Best Music Art HomeClassicalRockPop

Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich

Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich (1906-1975) - a Russian classical composer. Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich is one of the greatest Russian composers for all time and one of the greatest composers of symphonies in the world for all time. His most famous and popular works are symphonies, concertos and chamber works. His compositional style was formed under influence of Gustav Mahler, Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev and Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky.

Best Operas

The Nose (Nos), 1928

Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District (Ledi Makbet Mtsenskogo Uyezda), 1932

Best Ballets

The Limpid Stream (Svetlyi ruchei), 1935

The Golden Age (Zolotoi vek), 1930

Best Choral Works

The Execution of Stepan Razin, cantata, Op.119

The Little Antiformalistic Paradise (or Rayok, Antiformalistichesky rayok)

Best Symphonies

Symphony No. 9 in E flat major, Op. 70

Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65

Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93

Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47

Symphony No.13 In B Flat Minor, Op. 113, "Babi Yar"

Symphony No. 15 in A major, Op. 141

Symphony No. 4 in C minor, Op. 43

Symphony No. 11 in G minor "The Year 1905"

Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10

Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 60 "Leningrad"

Symphony No. 2 in B major, Op. 14 "To October"

Symphony No. 12 in D minor, Op. 112, "The Year of 1917"

Symphony No. 14, Op. 135

We highly recommend to buy the great recordings of all symphonies by Shostakovich with the WDR Symphony Orchestra conducted by Rudolph Barshai:

Best Concertos

Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 77

Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 107

Concerto in C minor for Piano, Trumpet, and String Orchestra, Op. 35

Cello Concerto No. 2, Op. 126

Violin Concerto No. 2 in C sharp minor, Op. 129

Best Orchestral Works

Jazz Suite No. 1

Suite for Variety Orchestra

About Us Contact Privacy Policy Music Links Top
Copyright © 2013 Boris Schipkov and Vasily Schipkov. All rights reserved.