SHOSTAKOVICH The War Symphonies Gergiev

DMITRI 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

2.
12:54

4.
6:23

5.
13:23

6.
7:26

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

1.
16:25

2.
5:13

3.
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

1.
18:52

2.
6:46

3.
6:40

Symphony No. 9 in E flat major, Op. 70

4.
5:53

5.
6:47

6.
4:15

7.
2:16

8.
6:30

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 in C Major, Op. 60 "Leningrad"

1.
27:33

3.
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.
25:35

2.
5:58

4.
10:48

5.
14:40

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.