Shostakovich and Myaskovsky Symphonies
Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor Op. 47
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, Evgeny Mravinsky
Nikolai Mysakovsky: Symphony No. 15 in D minor Op. 38
USSR TV and Radio Large Symphony Orchestra, Kirill Kondrashin
This album comprises ’The Fifth Symphony’ of Soviet composer Nikolai Shostakovich and ’The Fifteenth Symphony’ of Nikolay Miaskovsky. The Shostakovich Fifth is brilliantly played by the Leningrad Philharmonic and conductor Evgeny Mravinsky. The Miakovsky Fifteenth is also given excellent treatment in a performance by the USSR TV and Radio Orchestra led by Kirill Kondrashin.
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