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 pianist and composer of the Soviet period. 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) 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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Lento form Concerto for piano, trumpet and string orchestra Op.35
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Lento form Concerto for piano, trumpet and string orchestra Op.35
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
Suite For Jazz Orchestra No 1 Op 38
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Suite For Jazz Orchestra No 1 Op 38
Dmitri Shostakovich
Ballet Suite No.3: Waltz
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Ballet Suite No.3: Waltz
Dmitri Shostakovich
Piano Concerto no 2 in F, Op 102
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Piano Concerto no 2 in F, Op 102

Piano Concerto no 2 in F, Op 102

Orchestra
Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra
Conductor
Alexander Sladkovsky
Dmitri Shostakovich
Prelude and Fugue No 24 in D minor, Prelude
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Prelude and Fugue No 24 in D minor, Prelude
Dmitri Shostakovich
24 Preludes and Fugues, Fugue No.4 in E minor 7
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24 Preludes and Fugues, Fugue No.4 in E minor 7
Dmitri Shostakovich
24 Preludes and Fugues, Prelude No.4 in E minor 7
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24 Preludes and Fugues, Prelude No.4 in E minor 7
Dmitri Shostakovich
Hamlet - Suite, Op.32a
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Hamlet - Suite, Op.32a
Dmitri Shostakovich
Lady Macbeth Of Mtsensk - Passacaglia
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Lady Macbeth Of Mtsensk - Passacaglia
Dmitri Shostakovich
Prelude And Fugue No. 10 In C Sharp Minor Op.87`10 For Piano
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Prelude And Fugue No. 10 In C Sharp Minor Op.87`10 For Piano
Dmitri Shostakovich
Prelude and Fugue in A major, Op.87 No.7
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Prelude and Fugue in A major, Op.87 No.7
Dmitri Shostakovich
Allegro from Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, Op.40
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Allegro from Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, Op.40
Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No.5
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Symphony No.5
Dmitri Shostakovich
Cello concerto No.1
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Cello concerto No.1
Dmitri Shostakovich
The Age of Gold, Act II: Polka
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The Age of Gold, Act II: Polka
Dmitri Shostakovich
String Quartet No.8 in C minor, Op.110: I. Largo
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String Quartet No.8 in C minor, Op.110: I. Largo
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
Prelude and Fugue No.1 in C major, Op.87
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Prelude and Fugue No.1 in C major, Op.87
Dmitri Shostakovich
Trio no. 2 in E minor Op.67
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Trio no. 2 in E minor Op.67
Dmitri Shostakovich
Concerto no. 1 in A minor Op.77 for violin and orchestra
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Concerto no. 1 in A minor Op.77 for violin and orchestra
Dmitri Shostakovich
Romance (The Gadfly)
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Romance (The Gadfly)
Dmitri Shostakovich
String Quartet No.15, Op.144 (1st mvt: Elegy: Adagio)
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String Quartet No.15, Op.144 (1st mvt: Elegy: Adagio)
Dmitri Shostakovich
Festive Overture
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Festive Overture
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Symphony No 10 in E minor, Op 93 - 2nd mvt, Allegro
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Symphony No 10 in E minor, Op 93 - 2nd mvt, Allegro
Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No. 5 In D Minor Op.47, 4th movement
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Symphony No. 5 In D Minor Op.47, 4th movement
Dmitri Shostakovich
7 Romances On Poems Of Alexandr Blok Op.127 For Soprano And Piano Trio
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7 Romances On Poems Of Alexandr Blok Op.127 For Soprano And Piano Trio
Dmitri Shostakovich
The Gadfly Suite, Op 97a (No 8, Romance)
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The Gadfly Suite, Op 97a (No 8, Romance)
Dmitri Shostakovich
Polka from Two Pieces for String Quartet
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Polka from Two Pieces for String Quartet
Dmitri Shostakovich
Quartet no. 3 in F major Op.73 for strings
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Quartet no. 3 in F major Op.73 for strings
Dmitri Shostakovich
Cheryomushki Suite (Waltz)
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Cheryomushki Suite (Waltz)
Dmitri Shostakovich
Dances of the Dolls
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Dances of the Dolls
Dmitri Shostakovich
Cello concerto no. 2 in G major Op.126
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Cello concerto no. 2 in G major Op.126
Dmitri Shostakovich
Piano Sonata No 2 in B minor, Op 61
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Piano Sonata No 2 in B minor, Op 61
Dmitri Shostakovich Jr.
Piano Concerto No 1 in C minor, Op 35
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Piano Concerto No 1 in C minor, Op 35
Dmitri Shostakovich
Festive Overture, Op 96
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Festive Overture, Op 96

Festive Overture, Op 96

Orchestra
Philharmonia
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Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No.10 in E minor, Op.93
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Symphony No.10 in E minor, Op.93
Dmitri Shostakovich
Dances Of The Dolls
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Dances Of The Dolls
Dmitri Shostakovich
7 Dances of the Dolls (Op.91b) arr. for wind quintet [orig for piano]
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7 Dances of the Dolls (Op.91b) arr. for wind quintet [orig for piano]
Dmitri Shostakovich
2 Pieces (Prelude and scherzo) Op.11 for string octet or orchestra
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2 Pieces (Prelude and scherzo) Op.11 for string octet or orchestra
Dmitri Shostakovich
Five pieces from the Gadfly arr. for viola & piano (excerpts)
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Five pieces from the Gadfly arr. for viola & piano (excerpts)
Dmitri Shostakovich
Folk Festival (The Gadfly)
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Folk Festival (The Gadfly)
Dmitri Shostakovich
Jazz Suite No 2: Waltz 2
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Jazz Suite No 2: Waltz 2
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Jazz Suite No.2 (Suite For Promenade Orchestra: VIII Finale)
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Jazz Suite No.2 (Suite For Promenade Orchestra: VIII Finale)
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
Moscow Cheryomushki - musical comedy Op.105 - Galop
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Moscow Cheryomushki - musical comedy Op.105 - Galop
Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony no. 10 in E minor Op.93
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Symphony no. 10 in E minor Op.93
Dmitri Shostakovich
String Quartet No. 8 In C Minor Op.110
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String Quartet No. 8 In C Minor Op.110
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