Tag: Shostakovich

  • A Memoir of a Listener

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    Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich’s exceptional career was launched in 1926 with the premiereof his first symphony – his graduation piece. He quickly established himself at the forefront of young Soviet composers. In the years since, his music has been a major component in every symphony orchestra’s repertoire – classical music for those who claim to not…

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Past Article

Bob Teevan
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Bow-Wow was an early twentieth-century song sung by Vesta Victoria. If you know who she was, you’re far ahead of the pack. Miss Vesta was an English music hall singer who also did well in America using her self-styled comic laments told in a deadpan style. Thanks to postcards she is still remembered. What a hoot!

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