7th Symphony

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7th Symphony

The concert was to take place, and it took place. Old musicians, good professionals at the top level for many years, were gathered. Soldiers, who had once playing musical instruments, were called from the front to Leningrad.

7th ( Leningrad ) symphony

70 years ago, August 9, 1942, in the siege of Leningrad the Seventh Symphony composed in c major Dmitri Shostakovich, which was later called "Leningrad"was performed. This work has inspired people for centuries and remains as a reminder of the power of man and of his constant and strong desire to live.

Authors: Sergeeva Polina and Ivanova Anastasia ( guimnasium 105, 7 class, teacher: Vereshkina Tatyana Georgievna)

"We are all now on combat duty. Soviet musicians, my dear and numerous colleagues in arms, my friends! Remember that our art faces great danger. Let us protect our music, let us work honestly and devotedly! " Shostacovich

And after so many years in 2009 year a monument to Shostakovich in Vyborgsky district was open.


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