Dimitri Chostakovitch (1906-1975)

Symphonie n° 11 (1956 -1957)

in G minor, "L'Année 1905", for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1956 - 04 aug 1957
    • Duration : 60 mn
    • Editor : Le Chant du Monde
    • Opus : 103
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also piccolo), 3 oboes (also English horn), 3 clarinets (also bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 3 percussionists, 2 harp [à 4] , celesta, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 30 October 1957
    Location :

    URSS, Moscou, Grande Salle du Conservatoire


    Performers :

    l'Orchestre Symphonique d'Etat d'URSS, direction : Nathan Rakhline.

Table of contents

  1. La Place du Palais (Adagio)
  2. Le 9 janvier (Allegro – Adagio – Allegro – Adagio)
  3. Mémoire éternelle (Adagio)
  4. Le Tocsin (Allegro non troppo)