Dmitry Shostakovich
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1906-09-25
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Dmitry Shostakovich

Dmitry 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) 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 of Gustav Mahler.

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Symphony no. 5 in D minor Op.47 (4th mvt)
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Symphony no. 5 in D minor Op.47 (4th mvt)

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Vincent Youmans
Tahiti trot (Tea for two) [from 'No, no, Nanette']
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Tahiti trot (Tea for two) [from 'No, no, Nanette']
Dmitry Shostakovich
Cello Concerto No 1 in E flat major, Op 107 (4th mvt)
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Cello Concerto No 1 in E flat major, Op 107 (4th mvt)
Dmitry Shostakovich
Piano Quintet in G minor Op. 57
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Piano Quintet in G minor Op. 57
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Ballet Suite No 3 (Dance; Waltz; Galop)
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Ballet Suite No 3 (Dance; Waltz; Galop)
Dmitry Shostakovich
Symphony No 7 in C major, Op. 60, 'Leningrad'
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Symphony No 7 in C major, Op. 60, 'Leningrad'
Dmitry Shostakovich
Quartet no 3, 3rd Mvt: Allegro non troppo
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Quartet no 3, 3rd Mvt: Allegro non troppo
Dmitry Shostakovich
String Quartet No.8 - movements 1-3
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String Quartet No.8 - movements 1-3
Dmitry Shostakovich
Prelude and Fugue in A minor, Op 87 No 2
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Prelude and Fugue in A minor, Op 87 No 2
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Folk Festival (The Gadfly Suite, Op.97a)
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Folk Festival (The Gadfly Suite, Op.97a)
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Cello Sonata in D minor, Op 40
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Cello Sonata in D minor, Op 40
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Piano Trio No. 1, Op. 8
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Piano Trio No. 1, Op. 8
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Symphony No 10 in E minor, Op 93 (2nd mvt)
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Symphony No 10 in E minor, Op 93 (2nd mvt)
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Sonata in D minor, Op.40
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Sonata in D minor, Op.40
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Polka (Jazz Band Suite No.1)
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Polka (Jazz Band Suite No.1)
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Prelude in G major, Op.34 no.3
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Prelude in G major, Op.34 no.3
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Preludes for piano, Op. 34: No 5 in D major - Allegro vivace
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Preludes for piano, Op. 34: No 5 in D major - Allegro vivace
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Preludes for piano, Op. 34: No 4 in E minor - Moderato
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Preludes for piano, Op. 34: No 4 in E minor - Moderato
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Preludes for piano, Op. 34: No 3 in G major - Andante
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Preludes for piano, Op. 34: No 3 in G major - Andante
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Preludes for piano, Op. 34: No 2 in A minor - Allegretto
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Preludes for piano, Op. 34: No 2 in A minor - Allegretto
Modest Mussorgsky
Songs and dances of death, arr. Shostakovich
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Songs and dances of death, arr. Shostakovich
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24 Preludes, Op 34
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24 Preludes, Op 34
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Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Major, Op. 102: II. Andante
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Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Major, Op. 102: II. Andante
Dmitry Shostakovich
Concertino for two pianos in A minor Op. 94
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Concertino for two pianos in A minor Op. 94
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'Symphony for strings' (Quartet No.10) Op.118a - movement 2 - Allegretto furioso
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'Symphony for strings' (Quartet No.10) Op.118a - movement 2 - Allegretto furioso
Dmitry Shostakovich
Symphony no. 11 (Op. 103) in G minor "The Year 1905" ; 4th mvt; Alarm
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Symphony no. 11 (Op. 103) in G minor "The Year 1905" ; 4th mvt; Alarm
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']
Dmitry Shostakovich
Prelude and Fugue in C major, Op 87 No 1
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Prelude and Fugue in C major, Op 87 No 1
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Piano Concerto No 2 in F major, Op 102
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Piano Concerto No 2 in F major, Op 102

Piano Concerto No 2 in F major, Op 102

Performer
Patrik Jablonski
Orchestra
Polish Radio Orchestra of Warsaw
Dmitry Shostakovich
Symphony no. 6 in B minor Op.54 (3rd mvt)
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Symphony no. 6 in B minor Op.54 (3rd mvt)
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Festive Overture (Op.96)
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Festive Overture (Op.96)
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Eine kleine symphony - final movement
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Eine kleine symphony - final movement
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24 Preludes, Op.34, No. 24
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24 Preludes, Op.34, No. 24
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24 Preludes, Op.34, No. 21
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24 Preludes, Op.34, No. 21
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24 Preludes, Op.34, No. 5
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24 Preludes, Op.34, No. 5
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Symphony no. 5 in D minor Op.47 (4th mvt)
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Symphony no. 5 in D minor Op.47 (4th mvt)
Dmitry Shostakovich
Cello Sonata in D minor, Op 40 (3rd mvt)
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Cello Sonata in D minor, Op 40 (3rd mvt)
Dmitry Shostakovich
Symphony No 8 in C minor
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Symphony No 8 in C minor
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Romance from the Gadfly
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Romance from the Gadfly
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Prelude and Fugue in C major, Op 87 No 1
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Prelude and Fugue in C major, Op 87 No 1
Dmitry 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
Dmitry Shostakovich
Leningrad Symphony
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Leningrad Symphony
Dmitry Shostakovich
Symphony No. 15 in A, op. 141
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Symphony No. 15 in A, op. 141
Dmitry Shostakovich
Violin Concerto No 1 in A minor, Op 77 (4th mvt)
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Violin Concerto No 1 in A minor, Op 77 (4th mvt)
Dmitry Shostakovich
Symphony no 1 in F minor
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Symphony no 1 in F minor
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Prelude and Fugue in F major, Op 87 No 23
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Prelude and Fugue in F major, Op 87 No 23
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Suite for Jazz Band No 1
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Suite for Jazz Band No 1
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Symphony No.10 (1st mvt: Moderato)
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Symphony No.10 (1st mvt: Moderato)
Dmitry Shostakovich
Nocturne from The Gadfly Suite
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Nocturne from The Gadfly Suite
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The Man with a gun, Op.53 no.1 (Overture)
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The Man with a gun, Op.53 no.1 (Overture)
Dmitry Shostakovich
Romance (The Gadfly)
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Romance (The Gadfly)
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