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Best Of Chostakovitch

Devetzi / Shostakovich / Vishnevskaya
Release Date: 12/24/2007 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 5122782   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Dmitri SitkovetskyMstislav RostropovichUlf HoelscherVasso Devetzi,   ... 
Conductor:  Mariss JansonsRiccardo MutiAndré PrevinSir Andrew Davis,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Suite for Jazz Orchestra no 2, Op. 50b: no 6, Waltz II by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; USSR 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
2.
Tahiti Trot, Op. 16 "Tea for Two" by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; USSR 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
3.
Suite for Jazz Orchestra no 1, Op. 38b by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USSR 
Length: 7 Minutes 29 Secs. 
4.
Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a: Romance by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USSR 
Length: 6 Minutes 16 Secs. 
5.
Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a: Folk Festival by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USSR 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
6.
Symphony no 5 in D minor, Op. 47: Excerpt(s) by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USSR 
Length: 5 Minutes 55 Secs. 
7.
Festive Overture, Op. 96 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; USSR 
Length: 6 Minutes 21 Secs. 
8.
Symphony no 8 in C minor, Op. 65: 3rd movement, Allegro non troppo by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  André Previn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USSR 
Length: 5 Minutes 37 Secs. 
9.
Symphony no 10 in E minor, Op. 93: 2nd movement, Allegro by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Period: Modern 
Written: 1953 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
10.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, Op. 77: 2nd movement, Scherzo by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Dmitri Sitkovetsky (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Period: Modern 
Written: 1947-1948 
Length: 6 Minutes 35 Secs. 
11.
Concerto for Cello no 1 in E flat major, Op 107: 1st movement, Allegretto by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Conductor:  Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; USSR 
Length: 6 Minutes 2 Secs. 
12.
Songs (7) for Soprano, Violin, Cello and Piano, Op. 127: no 4, The city sleeps by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Ulf Hoelscher (Violin), Vasso Devetzi (Piano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello),
Galina Vishnevskaya ()
Period: Modern 
Written: 1967 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
13.
Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk district, Op. 29: Zherebyonok k kobylke toropitsa by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya ()
Conductor:  Mstislav Rostropovich
Period: Modern 
Written: 1932 
Length: 5 Minutes 51 Secs. 
14.
Quartet for Strings no 8 in C minor, Op. 110: 5th movement, Largo by Dmitri Shostakovich
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; USSR 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
15.
Preludes and Fugues (24) for Piano, Op. 87: no 4 in E minor by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Dmitri Shostakovich (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950-1951; USSR 
Length: 7 Minutes 25 Secs. 

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