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DSCH 10 – Orienteering

Dmitri Shostakovich’s musical signature (above and you can hear it (twice) in its sound file) dominates the latter half of his 10th Symphony and is a major component in several of his later works. But first things first: this week’s about concentrating on the musical architecture of the symphony’s big first movement, from which the DSCH motif is notably absent. Next week, however…

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