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Shostakovich - Symphony No.7 'Leningrad'

Composer Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Mark Wigglesworth, conductor
Period Contemporary
Catalogue Number BIS-873 CD
EAN 7318590008737
Format CD
Release date Apr 1997
Total time 79'22

"This piece is not about Hitler. It is not even really about Stalin. Its timelessness and its greatness is its constant relevance. The tragedy of this piece is that there will always be tyrants, there will always be suffering. What the piece offers is the hope that despite that, the human spirit will never be broken. Evil will always be present, but so will humanity's constant ability to be able to resist it" (Mark Wigglesworth).
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  Dmitri Shostakovich
  Symphony No.7 in C major, Op.60 'Leningrad' 78'48
01 1. Allegretto 29'03
02 2. Moderato (poco allegretto) 12'09
03 3. Adagio; Trio: Moderato risoluto - attacca - 19'06
04 4. Allegro non troppo 18'30
  Album total 79'22
ComposerShostakovich, Dmitri
OrchestraBBC National Orchestra of Wales
ConductorWigglesworth, Mark

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