Shostakovich: The Film Album - Alexander Kerr (violin); Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra; Riccardo Chailly (conductor)

Track Listing
  1. Counterplan (The Passer-by), film score, Op. 33: Presto
  2. Counterplan (The Passer-by), film score, Op. 33: Andante
  3. Counterplan (The Passer-by), film score, Op. 33: The Song of the counterplan
  4. Alone (All Alone), film score, Op. 26 (part lost): Marche, the Street
  5. Alone (All Alone), film score, Op. 26 (part lost): Galop
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  1. Counterplan (The Passer-by), film score, Op. 33: Presto
  2. Counterplan (The Passer-by), film score, Op. 33: Andante
  3. Counterplan (The Passer-by), film score, Op. 33: The Song of the counterplan
  4. Alone (All Alone), film score, Op. 26 (part lost): Marche, the Street
  5. Alone (All Alone), film score, Op. 26 (part lost): Galop
  6. Alone (All Alone), film score, Op. 26 (part lost): Barrel organ
  7. Alone (All Alone), film score, Op. 26 (part lost): March
  8. Alone (All Alone), film score, Op. 26 (part lost): Altai
  9. Alone (All Alone), film score, Op. 26 (part lost): In Kuzmina's Hut
  10. Alone (All Alone), film score, Op. 26 (part lost): School children
  11. Alone (All Alone), film score, Op. 26 (part lost): Storm breaks
  12. Alone (All Alone), film score, Op. 26 (part lost): Snow storm
  13. Alone (All Alone), film score, Op. 26 (part lost): Calm after the Storm
  14. The Silly Little Mouse, animated film score, Op. 56
  15. Hamlet, film score, Op. 116 (unrelated to incidental music): Introduction
  16. Hamlet, film score, Op. 116 (unrelated to incidental music): Palace music
  17. Hamlet, film score, Op. 116 (unrelated to incidental music): Ball at the castle
  18. Hamlet, film score, Op. 116 (unrelated to incidental music): Ball
  19. Hamlet, film score, Op. 116 (unrelated to incidental music): In the garden
  20. Hamlet, film score, Op. 116 (unrelated to incidental music): Military music
  21. Hamlet, film score, Op. 116 (unrelated to incidental music): Scene of the poisoning
  22. The Great Citizen II, film score, Op. 55 (part lost): Funeral march
  23. Sofia Perovskaya, film score, Op. 132 (2 numbers missing): Waltz
  24. Pirogov, suite from the film score, Op. 76a (assembled by Atovmyan): Scherzo
  25. The Gadfly, suite from the film score, Op. 97a (assembled by Atovmyan): Romance
  26. Pirogov, suite from the film score, Op. 76a (assembled by Atovmyan): Finale
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One beneficiary of a trend to give film music more respect is Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich, one of the great symphonic composers of all time, who also wrote nearly fifty film scores. While many of these were for flat out cinematic propaganda hack-work, he wrote surprising good music even for films of that sort, and outstanding music for ...