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21/11/1937 Shostakovich's "5th Symphony" premieres in Lenningrad

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Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 - Pertti Pekkanen, Lahti Symphony Orchestra

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Shostakovich's 5th Symphony

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Leopold Stokowski conducts Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony (2nd mov) at Carnegie Hall, in 1947

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

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Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 "Revolution" 4th movement

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 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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