Conference Room VII All-Union Congress of Composers in the Grand Kremlin Palace. The presidium of the Congress: Mikhail Gorbachev, GA Aliev, VI Vorotnikov, Andrei Gromyko, LN Zaikov, MS Solomentsev, VM Chebrikov, EA Shevardnadze Demichev, VI Dolgikh, Boris N. Yeltsin, SL Sokolov, A. Yakovlev and others. Speakers: Kabalevsky, TN Khrennikov and others. Present: AIPahmutova, BA Aleksandrov, GV Sviridov, VI Kozlovsky, R. Pauls, EP Krylatov, L. Liadov. BA Korolev, GV Sviridov, A. Ya Eshpay, BA Tchaikovsky talk on the sidelines of the congress.