularly nice man! Once he had consolidated near-absolute power in the 1930’s, he ruthlessly eliminated any opposition. That meant banishing “counter-revolutionary infiltrators” to the Gulag labour camps, deported nonconformists to the furthest regions of the
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Shostakovich/Schubert – Rothko/Schiele: Music and Art
A recent concert by the distinguished Emerson String Quartet (Eugene Drucker, violin; Philip Setzer, violin; Lawrence Dutton, viola; Paul Watkins, cello) at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. paired Dmitri Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 15 in E-flat minor, Op. 144
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Dimitri Shostakovich – Sonata No. 2 and 24 Preludes
Shostakovich: Preludes op.34 – V. Allegro vivace From Dimitri Shostakovich – Sonata No. 2 and 24 Preludes Released by Outhere Music Shostakovich: Preludes op.34 – V. Allegro vivaceRecorded in Flagey’s unsurpassable Studio N4 in Brussels, here’s the first CD of
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From Russia with a Cello
Britten, Shostakovich, Rostropovich
In 1935, Benjamin Britten spoke rather despairingly of the musical scene in the 20th century. “The real musicians are so few & far between, aren’t they? Apart from Berg, Stravinsky, Schoenberg and Bridge one is a bit stumped for names,
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Dmitri Shostakovich – Cello Concerto no.1 / Sonata for Cello and Piano op.40
Moderato for Cello and Piano Emmanuelle Bertrand, cello Pascal Amoyel, piano BBC National Orchestra of Wales Pascal Rophé From Dmitri Shostakovich – Cello Concerto no.1 Sonata for Cello and Piano op.40 (2013) Released by Harmonia Mundi Shostakovich: Moderato for Cello
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Beethoven and Shostakovich 9th
Leonard Slatkin conducts Shostakovich and Beethoven: 2 Ninth SymphoniesOrchestre National de Lyon, The Gulbenkian Choir, Manuela Uhl, Bea Robein,Christian Elner, Morten Frank Larsen29 June 2012, Auditorium de Lyon Watch the concert Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125, “Choral”
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Shostakovich: Piano Concertos Sonata for Violin and Piano op. 134
Concerto no.1 for Piano, Trumpet and String Orchestra Op.35 – Lento Alexander Melnikov, piano Isabelle Faust, violin Jeroen Berwaerts, trumpet Mahler Chamber Orchestra Teodor Currentzis, conductor From Shostakovich: Piano Concertos Sonata for Violin and Piano op. 134 (2012) Released by
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