Dmitry Shostakovich - A Portrait

Release Date: 3/21/2006
Label: Naxos
Catalog Number: 8558188
Number of Discs: 2

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
Selection includes Radio address by Shostakovich (excerpt).
Works on This Recording
1. Preludes and Fugues (24) for Piano, Op. 87: no 1 in C major by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer: Dmitri Shostakovich (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1950-1951 ; USSR
2. Fantastic Dances (3) for Piano, Op. 5: no 3, Polka (Allegretto) by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer: Konstantin Scherbakov (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1922 ; USSR
3. Symphony no 1 in F minor, Op. 10: 1st movement, Allegretto by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor: Ladislav Slovák
Orchestra/Ensemble: Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony
4. Age of Gold Suite, Op. 22a: Adagio by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1930 ; USSR
5. Bolt Suite, Op. 27a "Ballet Suite no 5": General Dance of Enthusiasm and Apotheosis by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor: Dmitry Yablonsky
Orchestra/Ensemble: Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1933 ; USSR
6. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 34: no 14 in E flat minor, Adagio by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer: Konstantin Scherbakov (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1932-1933 ; USSR
7. Symphony no 4 in C minor, Op. 43: 2nd movement, Moderato con moto by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor: Ladislav Slovák
Orchestra/Ensemble: Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony
Period: 20th Century
8. 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
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1937 ; USSR
9. Quintet for Piano and Strings in G minor, Op. 57: Scherzo by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer: Richard Young (Viola), Shmuel Ashkenasi (Violin), Mathias Tacke (Violin), Marc Johnson (Cello), Boris Berman (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vermeer String Quartet
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1940 ; USSR
10. Symphony no 8 in C minor, Op. 65: 3rd movement, Allegro non troppo by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor: Ladislav Slovák
Orchestra/Ensemble: Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1943 ; USSR
11. Trio for Piano and Strings no 2 in E minor, Op. 67: 2nd movement, Allegro con brio by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer: Stefan Bojsten (Piano), Torleif Thedéen (Cello), Dan Almgren (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Stockholm Arts Piano Trio
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1944 ; 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
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1945 ; USSR
13. Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, Op. 77: 3rd movement, Passacaglia by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer: Ilya Kaler (Violin), Ilya [Violin] Kaler (Violin)
Conductor: Antoni Wit
Period: 20th Century
14. Preludes and Fugues (24) for Piano, Op. 87: no 13 in F sharp major - Prelude by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer: Konstantin Scherbakov (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
15. Symphony no 10 in E minor, Op. 93: 4th movement, Andante - Allegro by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor: Ladislav Slovák
Orchestra/Ensemble: Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1953 ; USSR
16. Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a: Folk Festival by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor: Theodore Kuchar
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1955 ; USSR
17. Concerto for Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 102: 2nd movement, Andante by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer: Michael Houstoun (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1957 ; USSR
18. Quartet for Strings no 8 in C minor, Op. 110: Largo by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer: Sándor Papp (Viola), Péter Szüts (Violin), György Éder (Cello), György Selmeczi (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Éder String Quartet
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1960 ; USSR
19. Symphony no 13 in B flat minor, Op. 113 "Babi Yar": Humour (Allegretto) by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer: Peter Mikulas (Bass)
Conductor: Ladislav Slovák
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1962 ; USSR
20. Hamlet, Op. 116: Ophelia's death by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor: Dmitry Yablonsky
Orchestra/Ensemble: Russian Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1963 ; USSR
21. Quartet for Strings no 12 in D flat major, Op. 133: 1st movement, Moderato by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble: Éder String Quartet
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1968 ; USSR
22. Symphony no 15 in A major, Op. 141: 1st movement, Allegretto by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor: Ladislav Slovák
Orchestra/Ensemble: Czecho-Slovak Radio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1971 ; USSR
23. Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op. 147: 1st movement, Moderato by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer: Annette Bartholdy (Viola), Julius Drake (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1975 ; USSR
24. Preludes and Fugues (24) for Piano, Op. 87: no 24 in D minor - Fugue by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer: Dmitri Shostakovich (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
25. Symphony no 14 in G minor, Op. 135: no 9, O Delvig! by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer: Peter Mikulas (Bass)
Conductor: Ladislav Slovák
Orchestra/Ensemble: Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony
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