• Short Summary

    Soviet composers, representatives of all nationalities of our country, gathers for their fifth Congress, which was held in the Great Kremlin Palace.

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    GV Kremlin
    6 ft


    GV Composers go into conference hall in Kremlin Palace
    30 ft


    GV Composers
    38 ft


    CU Shostakovich
    40 ft


    Pan presidium composers; Mazurov, Suslow, Demichev, Solomentasev
    49 ft


    CU Shostakovich opening congress
    61 ft


    Cutaway to applause from audience
    64 ft


    MV knachturyan makes speech
    73 ft


    Cutaway to applause from audience
    76 ft


    MV Tiknon Khrennikov giving report to congress
    83 ft


    Different shots of audience
    97 ft


    SV Khrennikov making speech
    103 ft


    Audience
    168 ft


    GV Audience applaud.
    171 ft



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    Background: Soviet composers, representatives of all nationalities of our country, gathers for their fifth Congress, which was held in the Great Kremlin Palace. Numerous guests, among them from foreign countries, attended the Congress. Over 600 delegates participated in the work of the Congress. Mazurov, Suslov, Demichev, Solomentsev are among the members of the Presidium. The Congress was opened by Hero of Socialist Labour composer Dmitri Shostakovich. Composer Aram Khachaturyan gave the floor for the report of the Board of the Union of Composers of the USSR to Tikhon Khrennikov, First Secretary of the Board. The report presented a full analysis of the achievements of composers in all fields of Soviet musical culture in the five year period since the fourth Congress. The speaker stressed that the Communist Party had always helped and is helping the composers, has called and is calling toe strengthen the ties of composers with working people, with modern Soviet life. The speaker assured the party, the Soviet government and all Soviet people that Soviet composers would put forward all their strength and energy to justify the hopes which are set on them. The fifth Congress of Composers of the USSR is a significant event in the cultural life of our country.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB31PPULMZEOME9R2FRRE7ILNA
    Media URN:
    VLVAB31PPULMZEOME9R2FRRE7ILNA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/04/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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