Dmitri Shostakovich Masterpieces

Essential works

1906
Dmitri Shostakovich
1975
210+ works listed
age 68
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1937

Symphony No. 5 in D minor

Work for orchestra

1938

Suite No. 2 for jazz band

Work for orchestra

1925

Symphony No. 1 in F minor

Work for orchestra

1933

Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor

Work for orchestra with soloist

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)

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)

Other renowned works

1960 - String Quartet No. 8 in C minor

1959 - Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major

1953 - Symphony No. 10 in E minor

1936 - Symphony No. 4 in C minor

1932 - Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

Compositions by Dmitri Shostakovich (210+) ...

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 °

1875-1937 Maurice Ravel °

1863-1945 Pietro Mascagni

1935-oooo Arvo Pärt

1932-oooo John Williams

° : Masterpieces listed

On stage or recorded, listen these essential works Dmitri Shostakovich




The purpose of these pages is to point out few relevant works only among tens of thousands and to provide some chronological references.

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