The film tells about the musical life of the capital, about the teachers and students of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory and the Moscow Music School No. 1 named after S. Prokofiev. 1 part. Moscow Kremlin. St. Basil's Cathedral on Red Square. The Kremlin's Spasskaya Tower. Kremlin embankment. A pleasure motor ship sails along the Moscow river. The building of the Bolshoi Theater. Square in front of the Bolshoi Theater. The building of the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. A fragment from the vocal cycle of GV Sviridov "Pushkin's Wreath" performed by the Moscow Chamber Choir under the direction of VN Minin and People's Artist of the USSR AF Vedernikov on the stage of the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall (synchronously). Students of the music school No. 1 named after S. Prokofiev in the classroom at the lesson of musical improvisation. The teacher offers students topics for improvisation (synchronously). Students perform on the piano improvisations on the theme "Camel Caravan in the Desert" and "Flea" (synchronously). Monument to P.I. Tchaikovsky in front of the building of the Moscow Conservatory. Students in the corridor of the conservatory are looking through the sheet music, standing near the notice board. Harpist, People's Artist of the USSR Professor of the Moscow Conservatory V.G. Dulova in the class with a student. Laureate of the International Competition for Harpists in Rome [I. Matilainen] plays the harp (synchronously). Professor of the Moscow Conservatory Naumov with a 4th year student, laureate of the First All-Union Rachmaninov Competition for Pianists K. Shcherbakov in the class during the lesson (synchronously). Winner of the Violin Virtuoso Competition in Genoa I. Kayner plays the violin (synchronously). Part 2. Fragments of the performances of laureates of the vocalists' competition in Brussels L. Ivanova and V. Bogachev (synchronously). The building of the Bolshoi Theater. Singer, People's Artist of the USSR AF Vedernikov near the Bolshoi Theater and in the theater museum talks about his work at the Bolshoi Theater (synchronously). The chandelier goes out in the auditorium. A fragment of the opera by A.P. Borodin at the Bolshoi Theater (synchronously). Newsreel footage: A.F. Vedernikov as Ivan Susanin on the stage of the Bolshoi Theater (1950s). AF Vedernikov and collector of old records, Professor of Novgorod University VA Ganin in the office talking about opera singers of the early 20th century, listening to a gramophone record with a recording by G.A. Baklanov (synchronously). Photos of the opera singer G.A. Baklanov. Photos of the singer F.I.Shalyapin. Part 3. Laureate of international competitions A. Lyubimov plays the piano at a musical evening in the museum hall of the Ostankino Palace Museum (synchronously). Spectators in the hall. Male quartet under the direction of D. Voronov in the church sings church chants (synchronously). Cathedral Square of the Moscow Kremlin. Streets of Moscow. A scene from the play "Rostov Action" on the stage of the Moscow Chamber Music Theater (synchronously). The State Academic Symphony Orchestra under the direction of the Lenin Prize laureate, People's Artist of the USSR E. Svetlanov, performs the 5th symphony of PI Tchaikovsky on the stage of the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory (synchronously). Monument in front of the building of the Moscow Conservatory.