Dmitri Shostakovich Masterpieces
Russian Soviet composer and pianist (1906-1975)
- chamber music, opera, symphony, Western classical music
- Russian Empire, Soviet Union
- choreographer, composer, jazz musician, librettist, music pedagogue, pianist, politician, university teacher, writer
Other renowned works
This selection of works is not the result of personal preferences or artistic opinion. Selected works come from an exclusive data analysis method developed by soclassiq.
The dating of the works can be precise or sometimes approximate. It may correspond to the premiere date or publication year or completion of the composition (that can be several years after its first public execution).
1900 .. 1970 : the essential composers
1882-1971 Igor Stravinsky °
1860-1911 Gustav Mahler °
1843-1907 Edvard Grieg °
1865-1957 Jean Sibelius °
1862-1918 Claude Debussy °
1858-1924 Giacomo Puccini °
1873-1943 Sergei Rachmaninoff °
1857-1934 Edward Elgar °
° : Masterpieces listed
On stage or recorded, listen these essential works Dmitri Shostakovich
Meet the greatest works of classical music
Currently, 25000+ works are listed for a small selection of 101 composers among thousands listed here. Many composers are missing of which some are essential: J. Rodriguo, C. Franck, H. Gorecki, C. Nielsen, J.Corigliano, P. Hindemith, C. Ives, A. Webern ... New catalogues will be processed later to complete this experience of the discovery of the classical music masterpieces. Thus this selection of works will be updated.
Through the ages
Some major genres or forms among the 150 listed
The purpose of these pages is to point out few relevant works only among tens of thousands and to provide some chronological references.