Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7 'Leningrad' - Andrew Walton (edakka); Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; Vasily Petrenko (conductor)

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Always one of the most popular of Dmitry Shostakovich's symphonies, the Symphony No. 7 in C major was premiered in 1942 and used as propaganda for the Soviet effort in World War II. Yet Shostakovich's own intentions for the piece remain enigmatic, despite his stated purpose that it represents Russian resistance in the face of Nazi aggression. As ... Read More

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7 'Leningrad' 2013, Naxos

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