Saturday, December 31, 2016

Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 11 ''The Year 1905'' (Alexander Lazarev)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Symphony No. 11 in G minor, Op. 103 - "The Year 1905": 1. The Palace Square (Adagio)
  2. Symphony No. 11 in G minor, Op. 103 - "The Year 1905": 2. January 9th (Allegro)
  3. Symphony No. 11 in G minor, Op. 103 - "The Year 1905": 3. Eternal Memory (Adagio)
  4. Symphony No. 11 in G minor, Op. 103 - "The Year 1905": 4. The Toscin (Allegro non troppo)

Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Alexander Lazarev, conductor
Date: 2005
Label: Linn
http://www.linnrecords.com/recording-shostakovich-symphony-no--11-sacd.aspx

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Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 10; The Gadfly Suite (Frank Shipway)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93: 1. Moderato
  2. Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93: 2. Allegro
  3. Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93: 3. Allegretto
  4. Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93: 4. Andante - Allegro
  5. The Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a: 1. Overture
  6. The Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a: 2. Romance
  7. The Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a: 3. Scene

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Frank Shipway, conductor
Date: 1995
Label: Royal Philharmonic Masterworks


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Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 10 (Herbert von Karajan)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Symphony No. 10 in E minor: 1. Moderato
  2. Symphony No. 10 in E minor: 2. Allegro
  3. Symphony No. 10 in E minor: 3. Allegretto
  4. Symphony No. 10 in E minor: 4. Andante - Allegro

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Date: 1981
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
http://deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4775909

More info & reviews:
https://www.amazon.com/Shostakovich-Symphony-No-10-Dmitry/dp/B000E0LBBI


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Friday, December 30, 2016

Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 9; Suite from Katerina Ismailova (Neeme Järvi)


Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Symphony No. 9 in E flat major, Op. 70: I. Allegro
  2. Symphony No. 9 in E flat major, Op. 70: II. Moderato
  3. Symphony No. 9 in E flat major, Op. 70: III. Presto
  4. Symphony No. 9 in E flat major, Op. 70: IV. Largo
  5. Symphony No. 9 in E flat major, Op. 70: V. Allegretto 
  6. Festive Overture, Op. 96
  7. Suite from "Katerina Ismailova": I. Allegretto
  8. Suite from "Katerina Ismailova": II. Allegro con brio
  9. Suite from "Katerina Ismailova": III. Largo
  10. Suite from "Katerina Ismailova": IV. Allegretto
  11. Suite from "Katerina Ismailova": V. Presto
  12. Tea for two (Taiti Trot), Op. 16

Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Neeme Järvi, conductor
Date: 1987
Label: Chandos
https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/CHAN%208587

More info & reviews:
http://www.amazon.com/Shostakovich-Symphony-Katerina-Ismailova-Overture/dp/B000000AGQ

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Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 7 "Leningrad" (Mariss Jansons)


Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 60 - "Leningrad": I. War (Allegretto)
  2. Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 60 - "Leningrad": II. Memories (Moderato poco allegretto)
  3. Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 60 - "Leningrad": III. My Native Field (Adagio)
  4. Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 60 - "Leningrad": IV. Victory (Allegro non troppo)

Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra
Mariss Jansons, conductor
Date: 1988
Label: EMI

Reviews for complete cycle:
http://www.classicstoday.com/review/review-13118/
http://www.allmusic.com/album/shostakovich-the-complete-symphonies-box-set-mw0001944006

Some critics prefer this to Jansons' later recording with the Concertgebouw:
http://www.classicstoday.com/review/review-12997/
http://www.allmusic.com/album/shostakovich-symphony-no-7-mw0001860838

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Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphonies Nos. 1 & 7 (Leonard Bernstein)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich

CD1:
  1. Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10: 1. Allegretto - Allegro non troppo
  2. Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10: 2. Allegro - Meno mosso
  3. Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10: 3. Lento - Largo -
  4. Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10: 4. Allegro molto - Presto
  5. Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 60 - "Leningrad": 1. Allegretto
CD2:
  1. Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 60 - "Leningrad": 2. Moderato (poco allegretto)
  2. Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 60 - "Leningrad": 3. Adagio
  3. Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 60 - "Leningrad": 4. Allegro non troppo

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Date: 1988
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
http://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4276322


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Thursday, December 29, 2016

Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 15 (Kurt Sanderling; Cleveland Orchestra)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Symphony No. 15 in A major, Op. 141: I. Allegretto
  2. Symphony No. 15 in A major, Op. 141: II. Adagio
  3. Symphony No. 15 in A major, Op. 141: III. Allegretto
  4. Symphony No. 15 in A major, Op. 141: IV. Adagio

Cleveland Orchestra
Kurt Sanderling, conductor
Date: 1992
Label: Erato


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Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 15 (Kurt Sanderling; Berlin Symphony Orchestra)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Symphony No. 15 in A major, Op. 141: I. Allegretto
  2. Symphony No. 15 in A major, Op. 141: II. Adagio - Largo - Adagio - Largo
  3. Symphony No. 15 in A major, Op. 141: III. Allegretto
  4. Symphony No. 15 in A major, Op. 141: IV. Adagio - Allegretto - Adagio - Allegretto

Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Kurt Sanderling, conductor
Date: 1978
Label: Berlin Classics


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Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 8 (Kurt Sanderling)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65: I. Adagio
  2. Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65: II. Allegretto
  3. Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65: III. Allegro non troppo
  4. Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65: IV. Largo
  5. Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65: V. Allegretto

Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Kurt Sanderling, conductor
Date: 1977
Label: Berlin Classics


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Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 (Kurt Sanderling)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47: I. Moderato - Allegro non troppo
  2. Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47: II. Allegretto
  3. Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47: III. Largo
  4. Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47: IV. Allegro non troppo

Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Kurt Sanderling, conductor
Date: 1984
Label: Berlin Classics


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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 10 (Evgeny Mravinsky)


Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93: I. Moderato
  2. Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93: II. Allegro
  3. Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93: III. Allegretto
  4. Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93: IV. Andante - Allegro

Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra
Evgeny Mravinsky, conductor
Date: 1976
Label: Erato


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Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 8 (Evgeny Mravinsky)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65: 1. Adagio
  2. Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65: 2. Allegretto
  3. Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65: 3. Allegro non troppo
  4. Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65: 4. Largo
  5. Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65: 5. Allegretto

Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra
Evgeny Mravinsky, conductor
Date: 1982
Label: Regis (orginal recorded by Philips)


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Dmitri Shostakovich; Nikolai Myaskovsky - Symphonies (Evgeny Mravinsky; Kirill Kondrashin)


Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich; Nikolai Myaskovsky
  1. Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47: 1. Moderato - Allegro non troppo
  2. Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47: 2. Allegretto
  3. Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47: 3. Largo
  4. Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47: 4. Allegro non troppo
  5. Myaskovsky - Symphony No. 15 in D minor, Op. 38: 1. Andante - Allegro appassionato
  6. Myaskovsky - Symphony No. 15 in D minor, Op. 38: 2. Moderato assai
  7. Myaskovsky - Symphony No. 15 in D minor, Op. 38: 3. Allegro molto, ma con garbo
  8. Myaskovsky - Symphony No. 15 in D minor, Op. 38: 4. Poco pesante - Allegro ma non troppo

Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Evgeny Mravinsky (1-4)
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, cond, Kirill Kondrashin (5-8)
Date: 1963 (5-8), 1966 (1-4)
Label: Audiophile Classics

More info & reviews:
http://www.amazon.com/Shostakovich-Sym-No-Miaskovsky-15/dp/B00002541V


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Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 8 (Vasily Petrenko)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65: I. Adagio - Allegro non troppo
  2. Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65: II. Allegretto
  3. Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65: III. Allegro non troppo -
  4. Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65: IV. Largo -
  5. Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65: V. Allegretto

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Vasily Petrenko, conductor
Date: 2010
Label: Naxos
http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.572392

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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 14 (Vasily Petrenko)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Symphony No. 14, Op. 135: I. De profundis (Adagio)
  2. Symphony No. 14, Op. 135: II. Malagueña (Allegretto) -
  3. Symphony No. 14, Op. 135: III. Lorelei (Allegro molto) -
  4. Symphony No. 14, Op. 135: IV. The Suicide (Adagio)
  5. Symphony No. 14, Op. 135: V. On Watch (Allegretto) -
  6. Symphony No. 14, Op. 135: VI. Madam, look! (Allegretto) -
  7. Symphony No. 14, Op. 135: VII. At the Santé Prison (Adagio)
  8. Symphony No. 14, Op. 135: VIII. The Zaporozhian Cossacks' Reply to the Sultan of Constantinople (Allegro) -
  9. Symphony No. 14, Op. 135: IX. O, Del'vig, Del'vig! (Andante)
  10. Symphony No. 14, Op. 135: X. The Death of the Poet (Largo) -
  11. Symphony No. 14, Op. 135: XI. Conclusion: (Moderato)

Alexander Vinogradov, bass
Gal James, soprano
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Vasily Petrenko, conductor

Date: 2013
Label: Naxos
http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.573132

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Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphonies Nos. 6 & 12 (Vasily Petrenko)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 54: I. Largo
  2. Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 54: II. Allegro
  3. Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 54: III. Presto
  4. Symphony No. 12 in D minor "The Year 1917", Op. 112: I. Revolutionary Petrograd (Moderato) -
  5. Symphony No. 12 in D minor "The Year 1917", Op. 112: II. Razliv (Adagio) -
  6. Symphony No. 12 in D minor "The Year 1917", Op. 112: III. Aurora (Allegro) -
  7. Symphony No. 12 in D minor "The Year 1917", Op. 112: IV. The Dawn of Humanity (L'istesso tempo)

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Vasily Petrenko, conductor
Date: 2009 (4-7), 2010 (1-3)
Label: Naxos
http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.572658

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Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 10 (Vasily Petrenko)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93: I. Moderato
  2. Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93: II. Allegro
  3. Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93: III. Allegretto
  4. Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93: IV. Andante - Allegro

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Vasily Petrenko, conductor
Date: 2010
Label: Naxos
http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.572461

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Monday, December 26, 2016

Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 4 (Vasily Petrenko)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Symphony No. 4 in C minor, Op. 43: I. Allegretto poco moderato
  2. Symphony No. 4 in C minor, Op. 43: II. Moderato con moto
  3. Symphony No. 4 in C minor, Op. 43: III. Largo - Allegro

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Vasily Petrenko, conductor
Date: 2013
Label: Naxos
http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.573188

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Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphonies Nos. 1 & 3 (Vasily Petrenko)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10: I. Allegretto - Allegro non troppo
  2. Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10: II. Allegro
  3. Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10: III. Lento - Largo -
  4. Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10: IV. Lento - Allegro molto - Adagio - Largo - Presto
  5. Symphony No. 3 in E flat major 'The First of May', Op. 20: Allegretto -
  6. Symphony No. 3 in E flat major 'The First of May', Op. 20: Più mosso -
  7. Symphony No. 3 in E flat major 'The First of May', Op. 20: Andante -
  8. Symphony No. 3 in E flat major 'The First of May', Op. 20: Allegro -
  9. Symphony No. 3 in E flat major 'The First of May', Op. 20: Andante -
  10. Symphony No. 3 in E flat major 'The First of May', Op. 20: Moderato 'V pervoy, pervoye maya'

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra
Vasily Petrenko, conductor
Date: 2011
Label: Naxos
http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.572396

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Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 4 (Myung-whun Chung)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Symphony No. 4 in C minor, Op. 43: I. Allegro poco moderato -
  2. Symphony No. 4 in C minor, Op. 43: Presto
  3. Symphony No. 4 in C minor, Op. 43: II. Moderato con moto
  4. Symphony No. 4 in C minor, Op. 43: III. Largo -
  5. Symphony No. 4 in C minor, Op. 43: Allegro

Philadelphia Orchestra
Myung-whun Chung, conductor
Date: 1994
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
http://deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4477592


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Sunday, December 25, 2016

Dmitri Shostakovich - Cello Concertos (Alisa Weilerstein)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Cello Concerto No. 1, Op. 107: I. Allegretto
  2. Cello Concerto No. 1, Op. 107: II. Moderato - attacca:
  3. Cello Concerto No. 1, Op. 107: III. Cadenza - attacca:
  4. Cello Concerto No. 1, Op. 107: IV. Allegro con moto
  5. Cello Concerto No. 2, Op. 126: I. Largo
  6. Cello Concerto No. 2, Op. 126: II. Allegretto - attacca:
  7. Cello Concerto No. 2, Op. 126: III. Allegretto

Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor

Date: 2016
Label: Decca
http://www.deccaclassics.com/us/cat/4830835

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Dmitri Shostakovich - Cello Concertos (Heinrich Schiff)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Cello Concerto No. 1, Op. 107: I. Allegretto
  2. Cello Concerto No. 1, Op. 107: II. Moderato
  3. Cello Concerto No. 1, Op. 107: III. Cadenza -
  4. Cello Concerto No. 1, Op. 107: IV. Allegro con moto
  5. Cello Concerto No. 2, Op. 126: I. Largo
  6. Cello Concerto No. 2, Op. 126: II. Allegretto -
  7. Cello Concerto No. 2, Op. 126: III. Allegretto

Heinrich Schiff, cello
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Maxim Shostakovich, conductor

Date: 1984
Label: Philips
http://www.deccaclassics.com/us/cat/4757575


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Saturday, December 24, 2016

Sergei Prokofiev; Dmitri Shostakovich - Violin Concertos No. 2 (Maxim Vengerov)


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Composer: Sergei Prokofiev; Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Prokofiev - Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63: I. Allegro moderato
  2. Prokofiev - Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63: II. Andante assai
  3. Prokofiev - Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63: III. Allegro ben marcato
  4. Shostakovich - Violin Concerto No. 2 in C sharp minor, Op. 129: I. Moderato
  5. Shostakovich - Violin Concerto No. 2 in C sharp minor, Op. 129: II. Adagio
  6. Shostakovich - Violin Concerto No. 2 in C sharp minor, Op. 129: III. Adagio - Allegro

Maxim Vengerov, violin
London Symphony Orchestra
Mstislav Rostropovich, conductor
Date: 1997
Label: Teldec


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Sergei Prokofiev; Dmitri Shostakovich - Violin Concertos No. 1 (Maxim Vengerov)


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Composer: Sergei Prokofiev; Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Prokofiev - Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 19: I. Andantino
  2. Prokofiev - Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 19: II. Scherzo (Vivacissimo)
  3. Prokofiev - Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 19: III. Moderato
  4. Shostakovich - Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 77: I. Nocturne (Moderato)
  5. Shostakovich - Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 77: II. Scherzo (Allegro)
  6. Shostakovich - Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 77: III. Passacaglia (Andante)
  7. Shostakovich - Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 77: IV. Burlesque (Allegro con brio)

Maxim Vengerov, violin
London Symphony Orchestra
Mstislav Rostropovich, conductor
Date: 1994
Label: Teldec


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Dmitri Shostakovich - Violin Concerto; Cello Concerto (David Oistrakh; Mstislav Rostropovich)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 99: I. Nocturne. Adagio
  2. Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 99: II. Scherzo. Allegro non troppo
  3. Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 99: III. Passacaglia. Andante
  4. Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 99: IV. Burlesca. Allegro con brio
  5. Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 107: I. Allegretto
  6. Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 107: II. Moderato
  7. Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 107: III. Cadenza
  8. Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 107: IV. Allegro con molto

David Oistrakh, violin (1-4)
Mstislav Rostropovich, cello (5-8)
New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Dimitri Mitropoulos (1-4)
Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Eugene Ormandy (5-8)

Date: 1956 (1-4), 1959 (5-8)
Label: Sony Classical


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Friday, December 23, 2016

Dmitri Shostakovich; Rodion Shchedrin - Piano Concertos (Marc-André Hamelin)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich; Rodion Shchedrin
  1. Shostakovich - Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 35: I. Allegretto
  2. Shostakovich - Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 35: II. Lento -
  3. Shostakovich - Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 35: III. Moderato -
  4. Shostakovich - Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 35: IV. Allegro con brio
  5. Shostakovich - Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102: I. Allegro
  6. Shostakovich - Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102: II. Andante
  7. Shostakovich - Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102: III. Allegro
  8. Shchedrin - Piano Concerto No. 2: I. Dialogues: Tempo rubato
  9. Shchedrin - Piano Concerto No. 2: II. Improvisations: Allegro
  10. Shchedrin - Piano Concerto No. 2: III. Contrasts: Andante - Allegro

Marc-André Hamelin, piano
Mark O'Keeffe, trumpet (1-4)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Litton, conductor

Date: 2003
Label: Hyperion
http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA67425

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Dmitri Shostakovich - Piano Concertos; etc. (Dmitri Shostakovich)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Concerto for piano, trumpet & strings in C minor, Op. 35: I. Allegro moderato - Allegro vivace - Moderato
  2. Concerto for piano, trumpet & strings in C minor, Op. 35: II. Lento
  3. Concerto for piano, trumpet & strings in C minor, Op. 35: III. Moderato
  4. Concerto for piano, trumpet & strings in C minor, Op. 35: IV. Allegro con brio - Presto - Allegretto poco moderato - Allegro con brio
  5. Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102: I. Allegro
  6. Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102: II. Andante
  7. Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102: III. Allegro
  8. Three Fantastic Dances, Op. 5: I. Allegretto
  9. Three Fantastic Dances, Op. 5: II. Andantino
  10. Three Fantastic Dances, Op. 5: III. Allegretto
  11. Prelude and Fugue, Op. 87: No. 1 in C major
  12. Prelude and Fugue, Op. 87: No. 4 in E minor
  13. Prelude and Fugue, Op. 87: No. 5 in D major
  14. Prelude and Fugue, Op. 87: No. 23 in F major
  15. Prelude and Fugue, Op. 87: No. 24 in D minor

Dmitri Shostakovich, piano
Ludovic Vaillant, trumpet (1-4)
Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française (1-7)
André Cluytens, conductor (1-7)

Date: 1958
Label: EMI


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Thursday, December 22, 2016

Dmitri Shostakovich - Chamber Symphonies (Graham Ross)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Chamber Symphony Op. 110a (Quartet No. 8, arr. Rudolf Barshai): I. Largo
  2. Chamber Symphony Op. 110a (Quartet No. 8, arr. Rudolf Barshai): II. Allegro molto
  3. Chamber Symphony Op. 110a (Quartet No. 8, arr. Rudolf Barshai): III. Allegretto
  4. Chamber Symphony Op. 110a (Quartet No. 8, arr. Rudolf Barshai): IV. Largo
  5. Chamber Symphony Op. 110a (Quartet No. 8, arr. Rudolf Barshai): V. Largo
  6. Chamber Symphony 'Eine kleine Symphonie', Op. 49a (Quartet No. 1, arr. Rudolf Barshai): I. Moderato
  7. Chamber Symphony 'Eine kleine Symphonie', Op. 49a (Quartet No. 1, arr. Rudolf Barshai): II. Moderato
  8. Chamber Symphony 'Eine kleine Symphonie', Op. 49a (Quartet No. 1, arr. Rudolf Barshai): III. Allegro molto
  9. Chamber Symphony 'Eine kleine Symphonie', Op. 49a (Quartet No. 1, arr. Rudolf Barshai): IV. Allegro
  10. Chamber Symphony 'Symphonie für Streicher', Op. 118a (Quartet No. 10, arr. Rudolf Barshai): I. Andante
  11. Chamber Symphony 'Symphonie für Streicher', Op. 118a (Quartet No. 10, arr. Rudolf Barshai): II. Allegretto furioso
  12. Chamber Symphony 'Symphonie für Streicher', Op. 118a (Quartet No. 10, arr. Rudolf Barshai): III. Adagio
  13. Chamber Symphony 'Symphonie für Streicher', Op. 118a (Quartet No. 10, arr. Rudolf Barshai): IV. Allegretto

The Dmitri Ensemble
Graham Ross, conductor
Date: 2015
Label: Harmonia Mundi
http://www.harmoniamundi.com/#!/albums/2088

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Dmitri Shostakovich - Chamber Symphonies (Rudolf Barshai)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich; Alfred Schnittke

CD1:
  1. Shostakovich - Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a (orch. Barshai): 1. Largo -
  2. Shostakovich - Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a (orch. Barshai): 2. Allegro molto -
  3. Shostakovich - Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a (orch. Barshai): 3. Allegretto -
  4. Shostakovich - Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a (orch. Barshai): 4. Largo -
  5. Shostakovich - Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a (orch. Barshai): 5. Largo
  6. Shostakovich - Symphony for strings, Op. 118a (orch. Barshai): 1. Andante
  7. Shostakovich - Symphony for strings, Op. 118a (orch. Barshai): 2. Allegretto furioso
  8. Shostakovich - Symphony for strings, Op. 118a (orch. Barshai): 3. Adagio -
  9. Shostakovich - Symphony for strings, Op. 118a (orch. Barshai): 4. Allgretto - Andante
  10. Shostakovich - Chamber Symphony, Op. 83a (orch. Barshai): 1. Allegretto
  11. Shostakovich - Chamber Symphony, Op. 83a (orch. Barshai): 2. Andantino
  12. Shostakovich - Chamber Symphony, Op. 83a (orch. Barshai): 3. Allegretto -
  13. Shostakovich - Chamber Symphony, Op. 83a (orch. Barshai): 4. Allegretto
CD2:
  1. Shostakovich - Symphony for strings & woodwinds, Op. 73a (orch. Barshai): 1. Allegretto
  2. Shostakovich - Symphony for strings & woodwinds, Op. 73a (orch. Barshai): 2. Moderato con moto
  3. Shostakovich - Symphony for strings & woodwinds, Op. 73a (orch. Barshai): 3. Allegro non troppo
  4. Shostakovich - Symphony for strings & woodwinds, Op. 73a (orch. Barshai): 4. Adagio -
  5. Shostakovich - Symphony for strings & woodwinds, Op. 73a (orch. Barshai): 5. Moderato
  6. Schnittke - Prelude in Memoriam Dmitri Shostakovich
  7. Shostakovich - Symphony No. 15, Op. 141 (arr. Viktor Derevianko & Mark Pekarsky): 1. Allegretto
  8. Shostakovich - Symphony No. 15, Op. 141 (arr. Viktor Derevianko & Mark Pekarsky): 2. Adagio - Largo
  9. Shostakovich - Symphony No. 15, Op. 141 (arr. Viktor Derevianko & Mark Pekarsky): 3. Allegretto
  10. Shostakovich - Symphony No. 15, Op. 141 (arr. Viktor Derevianko & Mark Pekarsky): 4. Adagio - Allegretto

Kremerata Musica (CD2 7-10)
Gidon Kremer, violin & conductor (CD2 6-10)
Chamber Orchestra of Europe (CD1, CD2 1-5)
Rudolf Barshai (CD1, CD2 1-5)

Date: 1989-1991 (Barshai), 1995 (Kremer)
Label: Deutsche Grammophone
http://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4775442


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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

César Franck; Claude Debussy - Piano Quintet; String Quartet (Marc-André Hamelin; Takács Quartet)


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Composer: César Franck; Claude Debussy
  1. Franck - Piano Quintet in F minor, M. 7: 1. Molto moderato quasi lento - Allegro
  2. Franck - Piano Quintet in F minor, M. 7: 2. Lento, con molto sentimento
  3. Franck - Piano Quintet in F minor, M. 7: 3. Allegro non troppo ma con fuoco
  4. Debussy - String Quartet in G minor, L. 91: 1. Animé et très décidé
  5. Debussy - String Quartet in G minor, L. 91: 2. Assez vif et bien rythmé
  6. Debussy - String Quartet in G minor, L. 91: 3. Andantino, doucement expressif
  7. Debussy - String Quartet in G minor, L. 91: 4. Très modéré

Marc-André Hamelin, piano (1-3)
Takács Quartet
Edward Dusinberre, violin
Károly Schranz, violin
Geraldine Walther, viola
Andras Fejér, cello

Date: 2016
Label: Hyperion
http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA68061

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Dmitri Shostakovich - Piano Quintet; String Quartet No. 2 (Marc-André Hamelin; Takács Quartet)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. String Quartet No. 2 in A major, Op. 68: 1. Overture: Moderato con moto
  2. String Quartet No. 2 in A major, Op. 68: 2. Recitative and Romance: Adagio
  3. String Quartet No. 2 in A major, Op. 68: 3. Waltz: Allegro
  4. String Quartet No. 2 in A major, Op. 68: 4. Theme and Variations
  5. Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57: 1. Prelude: Lento - Poco più mosso - Lento
  6. Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57: 2. Fugue: Adagio
  7. Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57: 3. Scherzo: Allegretto
  8. Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57: 4. Intermezzo: Lento
  9. Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57: 5. Finale: Allegretto

Marc-André Hamelin, piano (5-9)
Takács Quartet
Edward Dusinberre, violin
Károly Schranz, violin
Geraldine Walther, viola
Andras Fejér, cello

Date: 2015
Label: Hyperion
http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA67987

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Dmitri Shostakovich - Piano Quintet; Piano Trio No. 2 (Elisabeth Leonskaja; Borodin Quartet)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  1. Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57: 1. Prelude
  2. Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57: 2. Fugue
  3. Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57: 3. Scherzo
  4. Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57: 4. Intermezzo
  5. Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57: 5. Finale
  6. Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67: 1. Andante
  7. Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67: 2. Allegro con brio
  8. Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67: 3. Largo
  9. Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67: 4. Allegretto

Elisabeth Leonskaja, piano
Borodin Quartet

Date: 1995
Label: Teldec

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Dmitri Shostakovich - String Quartets Nos. 1, 8 & 14 (Borodin Quartet)


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Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
  • (01-04) String Quartet No. 1 in C major, Op. 49
  • (05-09) String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110
  • (10-12) String Quartet No. 14 in F sharp major, Op. 142
  • (13) Two Pieces for String Quartet, Op. 36a: I. Elegy: Adagio
  • (14) Two Pieces for String Quartet, Op. 36a: II. Polka: Allegretto

Borodin Quartet
Ruben Aharonian, violin
Sergei Lomovsky, violin
Igor Naidin, viola
Vladimir Balshin, cello

Date: 2015
Label: Decca
http://www.deccaclassics.com/en/cat/4788205

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