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SHOSTAKOVICH, D.: Symphonies, Vol. 6 - Symphonies Nos. 6 and 12 (Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Petrenko)

    











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The Triumph of the Good – Jeremy Siepmann interviews Vasily Petrenko

SHOSTAKOVICH, D.: Symphonies, Vol. 6 - Symphonies Nos. 6 and 12 (Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Petrenko)

Shostakovich’s Sixth and Twelfth Symphonies both had their origins in large-scale projects about Lenin, though the Sixth was eventually to emerge as one of the composer’s most abstract and idiosyncratic symphonies. The long, intensely lyrical and meditative slow movement that opens the work is one of the composer’s most striking. The Twelfth, one of the least played of Shostakovich’s symphonies in the West, became less a celebration of Lenin’s legacy than a chronological depiction of events during the Bolshevik Revolution. ‘The playing is fabulously crisp and committed, while the interpretations combine atmosphere and a sense of proportion—to the benefit of the youthful First, which receives an eerily effective performance, free of exaggeration.’ (Financial Times on Naxos 8.572396 / Symphonies Nos. 1 and 3)

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Shostakovich, Dmitry

  Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 54
1.   I. Largo 00:19:45
2.   II. Allegro 00:05:54
3.   III. Presto 00:07:09
  Symphony No. 12 in D Minor, Op. 112, "The Year of 1917"
4.   I. Revolutionary Petrograd 00:12:40
5.   II. Razliv 00:10:44
6.   III. Aurora 00:03:31
7.   IV. The Dawn of Humanity 00:09:55

Total Playing Time: 01:09:38






Composer(s):
Shostakovich, Dmitry

Conductor(s):
Petrenko, Vasily

Orchestra(s):
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.572658

Barcode: 747313265879

Physical Release: 10/2011

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