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Sounds from beyond the Iron Curtain: Soviet classical recordings at the British Library Sound Archive

HMV SEOM 20 (BL Collections 1LP0144447) Guest blog by British Library Edison Fellow Evgeniya Kondrashina What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear of ‘Soviet music’? Is it the Red Army Choir with their military band songs, or the enigmatic symphonies of Dmitri Shostakovich? The…

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