This is a story (MITYA), about a great man. It is fiction based on fact, historical fiction as it were. It tells of the formative times of the Russian composer Dmitri (MITYA) Dmitrievich SHOSTAKOVICH He lived from 1906 through 1975.
He lived through a revolution, a civil war and two World Wars. He is best known for his 15 symphonies, but he wrote all kinds of music: movie music, piano music, orchestral music, Operas, and even music for animated films.
All in all he produced over 147 different pieces. Each year more and more of his work is being recorded. His work is full of WONDER. This is an attempt to relive his story with admiration and gratitude. It is intended as a tribute to a creative genius and suffering soul.