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Symphony No. 5

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Valery Gergiev introduces Shostakovich Symphony No 5

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Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 Op. 47 - Moderato (1/4)

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Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 Op. 47 - Allegretto (2/4)

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Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 Op. 47 - Largo (3/4)

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Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 Op. 47 - Allegro non troppo (4/4)

The Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47, by Dmitri Shostakovich is a work for orchestra composed between April and July 1937. Its first performance was on November 21, 1937, in Leningrad by the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra under Yevgeny Mravinsky. The premiere was a huge success and received an ovation that lasted well over half an hour.
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