Shostakovich The War Symphonies Gergiev

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shostakovich

the war symphonies
symphonies 4-9
Kirov Orchestra, Mariinsky Theatre,
St Petersburg
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Valery Gergiev
Int. Release 03 Oct. 2005
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5 CDs 0289 470 8412 9 pm5 Philips DDD


Track List

CD 1: Shostakovich: Symphony No.4 in C minor, Op.43

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 - 1975)
Symphony No.4 in C minor, Op.43

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0:00
12:54

Kirov Orchestra, St Petersburg, Valery Gergiev

Total Playing Time: 1:04:13

CD 2: Shostakovich: Symphony No.5 in D minor, Op.47

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 - 1975)
Symphony No.5 in D minor, Op.47

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0:00
14:44

Kirov Orchestra, St Petersburg, Valery Gergiev

Total Playing Time: 47:58

CD 3: Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos.6 & 9

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 - 1975)
Symphony No.6 in B minor, Op.54

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18:52

Symphony No.9 in E flat, Op.70

Kirov Orchestra, St Petersburg, Valery Gergiev

Total Playing Time: 57:59

CD 4: Shostakovich: Symphony No.7 "Leningrad"

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 - 1975)
Symphony No.7, Op.60 - "Leningrad"

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0:00
18:01

Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Valery Gergiev

Total Playing Time: 1:18:49

CD 5: Shostakovich: Symphony No.8 in C minor, Op.65

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 - 1975)
Symphony No.8 in C minor, Op.65

1.
0:00
25:35

4.
0:00
10:48

Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre, Valery Gergiev

Total Playing Time: 1:03:14

There isn't a dead bar or an under-articulated phrase in Gergiev's Shostakovich.