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The People's Artist : Prokofiev's Soviet Years

Author: Simon Morrison
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A detailed chronicle of Prokofiev's career from 1932 to 1953, based on exclusive and extensive research conducted at several Russian archives. Prokofiev's Soviet Years examines Prokofiev's decision to relocate to Stalin's Russia in 1936, the mandated rewriting of such major works as Romeo and Juliet and War and Peace, and the composer's aesthetic and spiritual views.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Sergey Prokofiev
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Morrison
ISBN: 0195181670 9780195181678
OCLC Number: 476061430
Description: 491 s
Contents: INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1: 1935-1938; CHAPTER 2: 1938-39; CHAPTER 3: THE PUSHKI CENTENNIAL SCORES; CHAPTER 4: 1940-43; CHAPTER 5: THE EISENSTEIN FILMS AND TONYA; CHAPTER 6: 1944-47; CHAPTER 7: 1948; CHAPTER 8: 194953

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