Did you know that a Symphony was deemed a irreplaceable piece of patriotic, moral boosting art during WWII.
Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony # 7. It was hailed as a musical interpretation of the people of Leningrads resistance to the German army. The symphony was played all around the world, including the besieged city itself. The symphony deserves a listen, and the full story a read.
Now you know.