"Most important, historically, is the Moscow recording of the original 1962 version of Shostakovich's Symphony No.13 (with the bass Vitaly Gromadsky), using Yevtushenko's (pre-censored) text commemorating the massacre of Jews at Babi Yar... Yevtushenko's original ('I feel myself a Jew'), was what the anti-Semitic Soviet government would have no truck with. So it's significant this is once again made available, especially in such a memorably intense performance." (Gramophone)
"Most important, historically, is the Moscow recording of the original 1962 version of Shostakovich's Symphony No.13 (with the bass Vitaly Gromadsky), using Yevtushenko's (pre-censored) text commemorating the massacre of Jews at Babi Yar... Yevtushenko's original ('I feel myself a Jew'), was what the anti-Semitic Soviet government would have no truck with. So it's significant this is once again made available, especially in such a memorably intense performance." (Gramophone)
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Format: CD
Label: ALTO
Rel. Date: 10/09/2020
UPC: 5055354414220

Shostakovich: Sym 13 Babi Yar / Incidental Music
Artist: Kirill Kondrashin / Moscow Philharmonic
Format: CD
New: Available 10.98
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DISC: 1

1. Shostakovich: Incidental music for King Lear, Op.58a; Return from the hunt
2. At the hut
3. In regans castle
4. The camp
5. March
6. Trumpets
7. Cordelias Ballad
8. Shostakovich: symphony No.13 Babi Yar for bass,chorus and orchestra, Op.113;Babi Yar
9. Humour
10. The the shop
11. Terror
12. Quarry

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"Most important, historically, is the Moscow recording of the original 1962 version of Shostakovich's Symphony No.13 (with the bass Vitaly Gromadsky), using Yevtushenko's (pre-censored) text commemorating the massacre of Jews at Babi Yar... Yevtushenko's original ('I feel myself a Jew'), was what the anti-Semitic Soviet government would have no truck with. So it's significant this is once again made available, especially in such a memorably intense performance." (Gramophone)

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