Dimitri Chostakovitch (1906-1975)

Suite de la musique du film "Montagnes d'or" (1931)

excerpts selected by the composer, for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1931
    • Duration : 20 mn
    • Publisher : Le Chant du Monde
    • Opus : 30a
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 3 oboes (also 1 English horn), 3 clarinets (also 1 bass clarinet), soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, 3 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 8 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 2 tubas, timpani, 2 percussionists, guitar [hawaïenne] , 2 harp, organ, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 1931
    Location :

    automne, URSS, Moscou, théâtre Bolchoï


    Performers :

    l'Orchestre du théâtre Bolchoï, direction : Alexandre Melik-Pachaïev.

Table of contents

  1. Introduction (Moderato)
  2. Valse (Andante)
  3. Fugue (Largo – Allegro)
  4. Intermezzo (Andante)
  5. Marche funèbre (Largo)
  6. Finale (Largo)