Saturday, May 31, 2008

Shostakovich

If you hear a little of bit of Chopin and traces of Mahler in the soundtrack ("Piano Concerto No 2 in F Major Op. 102: II. Andante") of "Shostakovich" video, you got it right -- Dmitri Shostakovich had Polish ancestry, and he named Gustav Mahler as one of his influences:



NOTE: the reddish glow on the beach in the video was caused by the setting sun.

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