Aphorisms

Dmitry Shostakovich

Aphorisms

Op. 13

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After the brilliant debut of his lyrical and tragic First Symphony in May of 1926, and the astounding premiere of his brutal and modernist First Piano Sonata in December of the same year, Shostakovich took his music into an entirely different direction with the Aphorisms written between February and April 1927. Shostak... read more

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