Dmitri Shostakovich

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Noun1.Dmitri Shostakovich - Russian composer best known for his fifteen symphonies (1906-1975)
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The great Soviet composer Dmitry Shostakovich highly appreciated the music of his pupil.
(7.) David Rabinovich, Dmitry Shostakovich, composer, trans.
At that concert, Gergiev conducted Dmitry Shostakovich's 7th Symphony, which was famously performed in Leningrad, the former name for Saint Petersburg, as the city was under siege from Nazi forces in the Second World War.
The West was late to the Schnittke scene: he had been famous throughout Eastern Europe throughout the 1970s and 1980s, and had long been touted as one of Dmitry Shostakovich's rightful musical heirs.
Even though the Smetana Trio primarily focus on performing Romantic pieces, their latest CD features works by two towering figures of 20th-century music: Maurice Ravel and Dmitry Shostakovich. The disc is the very first recorded by the ensemble in the new line-up (the year before last, the violinist Jana Vona'Skova-Novakova was replaced by Jiff Vodidka).
Some scores were damaged despite the rescue, including the one to Dmitry Shostakovich's Symphony No.
Manuscripts by Russia's Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Sergei Rachmaninov and Dmitry Shostakovich are widely represented in the archive.
A frustrated writer at the beginning Petya is jealous of the success of his neighbor Dmitry Shostakovich. The iconic composer is modest private and mildly dismayed by the Communist Party's denunciation of his music as overly formalist.