Leningrad

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Brian Moynahan sets Dmitri Shostakovich's Seventh Symphony against the tragic canvas of the siege of Leningrad and the years of repression and terror that preceded it. He describes the purges of the 1930s; the Nazi invasion of 1941 and the terrible deprivations of the siege; and the night of 9 August 1942, when the Symphony was premiered in the city and broadcast to the world.

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Leningrad

Leningrad

Siege and Symphony

Hardback560pp Illustrated235x160mm

9780802123169     Product Code: 223303

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Brian Moynahan sets Dmitri Shostakovich's Seventh Symphony against the tragic canvas of the siege of Leningrad and the years of repression and terror that preceded it. He describes the purges of the 1930s; the Nazi invasion of 1941 and the terrible deprivations of the siege; and the night of 9 August 1942, when the Symphony was premiered in the city and broadcast to the world.

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