Each volume contains new engravings, articles regarding the history of the compositions, facsimile pages of Shostakovich’s manuscript outlines, and rough drafts, as well as interpretations of the manuscripts.
- From Jewish Folk Poetry, op. 79(a). Song cycle for soprano, contralto and tenor soloists and orchestra.
- Six Songs on Poems by Marina Tsvetayeva, op. 143(a) for contralto soloist and chamber orchestra
- Seven Adaptations of Finnish Folk Songs (Suite on Finnish Themes) for soloists (soprano and tenor) and chamber orchestra, sans op.