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The Best Of Shostakovich


Release Date: 06/22/1999 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8556684   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Michael Houstoun
Conductor:  Christopher Lyndon-GeeTheodore KucharLadislav Slovák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Zealand Symphony OrchestraUkrainian National Symphony OrchestraCzecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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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 
2.
Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a: Interlude by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Theodore Kuchar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukrainian National Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USSR 
Notes: Arranged: Lev Atovmyan 
3.
Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a: Barrel-Organ Waltz by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Theodore Kuchar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukrainian National Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USSR 
Notes: Arranged: Lev Atovmyan 
4.
Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a: Galop by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Theodore Kuchar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukrainian National Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USSR 
Notes: Arranged: Lev Atovmyan 
5.
Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a: Romance by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Theodore Kuchar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukrainian National Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USSR 
Notes: Arranged: Lev Atovmyan 
6.
Symphony no 10 in E minor, Op. 93: 2nd movement, Allegro by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Ladislav Slovák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Modern 
Written: 1953 
7.
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 
8.
Age of Gold Suite, Op. 22a: Adagio by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Christopher Lyndon-Gee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USSR 
9.
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 
10.
Symphony no 1 in F minor, Op. 10: 2nd movement, Allegro by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Ladislav Slovák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Modern 
Written: 1923-1925 
11.
Quartet for Strings no 4 in D major, Op. 83: Andantino by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Éder String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USSR 
12.
Symphony no 9 in E flat major, Op. 70: 1st movement, Allegro by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Ladislav Slovák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USSR 
13.
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 
14.
Symphony no 5 in D minor, Op. 47: 4th movement, Allegro non troppo by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Ladislav Slovák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USSR 

Sound Samples

Festive Overture, Op. 96
The Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a: Interlude
The Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a: Barrel-Organ Waltz
The Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a: Galop
The Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a: Romance
Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93: Symphony No. 10 in E minor: Allegro
The Golden Age Suite, Op. 22a: Adagio
The Golden Age Suite, Op. 22a: Polka
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major: Andante
Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10: Symphony No. 1 in F minor: Allegro
String Quartet No. 4 in D major, Op. 83: String Quartet No. 4 in D major: Andantino
Symphony No. 9 in E flat major, Op. 70: Symphony No. 9 in E flat major: Allegro
Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67: Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor: Largo
Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47: Symphony No. 5 in D minor: Allegro non troppo

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