Piano Concerto No.1 with orchestra. C Minor.
1. Allegro moderato
4. Allegro con brio
Premiere: October 15, 1933. Leningrad. Great Hall of the Philharmonia. Piano part played by the author. Conductor F. Shtidri, A. Shmidt - trumpet
Manuscripts: Hand-written score in the Russian State Archive for Literature and Art (Stack 653, Inv. 1, Item 2266a). Piano score in the Glinka State Central Museum of Musical Culture (Stack 32, Item 41).
First Edition: "Muzgiz" Publishers, 1934, 1935.
"... I cannot describe the contents of my Concerto by any means other than those I used to write it... I am a Soviet composer. I perceive this age as a heroic one, stimulating and incredibly invigorating. This is what I sought to convey in my Concerto."