Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 6 ()

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composed by Dmitry Shostakovich

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Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 6 - Russian National Orchestra; Vladimir Jurowski (conductor)
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  1. Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10
  2. Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 54
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Although there have been dozens of recordings of Shostakovich's First and Sixth symphonies over the years, there is still a burning need for more recordings of both. Why? Simple: because both works are essentially inscrutable and no conductor has yet plumbed their enigmatic depths. After all, what's a conductor supposed to do with the First, a four-movement work that so thoroughly mixes irony and tragedy that it's often impossible to tell which is which? Or how about with the Sixth, a three-movement work that opens with a ...

Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 6 2006, Penta Tone

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