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View Diary: Thursday Classical Music OPUS 36: Shostakovich Symphony #5 in D (38 comments)

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  •  Well, in truth, I think is my fault, I'm (2+ / 0-)
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    Dumbo, commonmass

    in the midst of a rather large download at the moment and don't want to break it off. But I'm listening to it on iTunes right now.

    I did wait through the rape scene in Lady McBeth till the glissando. I find it one of the most disturbing and problematic scenes in all opera. But the music is terrific.

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