Tag Archives: Dmitry Shostakovich

Cowardice: Was Shostakovich a coward?

But it was not easy being a coward…. to be a coward was to embark on a career that lasted a lifetime. You couldn’t ever relax. You had to anticipate the next occasion when you would have to make excuses … Continue reading

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The Sweetest Music

Ethel Lillian Voynich’s book, The Gadfly, Centred on the brooding revolution, Where the oppressed in Russia Knew only inequity. Religion, Rebellion Revolution, contagious Swept from Russia into China In time the story was filmed. Dmitry Shostakovich composed The Opus 97, … Continue reading

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