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Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8 / Rozhdestvensky, London PO

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>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Symphony no 8 in C minor, Op. 65

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>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Symphony no 8 in C minor, Op. 65
Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Shostakovich's Eighth Symphony is a powerful work and today stands not only as a chilling reminder of some of the darkest days of the 20th century, but also as a reminder of Shostakovich's acute musical imagination and craftsmanship. Gennady Rozhdestvensky conducts the London Philharmonic Orchestra in this live 1983 concert recording from Royal Festival Hall.

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Recording information: Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, London (10/30/1983).



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>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Symphony no 8 in C minor, Op. 65
  • Conductor: Gennady Rozhdestvensky
  • Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1943.
  • Running Time: 59 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1943
  • Studio/Live: Live