Works Chamber Compositions for Voice and Songs

Joan Smith. “Bird of Peace”

Opus 94 Opus SO

Opus SO
1953 year

Dmitri Shostakovich’s Compositions for Solo Voice(s).
first publication:

Music appendix to the journal Sovetskaya muzyka, No. 10 of 1953

manuscripts:

Melody without text underlay at RSALA (rec. gr. 2048, inv. 1, f. 14, section 3 of the archive pagination).


Joan Smith “Bird of Peace”
Adaptation for Voice and Piano

     This song by a young English author, Joan Smith, was awarded the second prize at the 4th World Youth and Student Festival in Bucharest in 1953.
     Shostakovich’s author’s manuscript was dated 28 August 1953. The adaptation was first printed in the music appendix to the journal Sovetskaya muzyka, No. 10 of 1953 with a translation of the text by Lev Ozerov.


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