Orchestration of six romances on verses by W. Raleigh, R. Burns and W. Shakespeare (Opus 62) for bass and chamber orchestra.
First Performance: November 30, 1973. Moscow. Great Hall of the Conservatoire. Moscow Chamber Orchestra. Conductor R. Barshai. Soloist Y. Nesterenko.
First Edition: D. Shostakovich, Collected Works, Vol. 31, Moscow, 1982.
Manuscripts: in the archive of the composer’s family.