|Shostakovich Overture on Russian
& Kirghiz Folk Themes.
Symphony No. 1
Maksim Shostakovich/Yuri Aranovich Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra
Angel/Melodiya SR 40192 A/B £10.00
"The first symphony is to my mind a perfect work, and what mortal can improve on that?"
"It is dramatic, intense lyrical and yet essentially non-Romantic... I have heard dressier performances of this music but I've never encountered one which impressed and convinced me more quickly and more thoroughly"