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The Very Best Of Shostakovich


Release Date: 04/18/2006 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8552129   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Maria KliegelKonstantin ScherbakovDmitry YablonskyEkaterina Saranceva,   ... 
Conductor:  Christopher Lyndon-GeeAntoni WitLadislav SlovákAlexander Rahbari,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Zealand Symphony OrchestraÉder String QuartetStockholm Arts Piano Trio,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Festive Overture, Op. 96 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Christopher Lyndon-Gee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; USSR 
Length: 5 Minutes 59 Secs. 
2.
Quartet for Strings no 8 in C minor, Op. 110: 3rd movement, Allegretto by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Éder String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; USSR 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
3.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 2 in E minor, Op. 67: 3rd movement, Largo by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Arts Piano Trio
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USSR 
Length: 5 Minutes 35 Secs. 
4.
Concerto for Cello no 1 in E flat major, Op 107: 1st movement, Allegretto by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Maria Kliegel (Cello)
Conductor:  Antoni Wit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; USSR 
Length: 6 Minutes 15 Secs. 
5.
Preludes and Fugues (24) for Piano, Op. 87: no 1 in C major by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Konstantin Scherbakov (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950-1951; USSR 
Length: 6 Minutes 50 Secs. 
6.
Symphony no 5 in D minor, Op. 47: 2nd movement, Allegretto by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Ladislav Slovák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USSR 
Length: 5 Minutes 8 Secs. 
7.
Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, Op. 40: 4th movement, Allegro by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Dmitry Yablonsky (Cello), Ekaterina Saranceva (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USSR 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
8.
Age of Gold Suite, Op. 22a: Polka by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Christopher Lyndon-Gee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USSR 
Length: 1 Minutes 52 Secs. 
9.
Quartet for Strings no 3 in F major, Op. 73: Adagio by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Éder String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USSR 
Length: 5 Minutes 27 Secs. 
10.
Symphony no 9 in E flat major, Op. 70: 3rd movement, Presto by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brussels Belgian Radio & TV Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USSR 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
11.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 34: no 10 in C sharp minor, Moderato non troppo by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Konstantin Scherbakov (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1933; USSR 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
12.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, Op. 77: 4th movement, Burlesca by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Ilya Kaler (Violin)
Conductor:  Antoni Wit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra Katowice
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USSR 
Length: 5 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: This concerto was originally published in 1956 as Op. 99.
Composition written: USSR (1947 - 1955). 
13.
Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a: Romance by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Theodore Kuchar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukrainian National Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USSR 
Length: 5 Minutes 52 Secs. 
14.
Symphony no 10 in E minor, Op. 93: 2nd movement, Allegro by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Ladislav Slovák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Modern 
Written: 1953 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
15.
Suite for Jazz Orchestra no 2, Op. 50b: no 6, Waltz II by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Dmitry Yablonsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; USSR 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
16.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in C minor, Op. 35: 2nd movement, Lento by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Michael Houstoun (Piano)
Conductor:  Christopher Lyndon-Gee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; USSR 
Length: 8 Minutes 31 Secs. 
17.
Symphony no 7 in C major, Op. 60 "Leningrad": 2nd movement, Moderato (poco allegretto) by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Ladislav Slovák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; USSR 
Length: 11 Minutes 20 Secs. 
18.
Fantastic Dances (3) for Piano, Op. 5: no 3, Polka (Allegretto) by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Konstantin Scherbakov (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922; USSR 
Length: 1 Minutes 7 Secs. 
19.
Symphony no 13 in B flat minor, Op. 113 "Babi Yar": Humour (Allegretto) by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Peter Mikulas (Bass)
Conductor:  Ladislav Slovák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; USSR 
Length: 7 Minutes 36 Secs. 
20.
Quintet for Piano and Strings in G minor, Op. 57: Scherzo by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Boris Berman (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vermeer String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; USSR 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
21.
Symphony no 1 in F minor, Op. 10: 2nd movement, Allegro by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Ladislav Slovák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Modern 
Written: 1923-1925 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
22.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 102: 2nd movement, Andante by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Michael Houstoun (Piano)
Conductor:  Christopher Lyndon-Gee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USSR 
Length: 6 Minutes 38 Secs. 
23.
Symphony no 15 in A major, Op. 141: Allegretto by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Ladislav Slovák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USSR 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
24.
Quartet for Strings no 7 in F sharp minor, Op. 108: Allegro by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Éder String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; USSR 
Length: 5 Minutes 35 Secs. 
25.
Tahiti Trot, Op. 16 "Tea for Two" by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Dmitry Yablonsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; USSR 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Festive Overture, Op. 96: Festive Overture in A major, Op. 96
String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110: III. Allegretto
Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67: III. Largo
Cello Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, Op. 107: I. Allegretto
24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87: Prelude
24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87: Fugue
Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47: II. Allegretto
Cello Sonata in D minor, Op. 40: IV. Allegro
The Golden Age Suite, Op. 22a: III. Polka
String Quartet No. 3 in F major, Op. 73: IV. Adagio
Symphony No. 9 in E flat major, Op. 70: III. Presto
24 Preludes, Op. 34: No. 10 in C sharp minor
Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 77: Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 99: IV. Burlesque
The Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a: VIII. Romance
Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93: II. Allegro
Jazz Suite No. 2: VI. Waltz 2
Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 35: II. Lento
Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 60, "Leningrad": II. Moderato
3 Fantastic Dances, Op. 5: No. 3. Polka
Symphony No. 13 in B flat minor, Op. 113, "Babi Yar": Symphony No. 13 in B flat minor, Op. 113, "Babi-Yar": II. Yumor
Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57: Piano Quintet, Op. 57: III. Scherzo
Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10: II. Allegro
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102: II. Andante
Symphony No. 15 in A major, Op. 141: III. Allegretto
String Quartet No. 7 in F sharp minor, Op. 108: III. Allegro
Tahiti Trot, Op. 16 (orchestral transcription of Youmans' Tea for Two): Taiti Trot (Tahiti Trot), Op. 16 (arr. of V. Youmans - Tea for Two)

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