Music to the People.. (1974)

Film-document №7513 2 parts, Duration: 0:20:44, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Zalkind E.

Operators: Grezin V., Epifanov G., Sher B.

Anouncers: Khmara L.


The film tells about the events taking place at the V Congress of the USSR Union of Composers.

Temporary description

City of Moscow. Meetings of the V Congress of the Union of Soviet Composers in the Kremlin Palace of Congresses. The composer Dmitri Shostakovich opens congress. The First Secretary of the Union of Soviet Composers TN Khrennikov delivers the report (synchronously). Participants in the congress hall. At the podium: Mikhail Suslov, KT Mazurov, Demichev, MS Solomentsev, A., Khachaturian, Kabalevsky, and others. The delegates of the Congress. Members of the Congress welcomed the vocational school students. Composed by A. Eshpai, M. Skorik, conductor V. Barkauskas, Slovak composer E. Suchoň give interviews (synchronously). Members of the Congress lay wreaths at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the Lenin Mausoleum. Fragments of concerts held in the days of the congress. Symphony Orchestra performs Fifteenth Symphony of Shostakovich, conducted by MD Shostakovich (synchronously). The choir sings "Guria song" O. Taktakishvili, conducts - O. Taktakishvili (synchronously). The Orchestra performs "Carpathian concert Skorikov (synchronously). Speeches Latvian choir and orchestra of Kazakh national instruments named after Kurmangazy (synchronously). Scene from the play "Million Suite" M. Kazhlaeva performed by artists of the Leningrad Music Hall (synchronously). Singer M. Magomaev sings "Melody" (synchronous). The choir performs a composition by G. Sviridov, dedicated to the memory of musician A. YURLOVA. At present concerts M. Kazhlaev, AIPahmutova, YV Silantyev. Composer AI Khachaturian played the piano during a meeting with the audience (synchronously). The film included newsreels, which were sealed composers Dmitry Shostakovich and Kabalevsky.

Reel №1

Moscow Kremlin - LS. (From the Moskva River).

The Grand Kremlin Palace - LS., PNRM.

The opening of the V Congress of the Union of Composers of the USSR in the Great Kremlin Palace: Congress participants in the meeting room - LS.

At the podium - MA Suslov, KT Mazurov, PN Demichev, MS Solomentsev leading composers and music figures of the country - MS., LS., CU.

Composed TN Khrennikov, DD Shostakovich - CU.

Hero of Socialist Labor, composer DD Congress opens Shostakovich - LS., CU.

First Secretary of the Union of Soviet Composers, TN Khrennikov makes a summary report (synchronous) - LS., CU.

Members of the Congress are listening - LS., CU.; Applaud - CU.

The building of the Great Hall of the Conservatory (Winter) - MS., PNRM.

In the Grand Hall in one of the year concerts held in the days of the V Congress of the Union of Soviet Composers, National Symphony Orchestra performs 15 Symphony DD Shostakovich (synchronous) - LS.; Maxim Shostakovich conducting an orchestra - CU.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

The city of Leningrad - LS.

DD Shostakovich works on the symphony, delivers a speech at the World Congress - CU.

DD Shostakovich at the Great Hall of the Conservatory, the audience greeted him with applause - MS., LS.

DD Listening to Shostakovich - CU.

The morning session in the Hall of Columns: Presidency - LS.; Listening - MS., CU.

Famous musicians and composers: SN Tulikov, R. Shchedrin and others.

Listening - CU., MS.

In the intervals of the Congress members chatting in the lobby - CU., MS.

Interview with composer Andrew Eshpai (synchronous) - CU.

Performed on the stage, "Gurian songs" Otar Taktakishvili (synchronous), conducted by the composer himself - LS., MS.

O. Taktakishvili bows - LS.

Interview Miroslav Skoryk (synchronous) - CU.

Performed "Carpathian Concert" M. Skorina (synchronous) - LS., MS., CU.

Vytautas Barhauskasa interview (synchronously) - CU.

Latvian choir "Ave salt" performs pieces by Paul Dambis "sounds a bell in Riga and Jelgava" (synchronous) - MS.

Speaks Kazakh folk instruments orchestra Kurmangazy (synchronous) - Various.

The audience applause greeted the composer Manzhasara Mangitaeva - LS.

Reel №2

A scene from "Million Suite" Leningrad Music Hall (synchronous) - LS., MS.

The audience applauded - LS.

Dagestan composer, wrote the music for the play, Murad Kazhlaev, artist Zakharov and other participants of the performance on the stage, the audience greeted them with applause - LS.

Evening Soviet Song in the Hall of Columns: The authors and performers in the lobby, including composer Pahmutowa singer M. Pakhomenko - CU., MS.

Magomayev and Yu Silantyev - CU.

Yu Silantyev turns the music - CU., PNRM.

M. Magomayev sings the song "Melody" (synchronous), music Pahmutowa, poems Dobronravova - MS., CU.

Listen, applaud, among them - A. Pakhmutova - LS., CU.

At a meeting of the delegates welcomed the young workers of Moscow, vocational school students presented a gift (portrait).

Meeting students at the University of Culture young wizard with the rector of the university, the composer Aram Khachaturian at the Central House of Culture of vocational training.

AI Khachaturian - CU.; Plays the piano for young people (synchronously) - CU.

Listening - CU.; Cheering - MS.

Youth meeting with the composer Dmitri Kabalevsky.

DB Kabalevsky watches the game on the piano girl.

Boy playing the violin - CU.

DB Kabalevsky listening - CU.; Orchestra plays - LS.; Conducts DB Kabalevsky - MS.

Cheering - CU.

DB Kabalevsky children presented with flowers - MS.

Interview Eugen Suhonen (synchronous) - CU.

The building of the Column Hall of the House of Unions, a banner reading: «V Congress of the Union of Soviet Composers» - CU., MS.

Red Square - LS. (Morning).

Members of the Congress of Composers lay a wreath at the Mausoleum Lenin - LS., CU.

The queue at the Mausoleum Lenin - LS.

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier near the Kremlin Wall - LS.

Helmet and flowers - MS.

Eternal flame - CU.

Laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier the delegates - LS., CU.

In the Great Hall of the Conservatory Choir performs pieces Sviridov, dedicated to the memory of Alexander Yurlov musician (synchronous) - LS.

The choir and orchestra perform vocal symphonic fresco Andrei Petrov "Peter I» (synchronously) - LS.

Listening - CU., LS.; Cheering - LS.

The closing session of the congress, which announce the new Board of the Union of Soviet Composers, take a welcome letter of the Central Committee of the CPSU.

The presidium of the composers: DY Pokras, S. Tulikov, AI Khachaturian, TN Khrennikov, DD Shostakovich, Petrov - LS., PNRM.

Acts composer VP Solovyov-Gray - MS.

Members of the Congress applauded - LS.

The final concert in the Column Hall of the choir (soloist - People's Artist of the USSR Magomayev) and the orchestra performed a cantata Kara Karayev "Friendship of Peoples" (synchronous) - LS.