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Shostakovich – Symphonies Nos. 1 and 6

Russian National Orchestra

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In 2006, as it celebrates the 250th Birthday of Amadeus Mozart, the world seems to have forgotten that other world famous composers also celebrate important jubilees this year. One of these is the Russian composer Dmitry Shostakovich, born 100 years ago in St. Petersburg; a true musical anarchist who, at the age of 13, studied piano at the Petrograd Conservatory (under Leonid Nikolajew) and composition (under Maximilian Steinberg). For many years his creative artistic freedom was threatened and endangered by the soviet deskbound bureaucrats He fell under their calculating glare twice, once in 1936 and again in1948. The result was a remarkably ambiguous attitude of the composer. In the then current system he developed a sort of dual personality (although in reality Shostakovich never actually suffered under such a clinical problem). On the one hand the composer outwardly functioned and obeyed the socialist system but inwardly he undertook a personal emigration. He only confided this true attitude to his music. And because the party functionaries understood little from music, his choice was a good one.

Tracklist

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1.
Symphony No. 1 in F minor Op. 10 - Allegretto-Allegro non troppo
08:40
2.
Symphony No. 1 in F minor Op. 10 - Allegro
05:16
3.
Symphony No. 1 in F minor Op. 10 - Lento-Largo
09:54
4.
Symphony No. 1 in F minor Op. 10 - Allegro molto-Largo-Piu mosso-Presto
10:29
5.
Symphony No. 6 in B minor Op. 54 - Largo
20:08
6.
Symphony No. 6 in B minor Op. 54 - Allegro
05:15
7.
Symphony No. 6 in B minor Op. 54 - Presto
07:11

Total time: 01:06:53

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PTC5186068

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Cables

van den Hul

Mastering Equipment

B&W Nautilus

Microphones

Neumann KM 130, B&K 4006,4011

Conductors

Original Recording Format

Producer

Job Maarse

Recording Engineer

Erdo Groot, Roger de Schot

Recording location

DZZ Studio Moscow

Recording Software

Pyramix

Recording Type & Bit Rate

DSD64

Release DateApril 25, 2015

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