List of Work by Dmitry Shostakovich

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Op. number Title Instrumentation Year Notes
1 Scherzo in F sharp minor Orchestra 1919
Minuet, Prelude and Intermezzo Piano 1919-1920
2 Eight Preludes Piano 1919–1920 Lost
Murzilka Piano 1920
Five Preludes Piano 1920-1921
3 Theme and Variations in B flat major Orchestra 1921-1922 Transcribed for solo piano as Op.3a
4 Two Fables of Ivan Krylov Mezzo-Soprano, Female Chorus and Chamber Orchestra 1922 Transcribed for mezzo-soprano and piano as Op.4a
5 Three Fantastic Dances Piano 1922
6 Suite in F sharp minor Two Pianos 1922
7 Scherzo in E flat major Orchestra 1923-1924 Transcribed for solo piano as Op.7a
8 Piano Trio No.1 in C minor Piano, Violin, Cello 1923
9 Three Pieces Cello and Piano 1923-1924 Lost
10 Symphony No.1 in F minor Orchestra 1924-1925
11 Two Pieces String Octet 1924-1925
12 Piano Sonata No.1 Piano 1926
13 "Aphorisms", ten pieces Piano 1927
14 Symphony No.2 in B major To October Orchestra and Chorus 1927 Shostakovich made a reduction of the choral score for Voices and Piano
15 The Nose, opera in three acts after Nikolai Gogol Orchestra 1927-1928 Shostakovich assembled a suite from The Nose, for tenor, baritone and orchestra as Op.15a
Shostakovich made a reduction of the accompaniment of The Nose for piano
16 Tahiti Trot Orchestra 1928
17 Two Pieces by Domenico Scarlatti Wind orchestra 1928
18 The New Babylon (silent film music) Small Orchestra 1928-1929
19 The Bedbug (comedy music) by Vladimir Mayakovsky Orchestra 1928-1929 Shostakovich assembled a suite of the from The Bedbug for orchestra as Op.19a
Shostakovich arranged the music to The Budbug for piano as Op.19b
20 Symphony No. 3 in E flat major The First of May Orchestra with Chorus 1929 Shostakovich made a reduction of the score for solo piano, including the vocal score of the final chorus as Op.20a
21 Six Romances on Texts by Japanese Poets Tenor and orchestra 1928-1932 Arranged for tenor and piano as Op.21a
22 The Golden Age, ballet in three acts Orchestra 1929-1930 Shostakovich assembled a suite from The Golden Age for orchestra as Op. 22a
Shostakovich extracted the polka from the suite for solo piano as Op. 22b
Shostakovich later arranged the same piece for piano four hands in 1962 as Op.22c
23 Two Pieces for Erwin Dressel's Opera Armer Columbus Orchestra 1929
24 The Gunshot (play music) by Alexander Bezymensky Orchestra 1929
25 Virgin Soil (play music) by Gorbenko and L'vov Orchestra 1930 Lost
26 Alone (1931 film music) (Odna) Orchestra 1930-1931 Shostakovich assembled a suite from the music for orchestra as Op.26a
27 The Bolt, ballet in three acts Orchestra 1930-1931 Shostakovich assembled a suite from the music for orchestra as Op.27a
28 Rule, Britannia! (play music) by Adrian Piotrovsky Orchestra 1931
Two Pieces String quartet 1931 The first movement is an arrangement of the Polka from the Golden Age
Overture to The Green Company Orchestra 1931
29 Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District, opera in four acts after Nikolai Leskov Orchestra 1930-1932 Shostakovich assembled a suite from the music for orchestra as Op.29a
Shostakovich extracted the Passacaglia from an Entr'acte to the music for organ
From Karl Marx to our Own Days, a symphonic poem Solo voices, chorus and orchestra 1932
The Big Lightning, unfinished comic opera Orchestra 1932
30 Golden Mountains (film music) Orchestra 1931 Shostakovich assembled a suite from the music for orchestra as Op.30a
31 Hypothetically Murdered (stage music) by Voyevodin and Riss Piano? 1931 Orchestration of Hypothetically Murdered as Op.31a
Reduction of Four Movements of the Music to Hypothetically Murdered for piano as Op.31b
32 Hamlet (play music) by William Shakespeare Orchestra 1931-1932 Suite from Hamlet for small orchestra as Op.32a
33 Counterplan (film music) Orchestra 1932 "Song about the Oncoming Train", "My Heart's Aching and Moaning" were arranged for voice and piano as Op.33a
"We meet this Morning (The Song of the Young Workers)" was arranged for voice and piano as Op.33b
34 24 Preludes Piano 1932-1933 Transcribed for violin and piano as Op.34a
Transcribed for orchestra as Op.34b
35 Piano Concerto No.1 Piano, trumpet and strings 1933 Shostakovich made a reduction of the concerto for two pianos as Op.35a
36 The Tale of the Priest and of His Workman Balda (animated film music) Chamber orchestra 1933-1934 Shostakovich assembled a suite from the music as Op.36a
37 La Comédie humaine (The Human Comedy, play music) after Honoré de Balzac Small orchestra 1933-1934
38 Love and Hate (film music) Orchestra? 1934
Suite for Jazz Orchestra No.1 Jazz orchestra 1934
Music to the film Girl Friends Small orchestra 1934-1935 Credited with a feminized Dmitriya Shostakovicha<ref> Film "Girl Friends" Overview, Retrieved 22 December 2014</ref>
39 The Limpid Stream, ballet in three acts Orchestra 1934-1935 Suite for orchestra from the music as Op. 39a
Moderato from The Limpid Stream for Cello and Piano as Op. 39b
40 Cello Sonata in D minor Cello and Piano 1934 Moderato for Cello and Piano as Op. 40a
41 Music to the film The Youth of Maxim Orchestra 1934-1935
42 Five Fragments Small Orchestra 1935
43 Symphony No.4 in C minor Orchestra 1935-1936 Arrangement of Symphony No.4 for two pianos as Op. 43a
44 Hail, Spain (play music) by Afinogenov Orchestra and Chorus 1935-1936
45 The Return of Maxim (film music) Orchestra 1936-1937
46 Four Romances on Verses by Alexander Pushkin Bass and Piano 1936-1937 Orchestration for bass and orchestra as Op.46a
Arrangement of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd movement for bass and string orchestra as Op.46c
47 Symphony No.5 in D minor Orchestra 1937 Reduction of the second movement for solo piano as Op.47b
48 Volochayev Days (film music) Orchestra 1936-1937
The Twelve Chairs, operetta Orchestra 1937-1938
49 String Quartet No.1 in C major String quartet 1938
50 The Vyborg Side (film music) Orchestra 1938
51 Friends (1938 film music) Orchestra 1938 Vocalise from the music arranged for unaccompanied chorus as Op. 51a
52 The Great Citizen (film music), first part Orchestra? 1938
53 The Man with a Gun (film music) Orchestra? 1938
Suite for Jazz Orchestra No.2 Jazz Orchestra 1938 Not the 8 mvt work now known to be Suite for Variety Orchestra (post-1956)
54 Symphony No.6 in B minor Orchestra 1939
55 The Great Citizen (film music), second part Orchestra? 1939
56 The Silly Little Mouse (animated film music) Orchestra 1939
Suite on Finnish Themes Solists, chorus, chamber orchestra, piano 1939
Three Pieces Solo Violin 1940 Lost?
57 Piano Quintet in G minor Piano quintet 1940
58 Orchestration of the Opera Boris Godunov (opera) by Modest Mussorgsky Orchestra 1939-1940
59 The Adventures of Korzinkina (film music) Orchestra? 1940 Assembled into a suite as Op.59a
Katyusha Maslova, opera after Tolstoy's novel Resurrection Orchestra 1940
King Lear (play music) by William Shakespeare Orchestra 1940
60 Symphony No.7 in C major Leningrad Orchestra 1941
61 Piano Sonata No.2 in B minor Piano 1943
"The Oath to the People's Commissar" Bass, chorus and piano 1941
"Songs of a Guard's Division" ("The Fearless Regiments Are On the Move"), marching song Bass and mixed chorus with simple accompaniment for bayan (accordion) or piano 1941
Polka in F sharp minor Harp duet 1941
The Gamblers, unfinished opera after Nikolai Gogol Orchestra 1941-1942 Later reworked into mvt 2 of Viola Sonata
62 Six Romances on Verse by English Poets Bass and Piano 1942 Later arranged for orchestra and bass as Op.62a
63 Native Country (spectacle music), suite Native Leningrad Orchestra 1942
Solemn March Military band 1942
Patriotic Song after Yevgeniy Dolmatovsky Voices 1943
"Song about the Red Army" after Golodny Voices 1943
Russian Folk Songs Chorus 1943
Three Russian Folk Songs Two soloists, chorus, piano accompaniment 1943
64 Zoya (film music) Orchestra 1944
65 Symphony No.8 in C minor Orchestra 1943
66 Russian River (spectacle music) Soloists, Choir and Orchestra 1944
67 Piano Trio No.2 in E minor Piano, Violin, Cello 1944
68 String Quartet No.2 in A Major String Quartet 1944
69 Children's Notebook, six pieces Piano 1944-1945
70 Symphony No.9 in E-flat major Orchestra 1945 Reduction of the piece for piano 4 hands as Op.70a
71 Simple People (film music) Orchestra? 1945
72 Two Songs to the spectacle Victorious Spring after Mikhail Arkadyevich Svetlov Voices and Orchestra 1945 Arranged for piano as Op.72a
73 String Quartet No.3 in F major String Quartet 1946
74 Poem of the Motherland, cantata Mezzo-soprano, Tenor, Two Baritones, Chorus, Orchestra 1947
75 The Young Guard (film music) Orchestra 1947-1948
76 Pirogov (film music) Orchestra 1947
Three Pieces Orchestra 1947-1948
77 Violin Concerto No.1 in A minor Violin and Orchestra 1947-1948
78 Michurin (film music) Orchestra 1948
79 From Jewish Folk Poetry, song cycle Soprano, Contralto, Tenor and Piano 1948
80 Encounter at the Elbe (film music) Voices and piano 1948
Anti-Formalist Rayok (Peep Show) Four Voices, Chorus and Piano 1948
81 Song of the Forests, oratorio after Yevgeniy Dolmatovsky Tenor, Bass Soli, Mixed and Boys' Chorus and Orchestra 1949
82 The Fall of Berlin (film music) Orchestra 1949
83 String Quartet No.4 in D major String quartet 1949
Merry March Two Pianos 1949
84 2 Romances on Verses by Lermontov Male Voice and Piano 1950
85 Belinsky (film music) Orchestra and Chorus 1950
86 Four Songs to Words by Yevgeniy Dolmatovsky Voice and Piano 1951
87 24 Preludes and Fugues Piano 1950-1951
88 Ten Poems on Texts by Revolutionary Poets Chorus and Boys's Chorus a capella 1951
89 The Unforgettable Year 1919 (film music) Orchestra (1951)
The Homeland Hears Chorus and Tenor Soloist with Wordless Chorus 1951
Ten Russian Folk Song Arrangements Soloists, Mixed Chorus and Piano 1951
90 The Sun Shines on Our Motherland, cantata after Yevgeniy Dolmatovsky Dolmatovsky Mixed & Boys' Chorus and Orchestra 1952
91 Four Monologues on Verses by Aleksandr Pushkin Bass and piano 1952
92 String Quartet No.5 in B-flat major String quartet 1952
Seven Doll's Faces Piano 1952
Greek Songs Voice and Piano 1952-1953
93 Symphony No.10 in E minor Orchestra 1953
94 Concertino in A minor Two Pianos 1953
95 Song of the Great Rivers (film music) Orchestra 1954
96 Festive Overture in A major Orchestra 1954
"Poem of Labour" from Unity Mixed Chorus and Orchestra 1954
Two Songs from Unity ("A Song of Unity" and "Peaceful Labour") Voice and Piano 1954
Waltz from Unity Orchestra 1954
Hamlet (play music) by William Shakespeare Orchestra 1954 Not the same as the music for the 1964 film of the same name
Pendozalis, Greek song Voice and Piano 1954
October Dawn Soloists and Chorus 1954
97 The Gadfly (film music), based on the novel by Ethel Lilian Voynich Orchestra 1955 Assembled into The Gadfly Suite as Op.97a
98 Five Romances on Verses by Dolmatovsky Bass and Piano 1954
Four Waltzes Flute, Clarinet and Piano 1955
Three Violin Duets Two Violins with Piano Accompaniment 1955
99 The First Echelo (film music) Orchestra 1955-1956
100 Spanish Songs (Mezzo)-Soprano and Piano 1956
101 String Quartet No.6 in G major String quartet 1956
Suite for Variety Orchestra Variety orchestra post-1956
102 Piano Concerto No.2 in F major Orchestra 1957
103 Symphony No.11 in G minor The Year 1905 Orchestra 1957
104 Cultivation: Two Russian Folk Song Arrangements Chorus a capella 1957
105 Moscow, Cheryomushki, operetta in three acts Orchestra 1958
106 Re-orchestration of Modest Mussorgsky's Opera Khovanshchina Orchestra 1959
107 Cello Concerto No.1 in E flat major Cello and Orchestra 1959
108 String Quartet No.7 in F sharp minor String quartet 1960
109 Satires (Pictures of the Past), Five Romances on Verses by Chorny Soprano and Piano 1960
110 String Quartet No.8 in C minor String quartet 1960
111 Five Days, Five Nights (film music) Orchestra 1960
Novorossiisk Chimes, the Flame of Eternal Glory Orchestra 1960
112 Symphony No.12 in D minor The Year 1917 Orchestra 1961
113 Symphony No.13 in B flat minor Babi-Yar Bass Soloist, Bass Chorus and Orchestra 1962
The Lady and the Hooligan, ballet in one act Orchestra 1962
114 Katerina Izamailova, opera in four acts after Leskov Orchestra 1956-1963
115 Overture on Russian and Khirgiz Folk Themes Orchestra 1963
116 Hamlet (film music) Orchestra 1963-1964
117 String Quartet No.9 in E flat major String Quartet 1964
118 String Quartet No.10 in A flat major String Quartet 1964
119 The Execution of Stepan Razin, cantata after Yevtushenko Bass, Mixed Chorus and Orchestra 1964
120 A Year Is Like a Lifetime (film music) Orchestra 1965
121 Five Romances on Texts from the Magazine Krokodil Bass and Piano 1965
122 String Quartet No.11 in F minor String Quartet 1966
123 Preface to the Complete Collection of My Works and Brief Reflections on this Preface Bass and Piano 1966
124 Two Choruses after Davidenko Chorus and Orchestra 1962
125 Re-scoring of orchestral accompaniment to Robert Schumann's Cello Concerto in A minor Cello and Orchestra 1963
126 Cello Concerto No.2 in G minor Cello and Orchestra 1966
127 Seven Songs on Poems by Alexander Blok Soprano, Violin, Cello and Piano 1967
128 Romance "Spring, Spring" to Verses by Pushkin Bass and Piano 1967
129 Violin Concerto No.2 in C sharp minor Violin and Orchestra 1967
130 Funeral-Triumphal Prelude Orchestra 1967
131 October, symphonic poem in C minor Orchestra 1967
132 Sofiya Perovskaya (film music) Orchestra 1967
133 String Quartet No.12 in D flat major String Quartet 1968
134 Violin Sonata Violin and piano 1968
135 Symphony No. 14 Soprano Soloist, Bass Soloist, String Orchestra and Percussion 1969
136 Loyalty, eight ballads after Dolmatovsky Male Chorus 1970
137 King Lear (1971 USSR film music) Orchestra 1970
138 String Quartet No.13 in B flat minor String Quartet 1970
139 March of the Soviet Militia Military Band/Wind Orchestra 1970
140 Six Romances on Verses by English Poets Bass and Chamber Orchestra 1971
141 Symphony No.15 in A major Orchestra 1971
142 String Quartet No.14 in F sharp major String Quartet 1972-1973
143 Six Poems by Marina Tsvetayeva Contralto and piano 1973
144 String Quartet No.15 in E flat minor String Quartet 1974
145 Suite on Verses by Buonarrotti Bass and Piano 1974
146 Four Verses of Captain Lebyadkin of texts by Dostoevsky Bass and Piano 1975
The Dreamers, ballet in four acts Orchestra 1975
147 Viola Sonata Viola and piano 1975 Last composition by Shostakovich.