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Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District [Ledi Makbet Mtsenskogo uyezda]locked

  • Laurel Fay

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Opera in four acts, op.29, by dmitry Shostakovich to a libretto by the composer and Alexander Preys, after the short story by Nikolay Leskov; Leningrad, Malïy Opernïy Teatr, 22 January 1934 (revised as Katerina izmaylova ; Moscow, Stanislavsky–Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre, 8 January 1963).

Shostakovich began the composition of his second opera in autumn ...

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