Opus Nos. given where known

1900 Born 29 July/11 August in Kiev
1904 Family moves to Moscow
1918-20 Fights in Civil War; wounded twice; Order of the Red Banner
1921 Private lessons with Glier Enters Moscow Conservatoire
1921-5 Studies under Glier and Myaskovsky
1923 First Piano Sonata Opus 3
1923-4 Second Piano Sonata Opus 4
1924 Third Piano Sonata Opus 6 (lost)
Legend for cello and piano
1925 Sphinx cantata (lost)
Fourth Piano Sonata Opus 11
Fifth Piano Sonata Opus 12
1926 Clarinet Trio
First String Quartet
2 Nocturnes for piano
3 Children's Scenes Opus 18, for soprano and piano
4 Newspaper Advertisements Opus 21, for soprano and piano
1926-8 Steel ballet (includes Zavod/The Iron Foundry)
1927 Russian secr of International Society for Contemporary Music
The Hero opera
First Piano Concerto
1928 Symphony (without number), Opus 20 (lost)
Viola Sonata (lost)
Dance Suite for piano trio (lost)
1929 Turkmenian Nights for piano
Declared an enemy of the People; all works banned
1930 The Dam opera
1932 Second Piano Concerto
1936 Expelled from Composers' Union
Turkmen Suite for orchestra
Uzbek Suite for orchestra
1937 Leaves Moscow; travels in Central Asia, studying folk music
1939 Harp Concerto
1940 M I Kalinin oratorio
1940-2 Masquerade opera
1941 The Signal opera (lost)
1942 Second String Quartet
1943 The Ukraine vocal-orchestral poem
1944 Symphony (without number) in E major
1946 Second Symphony in C major
Cello Concerto
Cello Sonatina
1947 Glory to the Red Army oratorio
1948 Criticised by Khrennikov
1949-50 Song-Symphony in B major, Symphonic Pictures from the Life of the Kuban Cossack Collective Farmers
1956 Russian Overture for orchestra
1958-9 Symphony (without number) in C major
Third Symphony in A minor, Four Poems about Virgin Lands
1960 Hello, New Harvest cantata
1960 Fifth Symphony in E minor
1967 Glory to Moscow oratorio
1970 People's Oratorio about Kotovsky
1973 Dies 11 July in Moscow

[NB This list omits a number of songs for chorus and folk instrumental ensembles]

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