Dimitri Chostakovitch (1906-1975)

Symphonie n° 7 (1941)

in C major, "Leningrad", for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 19 jul 1941 - 27 dec 1941
    • Duration : 1 h 12 mn
    • Editor : Le Chant du Monde
    • Opus : 60
    • Dedication : à la ville de Léningrad
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also piccolo, alto flute), 3 oboes (also English horn), 4 clarinets (also Eb clarinet, bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, 5 timpani, 3 percussionists, 2 harp, piano, strings, 3 trumpets [section de cuivres supplémentaire] , 4 horns [section de cuivres supplémentaire] , 3 trombones [section de cuivres supplémentaire]

Creation information

  • Date : 5 March 1942
    Location :

    URSS, Kouïbychev, Palais de la Culture


    Performers :

    l'Orchestre du Théâtre Bolchoï, direction : Samuel Samosoud.

Table of contents

  1. Allegretto
  2. Moderato (poco allegretto)
  3. Adagio
  4. Allegro non troppo