Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor Opus 37 Ludwig Van Beethoven Download 'Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor Opus 37' on iTunes
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Classical music's secrets and lies
Composing under the Soviet regime was contentious, and Shostakovich suffered as a result. In his fifth symphony, he pretended to subscribe to the ideals of Stalinism, but the overly grand music is laced with irony and latent criticism.