Notes & Reviews:
Written in 1943 to express the emotional experience of the Soviet people and to reflect the terrible tragedy of the Second World War, this seminal work was singled out for censure by the Communist Party Central Committee in 1948.
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Works DetailsShostakovich, Dmitri : Symphony no 8 in C minor, Op. 65
- Conductor: Bernard Haitink
- Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
- Notes: Composition written: 1943.
- Running Time: 61 min. 13 sec.
- Period Time: Modern
- Form: Orchestral
- Written: 1943