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Shostakovich Symphony No. 5 DIGITAL DOWNLOAD

Release January 8, 2008

© Chicago Symphony Orchestra 2008
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Length: 42:04

$7.99

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The Chicago Tribune described the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s September 2006 CSO performance of Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5 under the direction of Myung-Whun Chung as an “absorbing” account, with “playing of admirable gravity, depth, commitment and power.” Now available as the first digital-only release from CSO Resound, the recording of this performance, honoring the centennial of the composer’s birth, brilliantly captures both the dark sarcasm and triumphant radiance of one of Shostakovich’s most popular works.

A champion of Shostakovich's music, CSO Principal Conductor Bernard Haitink leads the Fourth Symphony, a dark and emotionally, groundbreaking work. It's often the case that great art emerges through great suffering. In Shostakovich's Soviet Union, darkened by the shadow of Stalin, music was essential—it expressed the ideas and feelings of a people that otherwise had no voice. Yet the Fourth Symphony lay dormant, unperformed, for 25 years after its completion. This stunning symphony is now recognized as one of the composer’s boldest and most brilliant scores.

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Myung-Whun Chung, conductor

1. Moderato (18:11)
2. Allegretto (5:01)
3. Largo (5:13)
4. Allegro non troppo (13:39)

Total time 52:04

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This CSO Resound release is underwritten by a generous gift from Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Smykal.

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Length: 13:39

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