Dmitri Shostakovich in Russia - at the end of the 1960's

from Story of a Friendship. The letters of Dmitry Shostakovich to Isaak Glikman with a commentary by Isaak Glikman- 1941-1975, page 160:

The day before I went into hospital I was listening to Mussorgsky’s 'Songs and Dances of Death', and idea of addressing the question of death finally came to fruition in me.
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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. 160. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431432361040 accessed: 21 November, 2017

location of experience: Russia

Listeners

Dmitri Shostakovich
Composer, Pianist
1906-1975

Listening to

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Songs and Dances of Death
written by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of the 1960's
Medium playback

Notes

Letter from Dmitri Shostakovich to Isaak Glikman, 19 March 1969, Moscow.


Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 12 May 2015 13:06:01 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 16:26:35 +0000