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SUNP19980322By Greg Cullen.|Leningrad, 1937.|Shostakovich is under official attack as Stalin's terror decimates his world.|He cannot compose Soviet anthems, his Fourth Symphony is too dangerous to perform - and yet, as the Soviet Union's premier composer, he must respond to the times.|With Melanie Walters, Christine Pritchard and Mark Straker.|Director Alison Hindell.|8.55 Shostakovich: Symphony No 5.|BBC Symphony Orchestra/Andrew Davis.