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Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64: II. Andante cantabile, con alcuna licenza
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"Petrushka, Ballet: II. Scene: At Petrushka's - Petrushka's Room Dance
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"Petrushka, Ballet: I. Scene: Carnival Merrymakers - The Shrovetide Fair - Legerdemain Scene - Russian Dance
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Wagner : Die Walküre : Act 3 The Ride of the Valkyries
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Petrushka, Ballet: IV. Scene: Nightfall & Petrushka's Death - The Shrovetide Fair - Dance of the Nursemaids - The Peasant and the Bear - Dance of the Coachmen and Grooms - The Masqueraders - The Fight: The Moor and Pe

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Yevgeni Mravinsky

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Like so many Russian musicians, Mravinsky seemed first headed toward a career in the sciences. He studied biology at St. Petersburg University, but had to quit in 1920 after his father's death. To support himself, he signed on with the Imperial Ballet as a rehearsal pianist. In 1923, he finally enrolled in the Leningrad Conservatory, where he studied composition with Vladimir Shcherbachov and conducting with Alexander Gauk and Nikolai Malko. He graduated in 1931, and left his Im... Read more

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