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Shostakovich, Dmitri

Pronunciation: /ˌʃɒstəˈkəʊvɪtʃ/
(1906–75), Russian composer; full name Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich. He developed a highly personal style and, although he experimented with atonality and twelve-note techniques, his music always returned to a basic tonality. He is best known for his fifteen symphonies.

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