Shostakovich: The Complete Symphonies

Eliahu Inbal · Conductor

Works

Dmitri Schostakowitsch
Symphony No. 1 in f minor op. 10
Dmitri Schostakowitsch
Symphony No. 2 in B major op. 14 "To October"
Dmitri Schostakowitsch
Symphony No. 3 in E flat major op. 20 "First of May"
Dmitri Schostakowitsch
Symphony No. 4 in c minor op. 43
Dmitri Schostakowitsch
Symphony No. 5 in d minor op. 47
Dmitri Schostakowitsch
Symphony No. 6 in b minor op. 54
Dmitri Schostakowitsch
Symphony No. 7 in C major op. 60 "Leningrad"
Dmitri Schostakowitsch
Symphony No. 8 in c minor op. 65
Dmitri Schostakowitsch
Symphony No. 9 in E flat major op. 70
Dmitri Schostakowitsch
Symphony No. 10 in e minor op. 93
Dmitri Schostakowitsch
Symphony No. 11 in g minor op. 103 "The year 1905"
Dmitri Schostakowitsch
Symphony No. 12 in d minor op. 112 "The year of 1917"
Dmitri Schostakowitsch
Symphony No. 13 in B flat minor op. 113 "Babi Yar"
Dmitri Schostakowitsch
Symphony No. 14 in g minor for Soprano, Basso and Chamber Orchestra op. 135
Dmitri Schostakowitsch
Symphony No. 15 in A major op. 141

Tracks

CD 1
76:05
Dmitri Schostakowitsch
Symphonie Nr. 1 f-moll op. 10
1.
1. Satz: Allegretto – Allegro non troppo
9:00
2.
2. Satz: Allegro
4:50
3.
3. Satz: Lento
9:15
4.
4. Satz: Lento – Allegro molto – Largo – Presto
9:56
Symphonie Nr. 15 A-Dur op. 141
5.
1. Satz: Allegretto
7:59
6.
2. Satz: Adagio – Largo – Adagio – Largo
15:08
7.
3. Satz: Allegretto
4:21
8.
4. Satz: Adagio – Allegretto – Adagio – Allegretto
15:36
CD 10
62:16
Symphonie Nr. 11 g-moll op. 103 "Das Jahr 1905"
1.
1. Satz: Adagio "Der Palastplatz"
15:03
2.
2. Satz: Allegro "Der 9. Januar"
18:56
3.
3. Satz: Adagio "Ewiges Andenken"
13:32
4.
4. Satz: Allegro non troppo "Sturmgeläut"
14:45
CD 11
51:32
Symphonie Nr. 14 g-moll für Sopran, Bass und Kammerorchester op. 135
1.
1. Satz: "De profundis"
4:47
2.
2. Satz: "Malagueña"
2:56
3.
3. Satz: "Loreley"
8:45
4.
4. Satz: "Der Selbstmörder"
6:52
5.
5. Satz: "Auf Wacht"
3:00
6.
6. Satz: "Sehen Sie, Madame!"
2:05
7.
7. Satz: "Im Kerker der Santé"
10:15
8.
8. Satz: "Antwort der Zaporoger Kosaken an den Sultan von Konstantinopel"
2:01
9.
9. Satz: "An Delwig"
4:49
10.
10. Satz: "Der Tod des Dichters"
4:53
11.
11. Satz: "Schlußstück"
1:09
CD 2
65:39
Symphonie Nr. 5 d-moll op. 47
1.
1. Satz: Moderato
16:53
2.
2. Satz: Allegretto
5:18
3.
3. Satz: Largo
14:37
4.
4. Satz: Allegro non troppo
11:29
5.
Symphonie Nr. 2 H-Dur op. 14 "An den Oktober"
17:22
CD 3
57:28
Symphonie Nr. 9 Es-Dur op. 70
1.
1. Satz: Allegro
5:39
2.
2. Satz: Moderato
7:09
3.
3. Satz: Presto
3:13
4.
4. Satz: Largo
3:02
5.
5. Satz: Allegretto
6:23
6.
Symphonie Nr. 3 Es-Dur op. 20 "Zum ersten Mai"
32:02
CD 4
63:23
Symphonie Nr. 4 c-moll op. 43
1.
1. Satz: Allegretto poco moderato – Presto
28:16
2.
2. Satz: Moderato con moto
9:07
3.
3. Satz: Largo – Allegro
26:00
CD 5
73:35
Symphonie Nr. 6 h-moll op. 54
1.
1. Satz: Largo
20:22
2.
2. Satz: Allegro
6:35
3.
3. Satz: Presto
7:09
Symphonie Nr. 12 d-moll op. 112 "Das Jahr 1917"
4.
1. Satz: Moderato – Allegro – Più mosso – Allegro "Revolutionäres Petrograd"
12:54
5.
2. Satz: Allegro. L'istesso tempo – Adagio "Rasliw"
11:51
6.
3. Satz: L'istesso tempo – Allegro "Aurora"
4:28
7.
4. Satz: L'istesso tempo – Allegretto – Allegro – Moderato "Morgenröte der Menschheit"
10:16
CD 6
75:52
Symphonie Nr. 7 C-Dur op. 60 "Leningrader"
1.
1. Satz: Allegretto
28:38
2.
2. Satz: Moderato poco allegretto
11:49
3.
3. Satz: Adagio
19:07
4.
4. Satz: Allegro non troppo
16:18
CD 7
47:48
Symphonie Nr. 8 c-moll op. 65
1.
1. Satz: Adagio
28:01
2.
2. Satz: Allegretto
7:09
3.
3. Satz: Allegro non troppo
3:13
4.
4. Satz: Largo
3:02
5.
5. Satz: Allegretto
6:23
CD 8
62:06
Symphonie Nr. 10 e-moll op. 93
1.
1. Satz: Moderato
15:03
2.
2. Satz: Allegro
18:56
3.
3. Satz: Allegretto
13:22
4.
4. Satz: Andante – Allegro
14:45
CD 9
59:46
Symphonie Nr. 13 b-moll op. 113 "Babi Jar"
1.
1. Satz: Adagio "Babij Jar"
14:52
2.
2. Satz: Allegretto "Humor"
7:32
3.
3. Satz: Adagio "Im Laden"
12:11
4.
4. Satz: Adagio "Ängste"
11:55
5.
5. Satz: Allegretto "Eine Karriere"
13:16
Total playing time695:30
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His first major musical achievement was the First Symphony (premiered 1926), written as his graduation piece at the age of 19. Shostakovich was commissioned in March 1927 to write a kind of hymn for the celebrations of the 10th anniversary of the October Revolution. As a result, in summer he composed the 2nd Symphony "To the October" in B-flat major, one of his most avant-garde compositions of that time. The 3rd Symphony in E- flat major subtitles "To May 1". After withdrawing his 4th Symphony in c-minor due to a critical Pravda article Shostakovich composed the moderate 5th Symphony in d-minor in Crimea. The purely instrumental 6th Symphony was completed in September 1939. The 7th Symphony in C-major is considered to be Shostakovich's most famous work. The epic 8th Symphony in c-minor, in which he settled with Stalin, premiered in Moscow in 1943 under Yevgeny Mrawinski in e-minor. 1957 followed the 11th Symphony in g-minor with the subtitle "The year 1905" referring to the St. Petersburg Blood Sunday. After the premiere of the 12th Symphony in d-minor, Shostakovich's admission to the CPSU took place, which heavily burdened him. With his 13th Symphony in b-minor Shostakovich again came under criticism, as the work to words of the poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko denounces the Russian anti-semitism; the work was discontinued after a few performances. The 14th Symphony for soprano, bass and chamber orchestra already dealt with the subject of death and farewell. The 15th Symphony in A-major, his last one, is an enigmatic, at first glance friendly, rather abysmal, retrospective of a composer's life full of ups and downs. A recording with the Wiener Symphoniker conducted by Eliahu Inbal.

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