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Andris Nelsons/Boston Symphony - Shostakovich: 5, 8, & 9 Makes WRTI's Summertime Roundup

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WRTI's Mark Pinto fills us in on the latest classical music CDs Saturdays at 5 pm on Classical New Releases. Here are five newly released recordings he recommends. Take a look!

Boston Symphony Orchestra, Shostakovich Under Stalin's Shadow: Symphonies 5, 8, 9 - Riveting orchestral playing and spectacular sound add up to a knockout Shostakovich recording by the Boston Symphony. Critically acclaimed for their previous recording of the Tenth Symphony, the orchestra turns in some of the most cohesive, edge-of-the-seat playing you're likely to experience, in these live concert performances of the composer's triumphant Fifth, tragic Eighth, and easy-going Ninth symphonies.

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