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DSCH is a musical motif used by the Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich to represent himself, in the manner of the BACH motif of Johann Sebastian Bach. It consists of the notes D-E flat-C-B, D-Es-C-H in German notation, standing for his initials (Д. Ш.) in German spelling (D. Sch.). image created by User: Markalexander100; This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... In music, a motif is a perceivable or salient reoccurring fragment or succession of notes that may used to construct the entirety or parts of complete melodies, themes. ... Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich (Russian Дмитрий Дмитриевич Шостакович) (September 25, 1906 – August 9, 1975) was a Russian composer of the Soviet period. ... In music, the BACH motif is the sequence of notes B flat, A, C, B natural. ... ... Music notation is a system of writing for music. ...


The motif occurs in many of his works including the Symphony No. 10 in E minor, the String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, the Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, the Cello Concerto No. 1 in E flat Major and the Opus 60 Piano Sonata No. 2 in B minor. The Symphony No. ... The String Quartet No. ... The Violin Concerto No. ... The Cello Concerto No. ...


DSCH Journal, the standard journal of Shostakovich studies takes its name from the motif, and "DSCH" is sometimes used as an abbreviation of the composer's name.


External link

  • The DSCH journal (http://www.dschjournal.com/)

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DSCH - definition of DSCH in Encyclopedia (144 words)
DSCH is a musical motif used by the Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich to represent himself; a reference to the BACH motif of Johann Sebastian Bach.
The motif occurs in many of his works including the Symphony No. 10 in E minor, the String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, the Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, the Cello Concerto No. 1 in E flat Major and the Opus 60 Piano Sonata No. 2 in B minor.
DSCH is also the name of the standard journal of Shostakovich studies, and it is sometimes used as an abbreviation of the composer's name.
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