Something to listen to: Shostakovich in the dark

Turn the lights off and close your eyes. You don’t need acid, just a decent set of headphones or speakers. This music is beauty and terror, searing intensity and looming stillness. It’s worth the 23 minutes. I’ll report back tomorrow y’all.

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3 thoughts on “Something to listen to: Shostakovich in the dark

  1. my connectiob sucks cant play ohhh :(

  2. This is beatiful… An arrangement from the String Quartet 8, perhaps the greatst work of music from the XX Century.
    Do you know the quartet version? You seem not listen much to chamber music…

  3. id give a solid 9.5/10. its great. Id venture to say it’s one of his best works

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