Festive Overture by Dmitri Shostakovich

Festive Overture

Dmitri Shostakovich
Born: 25 September 1906, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Nationality: Russian
Died: 9 August 1975, Moscow, Russia

Dmitri Shostakovich 1906-1975

Shostakovich was a composer and pianist who became internationally known following his First Symphony premiered in 1926. He was regarded as a major composer of his lifetime. Shostakovich combined various musical techniques within his works and his compositions are known for their sharp contrasts, ambivalent tonality, and elements of the grotesque

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