Dmitri Shostakovich
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1906-09-25
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Dmitri Shostakovich

Dmitri Shostakovich Biography (Wikipedia)

Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich (Russian:  Дми́трий Дми́триевич Шостако́вич , Dmitriy Dmitrievich Shostakovich,; 25 September [O.S. 12 September] 1906 – 9 August 1975) was a Russian composer and pianist. He is regarded as one of the major composers of the 20th century.

Shostakovich achieved fame in the Soviet Union under the patronage of Soviet chief of staff Mikhail Tukhachevsky, but later had a complex and difficult relationship with the government. Nevertheless, he received accolades and state awards and served in the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR (1947–1962)[citation needed] and the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union (from 1962 until his death).

A polystylist, Shostakovich developed a hybrid voice, combining a variety of different musical techniques into his works. His music is characterized by sharp contrasts, elements of the grotesque, and ambivalent tonality; the composer was also heavily influenced by the neo-classical style pioneered by Igor Stravinsky, and (especially in his symphonies) by the late Romanticism associated with Gustav Mahler.

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Cello concerto No 1 op 107: i. Allegretto
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Cello concerto No 1 op 107: i. Allegretto
Dmitri Shostakovich
Paradise Moscow - suite (Ballet)
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Paradise Moscow - suite (Ballet)
Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No.1 in F major (Op.10)
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Symphony No.1 in F major (Op.10)

Symphony No.1 in F major (Op.10)

Orchestra
Bratislava Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No.6 (3rd mvt), Presto
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Symphony No.6 (3rd mvt), Presto
Dmitri Shostakovich
Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor Op 67
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Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor Op 67
Dmitri Shostakovich
Quintet in G minor Op.57 for piano and strings
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Quintet in G minor Op.57 for piano and strings
Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No.6 in B Minor Op.54; 3rd movt Presto
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Symphony No.6 in B Minor Op.54; 3rd movt Presto
Dmitri Shostakovich
Viola Sonata, Op 147 (3rd mvt, 'In memory of Beethoven')
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Viola Sonata, Op 147 (3rd mvt, 'In memory of Beethoven')
Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No 9 in E flat major
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Symphony No 9 in E flat major
Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No 9 in E flat major (excerpts)
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Symphony No 9 in E flat major (excerpts)
Dmitri Shostakovich
Piano Concerto No 2 in F major
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Piano Concerto No 2 in F major
Dmitri Shostakovich
Piano Concerto No 2 in F major, Op 102 - 2nd movement, Andante
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Piano Concerto No 2 in F major, Op 102 - 2nd movement, Andante
Dmitri Shostakovich
Romance (The Gadfly)
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Romance (The Gadfly)
Dmitri Shostakovich
Fugue in G minor, Op 87 No 22
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Fugue in G minor, Op 87 No 22
Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No.11 in G minor Op 103: iv. The Tocsin (Allegro no troppo)
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Symphony No.11 in G minor Op 103: iv. The Tocsin (Allegro no troppo)
Dmitri Shostakovich
String Quartet No.8: II. Allegro Molto
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String Quartet No.8: II. Allegro Molto

String Quartet No.8: II. Allegro Molto

Ensemble
Members of MusicAeterna
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Dmitri Shostakovich
Prelude and Fugue in B major, Op 87 No 11
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Prelude and Fugue in B major, Op 87 No 11
Dmitri Shostakovich
Concerto no. 1 in E flat major Op.107 for cello and orchestra
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Concerto no. 1 in E flat major Op.107 for cello and orchestra
Dmitri Shostakovich
Piano Quintet in G minor, Op 57 (3rd mvt)
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Piano Quintet in G minor, Op 57 (3rd mvt)
Dmitri Shostakovich
Violin Concerto no 1 in A minor, Op 77
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Violin Concerto no 1 in A minor, Op 77
Dmitri Shostakovich
Cello Concerto No 1 in E flat major
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Cello Concerto No 1 in E flat major
Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No 15 in A major (3rd mvt)
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Symphony No 15 in A major (3rd mvt)
Dmitri Shostakovich
Tahiti Trot, Op 16
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Tahiti Trot, Op 16
Dmitri Shostakovich
Waltz of the Flowers (Moscow Cheryomushki)
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Waltz of the Flowers (Moscow Cheryomushki)
Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No 7 in C Major Op 60 (Leningrad)
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Symphony No 7 in C Major Op 60 (Leningrad)
Dmitri Shostakovich
Galop (The Gadfly, Op 97a)
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Galop (The Gadfly, Op 97a)
Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No 7 in C major, 'Leningrad'
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Symphony No 7 in C major, 'Leningrad'
Dmitri Shostakovich
The Gadfly (Excerpts from the film music, op 97): 16. The market place
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The Gadfly (Excerpts from the film music, op 97): 16. The market place
Dmitri Shostakovich
Little Polka (Jazz Suite No.2)
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Little Polka (Jazz Suite No.2)
Dmitri Shostakovich
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No.1 in A minor
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Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No.1 in A minor

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No.1 in A minor

Performer
Oleg Kogan
Orchestra
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
Dmitri Shostakovich
String Quartet No.7
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String Quartet No.7

String Quartet No.7

Ensemble
Atrium Quartet
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Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No. 11 in G minor, Op. 103 'The year 1905'
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Symphony No. 11 in G minor, Op. 103 'The year 1905'
Dmitri Shostakovich
Quintet for piano and strings (Op.57) in G minor
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Quintet for piano and strings (Op.57) in G minor
Dmitri Shostakovich
Prelude and Fugue in B minor, Op 87 No 6
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Prelude and Fugue in B minor, Op 87 No 6
Dmitri Shostakovich
Prelude and fugue for piano no. 7 (Op.87`7) in A major
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Prelude and fugue for piano no. 7 (Op.87`7) in A major
Dmitri Shostakovich
Quartet No.7 in F sharp minor, Op.108
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Quartet No.7 in F sharp minor, Op.108
Dmitri Shostakovich
Violin Concerto No 1 in A minor - 4th mvt: Burlesque
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Violin Concerto No 1 in A minor - 4th mvt: Burlesque
Dmitri Shostakovich
String Quartet No 6 in G major, Op 101 (3rd mvt)
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String Quartet No 6 in G major, Op 101 (3rd mvt)
Dmitri Shostakovich
The Gadfly Suite, Op 97a (No 6, Galop)
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The Gadfly Suite, Op 97a (No 6, Galop)
Dmitri Shostakovich
24 Preludes, Op 34
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24 Preludes, Op 34
Dmitri Shostakovich
Violin Concerto No 2 in C sharp minor, op. 129
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Violin Concerto No 2 in C sharp minor, op. 129
Dmitri Shostakovich
Festive Overture (Op.96)
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Festive Overture (Op.96)
Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No 11 'The Year 1905' (conclusion)
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Symphony No 11 'The Year 1905' (conclusion)
Dmitri Shostakovich
Festive Overture, Op 96
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Festive Overture, Op 96
Vincent Youmans
Tahiti trot (Tea for two) (Op.16) [from 'No, no, Nanette']
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Tahiti trot (Tea for two) (Op.16) [from 'No, no, Nanette']
Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No. 9 in E flat major Op. 70
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Symphony No. 9 in E flat major Op. 70

Symphony No. 9 in E flat major Op. 70

Orchestra
Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra Katowice
Conductor
Michal Klauza
Dmitri Shostakovich
Cello Concerto No 1 in E flat major, Op 107
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Cello Concerto No 1 in E flat major, Op 107
Dmitri Shostakovich
Nocturne from The Gadfly Suite
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Nocturne from The Gadfly Suite
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