Music Born Of Fear Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5


INVESTIGATING specific compositional techniques Shostakovich uses can help us better understand his musical language.

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Peter (not verified)
June 26, 2011

Could have used a better symphonic library to give this example. Yes. I believe this is how to broaden the emotional field and give depth to the melodies in the piece. Halion Symphonic Orchestra or the Vienna Symphonic Orchestra might have been more suitable.

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