Dmitri Shostakovich in Russia - February, 1942

from Story of a Friendship. The letters of Dmitry Shostakovich to Isaak Glikman with a commentary by Isaak Glikman- 1941-1975, page 8:

The saga continues. The Bolshoy Theatre Orchestra is rehearsing my rather long Seventh Symphony outstandingly well. Yesterday was the first full orchestral play-through of the first and second movements. It made a great impression on me and for half a day I rejoiced over my baby.
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Dmitri Shostakovich / Isaac Glikman, Story of a Friendship. The letters of Dmitry Shostakovich to Isaak Glikman with a commentary by Isaak Glikman (Queen Square, London, 2001), p. 8. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431382403946 accessed: 24 September, 2017

location of experience: Russia

Listeners

Dmitri Shostakovich
Composer, Pianist
1906-1975

Listening to

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Shostakovich's Seventh Symphony
written by Dmitri Shostakovich

Experience Information

Date/Time February, 1942
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Notes

Letter from Dmitri Shostakovich to Isaac Glikman, 6 February 1942, Kuybïshev


Originally submitted by verafonte on Mon, 11 May 2015 23:13:24 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 16:03:05 +0000