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Valery Gergiev / Against Stalin [DVD]

Album Summary

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Symphony no 4 in C minor, Op. 43
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Symphony no 5 in D minor, Op. 47
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 54
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Symphony no 7 in C major, Op. 60 "Leningrad"
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Symphony no 8 in C minor, Op. 65
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Symphony no 9 in E flat major, Op. 70
Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

This DVD presents Larry Weinstein's award - winning film 'Shostakovich against stalin', Musical response.Described by the composer as his ''tombstones'', simphonies 4 to 9 represented the composer's waepons against Stalin's tyranny, and remain powerful testimony to a great artist's struggle against oppression. Shot on location in St Petersburg and Moscow, the film brings together archive film, personal recollections from shostakovich's family, friends and colleagues,and key extracts from the symphonies, performed by the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, conducted by Valery Gergiev.BERTUS.2006.

Notes & Reviews:

Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Country of Origin: USA



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>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Symphony no 4 in C minor, Op. 43
  • Conductor: Valery Gergiev
  • Ensemble: Kirov Theater Orchestra
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1935-1936

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Symphony no 5 in D minor, Op. 47 :: 1st movement - Excerpt(s)
  • Conductor: Valery Gergiev
  • Ensemble: Kirov Theater Orchestra
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1937

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 54 :: Excerpt(s)
  • Conductor: Valery Gergiev
  • Ensemble: Kirov Theater Orchestra
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1939

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Symphony no 7 in C major, Op. 60 "Leningrad" :: 1st movement, Allegretto
  • Conductor: Valery Gergiev
  • Ensemble: Kirov Theater Orchestra
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1941

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Symphony no 8 in C minor, Op. 65
  • Conductor: Valery Gergiev
  • Ensemble: Kirov Theater Orchestra
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1943

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Symphony no 9 in E flat major, Op. 70
  • Conductor: Valery Gergiev
  • Ensemble: Kirov Theater Orchestra
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1945