Dmitri Shostakovich in Mosfilm studios - 1967

from Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times, pages 275-276:

I have just completed the symphonic poem October. Briefly, its history is something like this…I had long been intending to write a work for the fiftieth anniversary of the Revolution, but nothing had worked out. Then a few months ago I was at the Mosfilm studios, where the Vasiliev brothers’ old film Volochayevka Days, for which I wrote the music, was being prepared for re-release. On hearing it again, I felt that my …   more >>

cite as

Dmitri Shostakovich, and L. Grigoryev and Ya. Platek (ed.), Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times (Moscow, 1981), p. 275-276. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1458318385957 accessed: 21 February, 2024

location of experience: Mosfilm studios

Listeners

Dmitri Shostakovich
Composer, Pianist
1906-1975

Listening to

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'Volochayevka Days' soundtrack
written by Dmitri Shostakovich

Experience Information

Date/Time 1967
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

Excerpt from 'Pravda', 12 Sept., 1967.


Originally submitted by verafonte on Fri, 18 Mar 2016 16:26:26 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 22:46:28 +0100