Dmitri Shostakovich Complete works

Vocal music
Instrumental music
Incidental music

Work for choir (20)

Song, lied (28)

Opera (8)

Work for soloist (13)

Work for chamber orchestra (33)

Work for orchestra (49)

Work for orchestra with soloist (6)

not qualified (13)

Ballet (5)

Film score (36)

Creative activity

Creative activity

based on dated works only

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Duration of the works

(average or estimed)

 Number of works

1919

57 years

1975

 

Number of works

 

Duration of the works (average or estimed)

Dated works

1975

age 69
Work for chamber orchestra

Viola Sonata, Op. 147


Work composed for viola and piano

Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 16, Op. 147c


Song, lied

Suite, Op. 145a


texts by Buonarroti

Melody, composed for bass and orchestra

Song, lied

4 Verses, Opp. 146


texts by Captain Lebyadkin

Melody, composed for bass and piano

Ballet

The Dreamers


1974

age 68
Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 15 in E-flat minor, Op. 144


Work composed for string quartet

Song, lied

Suite, Op. 145


texts by Buonarroti

Melody, composed for bass and piano

1973

age 67
Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 14 in F-sharp major, Op. 142


Work composed for string quartet

Song, lied

6 Poems, Opp. 143


texts by Marina Tsvetayeva

Melody, composed for contralto and piano

1972

age 66

1971

age 65
Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 15 in A major, Op. 141


Premiere on 1972-01-08

Song, lied

6 Romances, Opp. 140


Work composed for bass and chamber orchestra

1970

age 64
Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat minor, Op. 138


Work composed for string quartet

Work for orchestra

March of the Soviet Police, Op. 139


Work composed for military orchestra

Work for choir

Loyalty, eight ballads, Op. 136


Work composed for unaccompanied male chorus

Film score

King Lear, Op. 137


1969

age 63
Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 14, Op. 135


dedicated to Benjamin Britten

Work in G minor, composed for soprano, bass, string orchestra and percussions

Premiere on 1969-09-29

1968

age 62
Work for chamber orchestra

Violin Sonata, Op. 134


Work composed for violin and piano

Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 12 in D-flat major, Op. 133


Work composed for string quartet

1967

age 61
Song, lied

7 Songs, Opp. 127


texts by Alexander Blok

Work composed for soprano, violin, cello and piano

Work for orchestra with soloist

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


Work composed for violin and orchestra

Work for orchestra

October, symphonic poem in C minor, Op. 131


Work composed for orchestra

Work for orchestra

Funeral-Triumphal Prelude, Op. 130


Work composed for orchestra

Song, lied

Spring, Spring, Op. 128


texts by Pushkin

Melody, composed for bass and piano

Film score

Sofiya Perovskaya, Op. 132


1966

age 60
Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op. 122


Work composed for string quartet

Work for orchestra with soloist

Cello Concerto No. 2 in G major, Op. 126


Work composed for cello and orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

Preface to the Complete Collection of My Works and Brief Reflections on this Preface, Op. 123


Work composed for bass and piano

Film score

Katerina Izmailova, Op. 114b


1965

age 59
Work for orchestra

Suite from A Year Is Like a Lifetime, Op. 120a


Work composed for orchestra

Song, lied

5 Romances, Opp. 121


Work composed for bass and piano

Film score

A Year Is Like a Lifetime, Op. 120


1964

age 58
Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 10 in A-flat major, Op. 118


Work composed for string quartet

Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 9 in E-flat major, Op. 117


Work composed for string quartet

Work for choir

Suite from Michurin, Op. 78a


Work composed for chorus and orchestra

Work for orchestra

Suite from Hamlet, Op. 116a


Work composed for orchestra

Work for choir

The Execution of Stepan Razin, Op. 119


cantata, composed for bass, mixed chorus and orchestra

Film score

Hamlet, Op. 116


1963

age 57
Work for orchestra

Suite of Five Fragments from the Opera Katarina Izmailova, Op. 114a


Work composed for orchestra

Work for orchestra

Overture on Russian and Khirghiz Folk Themes, Op. 115


Work composed for orchestra

1962

age 56
Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 13 in B-flat minor, Op. 113, “Babi-Yar”


Work composed for bass, chorus and orchestra

Premiere on 1962-12-18

Work for choir

2 Choruses, Opp. 124


Work composed for chorus and orchestra

Ballet

The Lady and the Hooligan


Film score

Cheryomushki, Op. 105a


1961

age 55
Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 12 in D minor, Op. 112, “The Year 1917”


Work composed for orchestra

Premiere on 1961-10-01

Work for orchestra

Suite from Five Days - Five Nights, Op. 111a


Work composed for orchestra

1960

age 54
Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110


Work composed for string quartet

Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 7 in F-sharp minor, Op. 108


Work composed for string quartet

Work for orchestra

Novorossiisk Chimes, the Flame of Eternal Glory, Op. 111b


Work composed for orchestra

Work for choir

Suite from Byelinsky, Op. 85a


Work composed for chorus and orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

Chamber Symphony in C minor, Op. 110a


Work composed for chamber orchestra

Film score

Five Days, Five Nights, Op. 111


Song, lied

Satires, Op. 109


1959

age 53
Work for orchestra with soloist

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


Work composed for cello and orchestra

1958

age 52
Opera

Moscow, Cheryomushki, Op. 105


Operetta

Published in 1959

Premiere on 1959-01-24

1957

age 51
Work for orchestra with soloist

Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102


dedicated to Maxim Shostakovich

Work composed for piano and orchestra

Premiere on 1957-05-10

Work for soloist

Eleven Variations on a Theme by Glinka, Op. 104a


Work composed for piano

Work for choir

Cultivation: Two Russian Folk Song Arrangements, Op. 104


Work composed for chorus a cappella

1956

age 50
Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 11 in G minor, Op. 103, “The Year 1905”


Work composed for orchestra

Premiere on 1957-10-30

Work for orchestra

Suite for orchestra


Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 6 in G major, Op. 101


Work composed for string quartet

Work for choir

Suite from The First Echelon, Op. 99a


Work composed for chorus and orchestra

Song, lied

3 Songs from “Meeting on the Elbe”, Opp. 80b


Work composed for voice and piano

Opera

Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District, Op. 114


texts by Dmitri Shostakovich

Published in 1934

Premiere on 1934-01-22

Song, lied

Spanish Songs, Op. 100


Film score

The First Echelon, Op. 99


1955

age 49
Work for orchestra

Suite from The Gadfly, Op. 97a


Work composed for orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

3 Violin Duets


Work composed for violin and piano

Work for chamber orchestra

4 Waltzes, Opp. 97c


Work composed for flute, clarinet and piano

Film score

The Gadfly, Op. 97


1954

age 48
Work for orchestra

Festive Overture, Op. 96


Work in A, composed for orchestra

Song, lied

Pendozalis, Greek Song


Work composed for voice and piano

Song, lied

October Dawn


Work composed for soloist and chorus

Song, lied

There Were Kisses, Op. 98a


Melody, composed for voice and piano

Song, lied

5 Romances, Opp. 98


texts by Dolmatovsky

Work composed for bass and piano

Incidental music

Hamlet


Film score

Song of the Great Rivers, Op. 95


1953

age 47
Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93


Premiere on 1953-12-17

Song, lied

Greek Songs


Work composed for voice and piano

Work for orchestra

Suite from The Unforgettable Year 1919, Op. 89a


Work composed for orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

Concertino for 2 pianos in A minor, Op. 94


Concerto

1952

age 46
Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 5 in B-flat major, Op. 92


Work composed for string quartet

Work for soloist

Seven Doll's Dances


Work composed for piano

Song, lied

4 Monologues, Opp. 91


texts by Pushkin

Melody, composed for bass and piano

Work for choir

The Sun Shines on Our Motherland, Op. 90


cantata, composed for mixed chorus and orchestra

1951

age 45
Work for soloist

24 Preludes and Fugues, Opp. 87


Prelude and Fugue, composed for piano

Work for choir

The Homeland Hears, Op. 86a


Work composed for chorus and tenor

Work for orchestra

Suite from The Young Guard, Op. 75a


Work for choir

Ten Poems on Texts by Revolutionary Poets, Op. 88


Work composed for children's chorus and chorus

Song, lied

4 Melodies, Opp. 86


texts by Dolmatovsky

Melody, composed for voice and piano

Film score

The Unforgettable Year 1919, Op. 89


1950

age 44
Song, lied

2 Romances, Opp. 84


texts by Lermontov

Work composed for male voice and piano

Film score

Vissarion Belinsky, Op. 85


1949

age 43
Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 4 in D major, Op. 83


Work composed for string quartet

Work for choir

Song of the Forests, Op. 81


Work composed for tenor, bass, mixed chorus and orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

Merry March for two pianos


Work composed for piano

Work for orchestra

Ballet Suite No. 1, Op. 84a


Work composed for orchestra

Film score

The Fall of Berlin, Op. 82


1948

age 42
Work for orchestra with soloist

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


dedicated to David Oistrakh

Work composed for violin and orchestra

Premiere on 1955-10-29

Song, lied

From Jewish Folk Poetry, Op. 79


Melody, composed for soprano, contralto, tenor and piano

Work for choir

The Little Antiformalistic Paradise


texts by Dmitri Shostakovich

Work composed for voice, chorus and piano

Premiere on 1989-01-12

Work for choir

Suite from Meeting on the Elbe, Op. 80a


Work composed for voice and orchestra

Work for orchestra

3 Pieces for orchestra


Film score

Meeting on the Elbe for voices and piano, Op. 80


Film score

Michurin, Op. 78


Film score

The Young Guard, Op. 75


1947

age 41
Work for orchestra

Suite from Pirogov, Op. 76a


Work composed for orchestra

Work for choir

Poem of the Motherland, Op. 74


cantata, composed for mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, chorus and orchestra

Film score

Pirogov, Op. 76


1946

age 40
Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 3 in F major, Op. 73


Work composed for string quartet

1945

age 39
Work for orchestra

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


Premiere on 1945-11-03

Work for soloist

Children's Notebook, six pieces for piano, Op. 69


Work composed for piano

Incidental music

Victorious Spring (Two Songs), Op. 72


Work composed for voice and orchestra

Film score

Simple People, Op. 71


1944

age 38
Work for chamber orchestra

Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67


Work composed for piano trio

Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 2 in A major, Op. 68


Work composed for string quartet

Work for choir

Suite from Zoya, Op. 64a


Work composed for chorus and orchestra

Incidental music

Russian River, Op. 66


Work composed for soloist, choir and orchestra

Film score

Zoya, Op. 64


1943

age 37
Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65


Premiere on 1943-11-04

Work for soloist

Piano Sonata No. 2 in B minor, Op. 61


Work composed for piano

Work for choir

Three Russian Folk Songs


Work composed for soloist, chorus and piano

Work for choir

Russian Folk Songs


Work composed for chorus

Song, lied

Patriotic Song


Work composed for voice

Song, lied

Song About the Red Army


1942

age 36
Work for orchestra

Solemn March


Work composed for military orchestra

Song, lied

6 Romances, Opp. 62


Work composed for piano and bass

Incidental music

Native Leningrad (Native Country), Op. 63


1941

age 35
Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 60, “Leningrad”


Work composed for orchestra

Premiere on 1942-03-05

Work for choir

The Oath to the People's Commissar


Work composed for bass, chorus and piano

Work for choir

Songs of a Guard's Division : The Fearless Regiments Are On the Move


Work composed for bass, mixed choir and piano

Work for chamber orchestra

Polka in F-sharp minor, Op. 58i


Work composed for harp

1940

age 34
Work for chamber orchestra

Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57


Work composed for piano quintet

Opera

Katyusha Maslova


Incidental music

King Lear, Op. 58a


Film score

The Adventures of Korzinkina, Op. 59


1939

age 33
Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 54


Premiere on 1939-11-05

Song, lied

Seven Finnish Folk Songs, Op. 56a


Folksong, composed for soprano, tenor and small orchestra

Film score

Music to the animated film The Silly Little Mouse, Op. 56


Film score

The Great Citizen (II), Op. 55


1938

age 32
Work for orchestra

Suite No. 2 for jazz band


Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 1 in C major, Op. 49


Work composed for string quartet

Opera

The Twelve Chairs


Operetta

Work for choir

Suite from The Maxim film-Trilogy, Op. 50a


Work composed for orchestra and chorus

Film score

The Man with a Gun, Op. 53


Film score

The Great Citizen (I), Op. 52


Film score

Friends, Op. 51


Film score

The Vyborg Side, Op. 50


1937

age 31
Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47


Premiere on 1937-11-21

Song, lied

4 Romances, Opp. 46


texts by Pushkin

Work composed for bass and piano

Film score

Volochayev Days, Op. 48


Film score

The Return of Maxim, Op. 45


1936

age 30
Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 4 in C minor, Op. 43


Premiere on 1961-12-30

Incidental music

Hail, Spain !, Op. 44


1935

age 29
Work for orchestra

Suite from The Limpid Stream, Op. 39a


Work composed for jazz band

Work for orchestra

Suite from The Tale of the Priest and of His Workman Balda, Op. 36a


Ballet

The Limpid Stream, Op. 39


Film score

Girl Friends, Op. 41a


Work for orchestra

5 Fragments for small orchestra, Opp. 42


Film score

The Youth of Maxim, Op. 41


1934

age 28
Work for chamber orchestra

Cello Sonata in D minor, Op. 40


Work composed for cello and piano

Work for orchestra

Suite No. 1 for jazz band, Op. 38a


Incidental music

The Human Comedy, Op. 37


Work composed for small orchestra

Film score

Music to the animated film The Tale of the Priest and of His Workman Balda, Op. 36


Work composed for chamber orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

Moderato for cello and piano, Op. 40a


Film score

Love and Hate, Op. 38


1933

age 27
Work for orchestra with soloist

Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 35


Work composed for piano and orchestra

Premiere on 1933-10-15

Work for soloist

24 Preludes, Opp. 34


Work composed for piano

1932

age 26
Work for orchestra

From Karl Marx to Our Own Days


Symphonic poem, composed for soloist, chorus and orchestra

Work for orchestra

Suite from Hamlet, Op. 32a


Work composed for small orchestra

Song, lied

6 Melodies, Opp. 21


Melody, composed for tenor and orchestra

Opera

Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Op. 29


texts by Dmitri Shostakovich

Published in 1934

Premiere on 1934-01-22

Opera

The Big Lightning


Opera

Orango


Film score

Counterplan, Op. 33


Incidental music

Hamlet, Op. 32


1931

age 25
Work for chamber orchestra

2 Pieces for string quartet


Work for orchestra

The Green Company


overture

Work for orchestra

Suite from Golden Mountains, Op. 30a


Work composed for orchestra

Work for orchestra

Suite from The Bolt, Op. 27a


Work composed for orchestra

Ballet

The Bolt, Op. 27


Incidental music

Hypothetically Murdered, Op. 31


Film score

Golden Mountains, Op. 30


Incidental music

Rule, Britannia!, Op. 28


Film score

Alone, Op. 26


1930

age 24
Work for orchestra

The Age of Gold, Op. 22a


Suite, composed for orchestra

Incidental music

Virgin Soil, Op. 25


Ballet

The Golden Age, Op. 22


1929

age 23
Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 20, “The First of May”


Work composed for orchestra and chorus

Premiere on 1930-01-21

Film score

Music to the silent film The New Babylon, Op. 18


Work composed for small orchestra

Work for orchestra

Two Pieces for Erwin Dressel's Opera Armer Columbus, Op. 23


Work composed for orchestra

Incidental music

The Gunshot, Op. 24


Incidental music

The Bedbug, Op. 19


1928

age 22
Song, lied

Suite from The Nose, Op. 15a


texts by Yevgeny Zamyatin

Work composed for tenor, baritone and orchestra

Premiere on 1930-01-18

Opera

The Nose, Op. 15


texts by Yevgeny Zamyatin

Premiere on 1930-01-18

1927

age 21
Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 2 in B major, Op. 14, “October”


Work composed for orchestra and chorus

Premiere on 1927-11-05

Work for soloist

Aphorisms, ten pieces for piano, Op. 13


Work composed for piano

1926

age 20
Work for soloist

Piano Sonata No. 1, Op. 12


Work composed for piano

1925

age 19
Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10


Premiere on 1926-05-12

Work for chamber orchestra

Prelude and Scherzo for string octet, Op. 11


fr

1924

age 18
Work for orchestra

Scherzo in E-flat major, Op. 7


Work composed for orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

3 Pieces for cello and piano, Opp. 9


1923

age 17
Work for chamber orchestra

Piano Trio No. 1 in C minor, Op. 8


Work composed for piano trio

1922

age 16
Work for soloist

Three Fantastic Dances, Op. 5


Work composed for piano

Work for chamber orchestra

Suite for 2 pianos in F-sharp minor, Op. 6


Song, lied

Two Fables of Krylov, Op. 4


Work composed for mezzo-soprano, female choir and chamber orchestra

Work for orchestra

Variation in B-flat major, Op. 3


Work composed for orchestra

1921

age 15
Work for soloist

5 Preludes


Work composed for piano

1920

age 14
Work for soloist

Murzilka


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Minuet, Prelude and Intermezzo for piano


Work for soloist

8 Preludes for piano, Opp. 2


1919

age 13
Work for orchestra

Scherzo in F-sharp minor, Op. 1


Work composed for orchestra

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