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To them, I say, "we are here for the music....and this is great music".
This album of "jazz music", all of which was composed in the 1920s and 1930s, demonstrates Shostakovich's more "light-hearted" side.
One of the movements was so fast that you could hear the orchestra slow down so the xylo player could play the part!
Dmitri Shostakovich, that heaviest of heavy-hitting 20th Century composers, is in a very playful mood here and it doesn't take anything away from his major symphonies to say that... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Allen Smalling
Shostakovich's output is vast (15 symphonies and 15 string quartets to name a few) and in general his music can be difficult for beginners to get into, however, the Jazz Suites are... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Arnaud Wiehe
I purchased this CD because I performed the 2nd Jazz Suite with an area orchestra. The other two pieces are equally fun to listen to. Read morePublished 16 months ago by L. Michelou
Quite a gret surprise this was, I did not know what I was buying, I just got it because I knew Dimitri Shostakovich was a great Russian composer and I wanted to continue exploring... Read morePublished on November 25, 2011 by Sergio R.
I bought this album because some of the work (Waltz 2 of Jazz Suite #2) was used for the Nero Wolfe series that I have enjoyed watching. Read morePublished on September 25, 2011 by Houckster
It's a bit uncomfortable being out of lock step with all the rave reviews, but I found this CD a disappointing experience. Read morePublished on September 1, 2011 by T. Fisher
Great product and great delivery!! Im in Perú and the item was delivered really fast.Published on July 10, 2010 by ccoello
I bought this only because it has the great tune from Eyes Wide Shut, the movie starring Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman. It is hauntingly infectious. Read morePublished on May 9, 2010 by Movieskinny
It's just a lovely collection of Shostakovich's Two Jazz Suites, plus his jazzy piano concerto. All sorts of music fall under the baliwick of jazz, and some of these just sound... Read morePublished on September 30, 2008 by Bruce Moody