Dmitri Shostakovich composed Leningrad after Nazi forces surrounded the city. The symphony rallied his fellow citizens when it was performed in 1942—during one the longest and harshest sieges in history. Author’s note. Source notes. Bibliography. Index. Black-and-white photographs and illustrations.
Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad (Audiobook)Book Verdict
ISBN: 9781511367790 Format: Audio Book Edition: - Publisher: Brilliance Genre: Nonfic