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The Story Behind Shostakovich's 'Festive Overture'

Jan 1, 2020
Originally published on January 1, 2020 1:12 pm

Classical music expert Fran Hoepfner (@franhoepfner) joins Here & Now’s Robin Young to discuss the dark time in Soviet history, which informs Dmitri Shostakovich’s “Festive Overture.”

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