Dimitri Chostakovitch (1906-1975)

Symphonie n° 9 (1945)

in E flat major, for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 26 jul 1945 - 30 aug 1945
    • Duration : 25 mn
    • Editor : Le Chant du Monde
    • Opus : 70
Detailed formation
  • piccolo (also 3 flutes), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 3 percussionists, 16 violins [à 20] , 14 second violins [à 18] , 12 violas [à 16] , 12 cellos [à 16] , 10 double basses [à 14]

Creation information

  • Date : 3 November 1945
    Location :

    URSS, Léningrad, grande salle de la Philharmonie


    Performers :

    l'Orchestre philharmonique de Léningrad, direction : Evguéni Mravinski.

Table of contents

  1. Allegro
  2. Moderato
  3. Presto
  4. Largo
  5. Allegretto