"The Great Citizen" (Part II). Music for the film.
Scriptwriters: M. Bleiman, M. Bolshintsov, F. Ermler. Director: F. Ermler.
Manuscript: Leningrad State Archive for Literature and Art (Stack 257, Inv. 16, Item 2072).
First Edition: D. Shostakovich, Collected Works, Vol.41, Moscow, 1987.
"I am completing the music for Part II of the film 'The Great Citizen'. Music plays an important part in this film <...> The central episode of the film is presented in the form of a funeral symphonic poem"
("New Works by D. Shostakovich", Leningradskaya Pravda" - August 28, 1939)