NEW COLLECTED WORKS
VIth Series, Compositions for Choir and Orchestra
Poem of the Motherlnd
Editor-in-chief Victor Ekimovsky
Explanatory Article by Maria Karachevskaya
Structurally, the 'Poem' is a suite compiled by Shostakovich from the popular songs of several composers (including his own 'Song of the Counterplan') and interlaid with orchestral linking passages.