Dimitri Chostakovitch (1906-1975)

Suite de la musique du film "Cinq Jours, cinq nuits" (1961)

selected by Levon Avtomian, for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1961
    • Duration : 32 mn
    • Editor : Le Chant du Monde
    • Opus : 111a
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also piccolo), 3 oboes, 3 clarinets, 3 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 3 percussionists, harp, piano, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 7 January 1962
    Location :

    URSS, Radio de Moscou


    Performers :

    l'Orchestre symphonique de Cinéma d'Etat de la Radio moscovite, direction : Emin Khatchaturian.

Table of contents

  1. Introduction (Adagio)
  2. La Destruction de Dresde (Largo)
  3. La Libération de Dresde (Moderato – Presto – Largo – Allegro)
  4. Interlude (Andante – Moderato – Allegro)
  5. Finale (Moderato – Allegretto – Largo)