07.04.2016 - 10.04.2016 — Hall: 8.0 Stand: E 28
DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH Publishers (DSCH) was founded in 1993. It aims at making all of Shostakovich’s works available to professional musicians and music-lovers. The material published by DSCH is based on author’s manuscripts from the composer’s personal archive and other depositories and is accompanied by detailed explanatory articles written by experts describing how the compositions were composed, their special features and their performance history, as well as by academic textological comments in Russian and English and fragments of the facsimiles. The words for the vocal compositions are given in the Russian original, and are accompanied by a Latin transliteration. DSCH gives special attention to publishing the composer’s unknown, forgotten, or previously banned compositions, as well as to correcting the mistakes and inaccuracies found in previous editions. DSCH Publishers have put out the following deluxe editions in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the composer’s birth: a photo album called Dmitri Shostakovich: Pages of His Life in Photographs and a facsimile of the author’s manuscript of the score of the Thirteenth Symphony. They have been awarded prizes in the main nominations of Russia’s three most prestigious competitions: the Competition of the Association of Book Publishers of Russia (Prizewinner’s Certificate in the “Publication of the Year” main nomination), the Competition of the Federal Agency for Press and Mass Communication and of the 20th Moscow International Book Fair (2007 highest competition prize in the main nomination “Book of the Year”), and the Competition of Knizhnoe obozrenie newspaper (prize for the best artistic design—“Bibliophile”). The first publications of the scores of the opera Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District and the ballet The Limpid Stream are among the most important novelties of the past two years. Since 2006, a new series of publications entitled “Dmitri Shostakovich’s Archive” has been coming out, which features documents from the composer’s creative heritage discovered by researcher.
NEW COLLECTED WORKS of Dmitri Shostakovich in 150 volumes. The fifteen genre series of the New Collected Works includes nearly all the original works of the composer and his arrangements and instrumentation of music by other composers. Over 80 of his works are being published for the first time; among them are such major creations as the scores for the opera Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District (Op. 29, First version, 1934) and the ballets The Golden Age, The Bolt, and The Limpid Stream, as well as the score of an unfinished symphony of 1934 (Adagio), the unfinished operas The Gypsies and Orango, the author's piano scores of symphonies and quartets, Suite for Jazz Orchestra No. 2, arrangements of symphonies by Stravinsky and Honegger for piano, and many other works.Publication of the New Collected Works of Dmitri Shostakovich in 150 volumes began publishing in 2000.
Dmitri Shostakovich. Pages of His Life in Photographs. Compiled by Olga Dombrovskaya.