Dimitri Chostakovitch (1906-1975)

Johann Strauss II : Train de plaisir (polka) (1940)

polka-gallop op. 281 orchestrated by Shostakovich for integration in a performance of The Gipsy Baron

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1940
    • Duration : 2 mn
    • Editor : DSCH, nº vol. 146
Detailed formation
  • 2 flutes (also piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, percussionist, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 22 February 1941
    Location :

    URSS, Léningrad, Opéra Maly


    Performers :

    Boris Khaikin : direction.