Works Choral Compositions

Anthem of Moscow

Opus 79a Opus SO

Opus SO
1948 year

“Motherland”. Op. 63. Vocal-symphonic suite. Piano score. National Anthems. Sans. op.
first publication:

DSCH Publishers, Moscow, 2017

manuscripts:

RSALA, rec. gr. 2048, inv. 1, f. 40


Anthem of Moscow
for Choir and Piano

     Shostakovich’s surviving anthem manuscripts also include the Anthem of Moscow to words by Ilya Frenkel (1948), written for a poety and music contest. The exact time the contest was held has not been established; only ‘1948’ is given in the author’s manuscript.
     No information has been found about performances of this piece.


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