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  1. Shostakovich, Dmitri Shostakovich, Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovichnoun

    Russian composer best known for his fifteen symphonies (1906-1975)


  1. Dmitri Shostakovich

    Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich was a Soviet Russian composer and pianist and a prominent figure of 20th century music. Shostakovich achieved fame in the Soviet Union under the patronage of Soviet chief of staff Mikhail Tukhachevsky, but later had a complex and difficult relationship with the government. Nevertheless, he received accolades and state awards and served in the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR and the USSR. After a period influenced by Sergei Prokofiev and Igor Stravinsky, Shostakovich developed a hybrid style, as exemplified by Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District. This single work juxtaposed a wide variety of trends, including the neo-classical style and post-Romanticism. Sharp contrasts and elements of the grotesque characterize much of his music. Shostakovich's orchestral works include 15 symphonies and six concerti. His chamber output includes 15 string quartets, a piano quintet, two piano trios, and two pieces for string octet. His piano works include two solo sonatas, an early set of preludes, and a later set of 24 preludes and fugues. Other works include three operas, several song cycles, ballets, and a substantial quantity of film music.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dmitri shostakovich in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dmitri shostakovich in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  • Дмитрий ШостаковичRussian
  • Дмитро ШостаковичUkrainian

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
    • A. descant
    • B. suffuse
    • C. excogitate
    • D. flub

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