Dmitri Shostakovich in Saint Petersburg - in the beginning of the 1900's
from Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times, page 11:
Until I began to learn to play the piano I expressed no desire to learn, although I did feel a certain interest in music. Sometimes when a quartet was playing next door I would listen with my ear to the wall.
Dmitri Shostakovich, and L. Grigoryev and Ya. Platek (ed.), Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times (Moscow, 1981), p. 11. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1451561686065 accessed: 2 March, 2024
Listening tohide composers
|in the beginning of the 1900's
|in private, indoors, solitary