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Great Composers/Compositions: Shostakovich Plays Shostakovich – Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102

Dmitri Shostakovich
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102

Dmitri Shostakovich, piano movements:

  1. Allegtro (A jolly main theme)
  2. Andante (The second movement is subdued and romantic)
  3. Allegro (The finale is a lively dance in duple time)

Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française
André Cluytens, conductor

From Wikipedia

Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102, by Dmitri Shostakovich was composed in 1957 for his son Maxim’s 19th birthday. Maxim premiered the piece during his graduation at the Moscow Conservatory. It is an uncharacteristically cheerful piece, much more so than most of Shostakovich’s works.
The work is scored for solo piano, three flutes (third doubling piccolo), two oboes, two clarinets, two bassoons, four hornstimpanisnare drum andstrings.


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Tabakova Suite in Old Style part 2

Maxim Rysanov is performing a new exiting work by Dobrinka Tabakova Suite in Old Style

Sergey Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.1 in D flat major, op.10

Maxim Valkov conducts The St-Petersburg State Capella Orchestra.
Nikolay Mazhara, piano.

Quotation: Charles Dickens On trust

“Always suspect everybody.” That’s the maxim to go through life with!

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) Discuss