"Unity". Music for the film. ("Songs of Great Rivers", "Seven Rivers").
Scriptwriters: A. Pozner, J. Ivens. Director: J. Ivens
DEFA studios (East Germany). November 1954
Fragments of hand-written scores are kept in the DEFA studios
"Poem of Labour" for choir with piano accompaniment. Words by S. Kirsanov. Published in 1958 in a collection of Shostakovich's songs. ("Sovietskii kompozitor" Publishers, Moscow).
"Song of Unity" for solo bass and mixed choir with piano accompaniment. This song in the film is performed by Paul Robeson (in English) with a choir.
In 1967 E. Busch made a record of the "Song of Great Rivers" by Brecht - Shostakovich.
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