Dedicated to Piotr Chaikovskiy. (1970)

Documentary №6945, 6 parts, duration: 0:54:46
Producer CSDF (RCSDF)
Availability:Film hasn't been digitized
Director:Konovalov V., Ramenskiy V.
Screenwriters:Konovalov V., Ramenskiy V.
Camera operators:Kasatkin P., Mikosha V.
Anouncers:Shumakov G.


About the 4th International Competition of Musicians named after Pyotr Tchaikovskiy.

Historical background:

From 2 to 25 June 1978 in Moscow held the IV International Competition named after Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

Temporary description:

The film is dedicated to the Fourth International Competition named after P. Tchaikovsky in Moscow. House of Tchaikovsky in Klin (Moscow Region). Types of Moscow. Foster examinations at the Central Music School at the Moscow State Conservatory. Opening of the competition. Draw. Say and talk contestants (synchronously), among them Maria Callas, Tito Gobbi, D. Oistrakh, Mstislav Rostropovich, E. Gilels. Performers are (simultaneously): P. Rutman (USA), B. Anzherer (France), D. Lill (UK), V. Krainov, G. Dichter (USA), A. Agoston (Romania), Tim Holley (USA), G. Kremer, E. Nesterenko, EA Obraztsova, G. Gorkusha and others. Closing of the festival in the Great Hall of the Conservatory. Present Kosygin. Say (synchronously) EA Furtseva, Shostakovich. Awarded D. Lill (First Prize and Gold Medal "), Vladimir Krainov, G. Kremer, E. Obraztsova, T. Sinyavskaya, E. Nesterenko, N. Ogrenich.

Reel №1

The people in front of the Great Hall of the Conservatory - LS., PNRM.

Monument to Tchaikovsky Conservatory in flags participating countries - LS.

Great Hall of the Conservatory at the closing of the contest - LS.

The Bureau - LS.

Applauds and supports the Minister of Culture of the USSR EA Furtseva - MS.

In the box applauds AN Kosygin - MS.

The prize winners of the contest: First Prize and Gold Medal - pianist John Lill from the UK.

Soviet musicians: pianist Vladimir Krayzh, violinist Gidon Kremer, cellist David Geringas, Soviet singer Yelena Obraztsova, Tamara Sinyavskaya, Evgeny Nesterenko, Nicholas Ogrenich - LS.

The contestants and the audience applauded.

Chairperson of the Organizing Committee, Dmitry Shostakovich.

Portraits by Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, Rubinstein - MS., CU.

Flowering branches of apple trees - LS. (With motion).

House of Tchaikovsky in Klin - MS., LS.

Rooms in the house - LS.

Portrait of Tchaikovsky - CU.

At the airport greeted the participants and famous musicians.

Among the arrivals - the violinist Joseph Szigeti of Shveyarii, Efrem Zimbalist from the U.S., Polish cellist Casimir Vilkomirsky, Italian composer Virgilio Mortara.

Red Square - LS.

Spasskaya Tower - LS.

Car park at the CMEA - LS. (Top point).

Kalinin Bridge, Kutuzov Avenue, the hotel "Ukraine» - LS., (The top point).

Kalinin Avenue - LS. (Top point).

CMEA building - LS.

Moscow River, is a boat - LS. (Top).

Interview participants: Brigitte Engerer (France), Arthur Moreira Lima (Brazil), Alberto Reyes (Uruguay), Krasimir Gateva (Bulgaria), Nathan Purvina (USA), professor of the Royal College of Music John Lila (synchronously).

The entrance examinations at the Central Music School of the Moscow Conservatory: boy plays piano, sings another boy (synchronous) - MS., CU.

Listen to members of the selection committee - MS., CU.

Contest participants bring flowers to the monument to Tchaikovsky - MS., LS.

Contest participants are with musical instruments, talk on the street - MS., CU.

The jury famous musicians professor at the Paris Conservatoire Jacques Febvre, pianist Sequeira Costa from Portugal, the American pianist Eugene List, Maria Callas and Gobbi Mito, cellist Mstislav Rostropovich, violinist David Oistrakh, rector of the Moscow Conservatory Alexander Sveshnikov, pianist Emil Gilels - MS., CU.

Reel №2

Draw for the competition - different.

Draw lots Brigitte Engerer, John Lill, Vladimir Krainev and others.

At the entrance to the competition - LS., MS.

Booth with pictures of participants - LS.

Poster Contest - MS. (Zoom).

Performances in the competition: Chopin sonata performed American pianist Paul Rutman, "Fireworks" by Debussy performed seventeen Parisienne Brigitte Engerer, Englishman John Lill performs Prokofiev's Seventh Sonata, a Soviet pianist Vladimir Krainev performs "Dumka" by Tchaikovsky (synchronous) - MS.

Listen to the contestants and judges - MS., CU.

Landscapes of central: the river, the field, the path in the field, a birch forest - LS. (With motion).

PNRM. Kremlin cathedrals.

"Melody" by Tchaikovsky performed American violinist Glen Dizhterov, Romanian violinist Andrew Agoshton play pieces by Ravel "Gypsy", a Soviet violinist Gidon Kosmer performs "The Last Rose of Summer" by Ernst (synchronous) - CU., MS.


Reel №3

Participants of the contest, the jury, the audience talking in the corridors.

Of the conversation - Khachaturian, Emil Gilels, Arthur Lima, Gidon Kremer, John Lill, Vladimir Krainev other - MS., CU.

Brahms sonata performed Soviet cellist Vahram Saradzhan (synchronous) - LS., CU.

B. Saradzhana backstage to congratulate friends.

"The Ballad" Soviet composer Vladimir Vlasov plays American cellist Daniel Domb (synchronous) - LS., MS.

Frenchman Frederic Lodson performs Beethoven sonata (synchronous) - MS.

Listening and applauding audience - different., PNRM.

Soviet singer Yevgeny Nesterenko sings the song Tchaikovsky "Amid the noise of the ball" (synchronous) - LS., CU., MS.

Listen and jury - MS., CU.

Elena Obraztsova Delilah performs an aria from the opera "Samson and Delilah" (synchronously in French) - LS., MS., CU.

Congratulate Elena Obraztsova - MS.

Onegin's Aria takes an American singer Timothy Hawley (synchronous) - Various.

Applauds girl - CU.

Reel №4

Soviet singer Gregory Garkusha romance performs Tchaikovsky's "Night" (synchronous).

Landscapes - LS. (Night).

The setting sun reflected in the water - LS.

Moon in the sky - LS.

House of Tchaikovsky in Klin - LS. (Evening).

Room table, a vase on a table, desk, glasses, a tuning fork, a burning candle - LS., MS.

Piano with notes - LS.

Spectators at the conservatory - MS.

Compulsory pieces performed by pianists Bulgarian Krasimir Gatev, Brazilian Arthur Moreira Lima, Spaniard Soriano de Castro, Soviet pianist Victoria Postnikov (synchronous) - MS., CU.

Hands on the keyboard - CU.

Grandfather clock - CU., PNRM.

Sit jury.

They say the jury Gilels, D. Oistrakh, Mstislav Rostropovich, vote.

Booth with pictures of participants - LS., CU.

Image of musical notes on a metal lattice at the monument to Tchaikovsky (dripping rain drops) - CU.

Great Hall of the Conservatory (without people) - LS., MS.

Setting up of musical instruments, the piano tuner - LS., MS.

In the third round of the Soviet musician Igor Gavrysh performs Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in Shostakovich, Japanese cellist Ko Iwasaki performs variations on the theme of "Rococo" by Tchaikovsky, the Soviet cellist David Geringas performs final variation on the theme of "Rococo" (synchronous) - Various.

Listen to Rostropovich, Shostakovich, Japanese - CU., MS.

Congratulate D. Geringas - MS., CU.

Reel №5

Cavaradossi's aria from Puccini's "Tosca" performs Soviet singer Nikolai Ogrenich (synchronously in Italian) - MS.

Segedilyu from Bizet's opera "Carmen" by Tamara sings Sinyavskaya (simultaneously in French) - CU., LS.

Listen, applaud - MS., CU.

Tchaikovsky's Concerto for Violin and Orchestra perform Glen Dichter, Mayumi Fudzikava, Vladimir Spivakov, Gidon Kremer (synchronously) - MS., CU.

G. Kramer hears speech, behind the scenes - MS., CU.

Reel №6

The first concert of Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto performed by Arthur Moreira Lima, Horacio Gutierrez, Arkady Sevidov, John Lill and Vladimir Krainev (synchronous) - LS., MS., CU.

Jurors - MS., CU.

Listening - CU.

Cheering - LS.

V. Krainov congratulate - MS.

Portrait of Tchaikovsky at the Conservatory - MS. (Departure).

The people at the monument to Tchaikovsky - LS.

Monument to Tchaikovsky (departure).

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