Shostakovich: Symphony No. 13 "Babi Yar", Op. 113
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KHCD-2013-030FL (STEREO) - Shostakovich: Symphony No. 13 "Babi Yar", Op. 113 - Tom Krause, baritone; Male Chorus of the Mendelssohn Club, Philadelphia; Philadelphia Orchestra/Eugene Ormandy - First professional recording of Shostakovich's controversial 1962 "song-cycle" choral symphony, with settings of vernacular poems by Yevgeny Yevtushenko. This recording set the benchmark for subsequent performances and recordings, and remains the best available. A mint, very rare early pressing "thick" Dynaflex RCA LP was used for this transcription. This issue includes a .pdf download of the LP libretto insert.