Dimitri Shostakovich

Dmitri Shostakovich in 1942
Dmitri Shostakovich in 1942
  • 25 September 1906 – 9 August 1975
  • A Soviet Russian composer and pianist of the 20th century
  • Most famous works include 15 symphonies, the operas "The Nose" and "The Lady of Macbeth of the Mtsensk" and the ballet "The Age of Gold."

 

  Chamber Music Works

 

  • String Quartets
    • Op. 49, String Quartet, No. 1, C, 1935
    • Op. 68, String Quartet, No. 2, A, 1944
    • Op. 73, String Quartet, No. 3, F, 1946
    • Op. 83, String Quartet, No. 4, D, 1949
    • Op. 92, String Quartet, No. 5, Bb, 1952
    • Op. 101, String Quartet, No. 6, G, 1956
    • Op. 108, String Quartet, No. 7, f#, 1960
    • Op. 110, String Quartet, No. 8, c, 1960
    • Op. 117, String Quartet, No. 9, Eb, 1964
    • Op. 118, String Quartet, No. 10, Ab, 1964
    • Op. 122, String Quartet, No. 11, f, 1966
    • Op. 133, String Quartet, No. 12, Db, 1968
    • Op. 138, String Quartet, No. 13, bb, 1970
    • Op. 142, String Quartet, No. 14, F#, 1973
    • Op. 144, String Quartet, No. 15, eb, 1974
  • String Octet
    • Op. 11, "Two Pieces", 1924-25
  • Sonatas
    • Op. 40, Sonata, d, 1934 (cello and piano)
    • Op. 134, Sonata, 1968 (violin and piano)
    • Op. 147, Sonata, 1975 (viola and piano)
  • Piano Trios
    • Op. 8, Piano Trio, No. 1, 1923
    • Op. 67, Piano Trio, No. 2, e, 1944
  • Piano Quintet
    • g, 1940