Quotations and Allusions in Shostakovich

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Movement 1

Theme 1          bar 1                   Shostakovich 10th symphony, mov 3      

Theme 2          bar 16/109           Shostakovich 1st symphony, mov 1          

Theme 4          bar 28-30             Shostakovich 5th symphony, mov 1

Theme 6          bar 55-59             and Tchaikowsky 6th symphony, mov 1, 2nd subject

                       bar 46-48             Lady Macbeth of Mtensk 

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Movement 2

a1 and a2          bar 1-33                    Shostakovich 8th symphony, mov 3

                        bar 76-107

b1 in B1/B2       bar 126                     Shostakovich Finale of Piano Trio No 2 (Jewish 'klezmer')

                        bar 324

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Movement 3

A theme          bar 20-28                      Saint Saens 'Danse Macabre'

D theme          bar 140-146                  Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 1

                      fig 51 (D2)

Link                bar 288                         Tchaikowsky 6th symphony, mov 1 (pathetique)

                      bar 294                         Dies Irae (Day of Wrath from requiem mass)

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Movement 4

a1              bar 1-2 (pesante)     Shostakovich Film Score "The Young Guard" - execution scene

a2              bar 4-7                        Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 1

Link            bar 21-25                    Dies Irae

B theme     bar 28(3)-31                Wagner Funeral Music from 'Gotterdammerung' (Twilight of Gods)

B theme     bar 31-48, 72              Tchaikowsky 6th symphony, mov 1

                  fig 56

C theme    bar 74(3)-106               Russian Revolutionary Folk Song - Prison Song 

                 bar 167-173

                 bar 108-110                 Tchaikowsky 6th symphony 

D               bar 117-120                 Shostakovich 2nd symphony, mov 3

d2             bar 132-139                 Katerina's Aria - Shostakovich 'Lady Macbeth of Mtensk'

                 bar 179-182                 Dies Irae 

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Movement 5

DSCH                bar 1-3               Lady Macbeth of Mtensk 

                         bar 5-6               Theme 5 from Mov 1

Counter sub        bar 9                 Orchestral Motif from 'Lady Macbeth of Mtensk'

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