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 >>

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Dmitri Shostakovich, and L. Grigoryev and Ya. Platek (ed.), Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times (Moscow, 1981), p. 275-276. accessed: 21 February, 2024

location of experience: Mosfilm studios


Dmitri Shostakovich
Composer, Pianist

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


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