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composer: Дмитрий Дмитриевич Шостакович (composer) (1927)
lyricist: Alexander Bezymensky
revised by: Дмитрий Дмитриевич Шостакович (composer) (1927)
was commissioned by: Lev Shuglin (head of the Propaganda Department of the State Music Publishing House) (1927-03)
premiered at: [concert] (1927-12-04)
publisher: Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers, Ltd
part of: Works of Dmitri Shostakovich by opus number (number: op. 14)
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/composition/mc0002658248 [info]
Wikidata: Q210567 [info]
parts: 1. Symphony no. 2 in B major, op. 14 "To October": I. Largo
2. Symphony no. 2 in B major, op. 14 "To October": II. Quarter note = 152
3. Symphony no. 2 in B major, op. 14 "To October": III. Poco meno mosso. Allegro molto
4. Symphony no. 2 in B major, op. 14 "To October": IV. Chorus: "To October"
revision of: Symphony no. 2 in B major, op. 14 "To October" (original version)

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
1972-11-29 Symphony No. 2 in B major, Op. 14 "To October" Alexander Yurlov, Russian State Choral Chapel, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Kirill Kondrashin 16:50
1984 Symphonie Nr. 2 H-dur, op. 14 »An den Oktober« Государственный Симфонический Оркестр Министерства Культуры СССР, Геннадий Николаевич Рождественский 21:20
1989-01 Symphony no. 2, op. 14 "To October" Brighton Festival Chorus, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy, László Heltay 17:14
1990-10-08 – 1990-10-10 Symphony no. 2 in B major, op. 14 “October” Jana Rychlá, Slovak Philharmonic Choir, Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Bratislava), Ladislav Slovák 19:35
1995-01-23 Symphony No. 2 in B major, Op. 14 for Chorus & Orchestra: "To October" WDR Rundfunkchor Köln, WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln, Rudolf Barshai 19:01
2000-08 Symphony no. 2, op. 14 "To October": "Mi sli, mi prosili raboti i khléba" (Rehearsal no. 69) partial Göteborgs Symfoniker, Göteborgs Symfoniska Kör, Neeme Järvi 7:04
2000-08 Symphony no. 2, op. 14 "To October": (Rehearsal no. 29) - partial Göteborgs Symfoniker, Neeme Järvi 3:03
2000-08 Symphony no. 2, op. 14 "To October": Largo - partial Göteborgs Symfoniker, Neeme Järvi 4:24
2000-08 Symphony no. 2, op. 14 "To October": Meno mosso (Rehearsal no. 56) - Moderato (Rehearsal no. 58) - partial Göteborgs Symfoniker, Neeme Järvi 2:07
2000-08 Symphony no. 2, op. 14 "To October": Tempo = 152 (Rehearsal no. 13) - partial Göteborgs Symfoniker, Neeme Järvi 1:51
2004-09-16 – 2004-09-17 Symphony no. 2 "To October", op. 14: Largo partial Beethoven Orchester Bonn, Roman Kofman 12:15
2004-09-16 – 2004-09-17 Symphony no. 2 "To October", op. 14: To October partial Beethoven Orchester Bonn, Roman Kofman 6:38
Symphonie Nr. 2 in H-Dur, op. 14 "Oktober": Largo - Allegro molto Jan Maria Dobrodinsky, Slovenský filharmonický zbor, Slovenská filharmónia, Ladislav Slovák 15:34
Symphony no. 2 in B major, op. 14 "Dedication to October" Stanislav Gusev, Russian State Academic Choir Cappella, USSR Ministry of Culture Symphony Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky 21:34
Symphony no. 2 in B-flat major, op. 14 "To October": Largo - Radio Filharmonisch Orkest, Mark Wigglesworth 5:38
Symphony no. 2, op. 14 "A Dedication to October" Stephen Jackson, BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Mark Elder 19:09