Dimitri Chostakovitch (1906-1975)

La Nouvelle Babylone (1928 -1929)

music from the silent film directed by Grigory Kozintsev and Leonid Trauberg, for orchestra (or theater orchestra)

  • General information
    • Composition date : dec 1928 - 19 feb 1929
    • Duration : 1 h 25 mn
    • Editor : DSCH, nº Vol. 122
    • Opus : 18
Detailed formation
  • flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, 2 horns, trumpet, trombone, 3 percussionists, piano, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 18 March 1929
    Location :

    première projection du film à Léningrad, mais la bande musicale ne sera diffusée qu'à la première projection moscovite.


Table of contents

  1. Paris
  2. Largo
  3. Andante
  4. Allegretto – Allegro moderato
  5. Adagio – Allegro marcato – Allegretto – Scherzando – Andante
  6. Andante – Allegro – Andante – Adagio – Allegro – Andante