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Shostakovich: Symphony No 13 / Solti, Anthony Hopkins, Et Al


Release Date: 01/30/2009 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 444791   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Sir Anthony HopkinsSergei Alexashkin
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony OrchestraChicago Symphony Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This selection includes the five Yevgeny Yevtushenko's poems which were set to music by Dmitri Shostakovich in his 13th Symphony. They are read by Anthony Hopkins. This selection includes the five Yevgeny Yevtushenko's poems which were set to music by Dmitri Shostakovich in his 13th Symphony. They are read by Anthony Hopkins. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 13 in B flat minor, Op. 113 "Babi Yar" by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Sir Anthony Hopkins (Spoken Vocals), Sergei Alexashkin (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra,  Chicago Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; USSR 

Sound Samples

Babi Yar (poem) English translation by George Reavey
Symphony No.13, Op.113"Babi Yar": 1. Adagio - "Babi Yar"
Humour (poem) English translation by George Reavey
Symphony No.13, Op.113"Babi Yar": 2. Allegretto - "Humour"
In the Store (poem) English translation by Andrew Huth
Fears (poem) English translation by George Reavey
A Career (poem) English translation by George Reavey
Symphony No.13, Op.113"Babi Yar": 3. Adagio - "In the Store"
Symphony No.13, Op.113"Babi Yar": 4. Largo - "Fears"
Symphony No.13, Op.113"Babi Yar": 5. Allegretto - "A Career"

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