Protect Shostakovich’s ‘Festive Overture’ At All Costs
Fran Hoepfner
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I have to say that although I can hum the Shostakovich 5 in my sleep, I didn’t remember exactly how Festive Overture went until I heard the opening fanfare. Then I was all “oh yeah, let’s whistle along with some clarinets, y’all.”