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Dmitri Shostakovich : a life in film

Author: John Riley
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2005.
Series: KINOfiles film companions, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Between 1929 and 1970, Dmitri Shostakovich wrote almost 40 film scores of Soviet films, from Stalinist cult epics to classical literary adaptations. His long and distinguished cinema career has hitherto been overlooked. Combining analysis and anecdote, John Riley provides this first account to examine the scores and their contexts in the films for which they were written, the ways in which contemporary events shaped  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich; Chostakovitch, Dimitri <1906-1975> - Critique et interprétation.; Dimitri Chostakovitch; Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich; Dmitrij D Šostakovič; Dmitrij D Šostakovič
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Riley
ISBN: 1850437092 1850434840 9781850434849 9781850437093
OCLC Number: 56640667
Description: 150 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : 1906-1928, early life and works --
1. Beware of music (1929-1933) : Poor Columbus to The counterplan --
2. Intelligible to the millions (1934-1939) : Ankara --
heart of Turkey to The great citizen --
3. Interlude (1939-1942) : The silly little mouse to The adventures of Korzinkina --
4. War and Cold War (1943-1953) : Zoya to the death of Stalin --
5. An uncertain thaw (1954-1962) : The song of the rivers to Cheremushki --
6. Endgame (1964-1975) : Hamlet to King Lear --
7. Legacy.
Series Title: KINOfiles film companions, 3.
Responsibility: John Riley.
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Between 1929 and 1970, five years before his death, Dmitri Shostakovich wrote almost 40 film scores for most genres of Soviet films, from Stalinist cult epics to classical literary adaptations. His  Read more...

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