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Shostakovich in context

Author: Rosamund Bartlett
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This interdisciplinary volume seeks to present Shostakovich and his music in many different contexts, in order to establish a more rounded picture of the composer's legacy. The authors of the articles collected here are leading scholars in Russian music and literature who have drawn on unpublished correspondence, archival sources, and the latest research to present important new information about each decade of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shostakovich in context.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)639395842
Named Person: Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich; Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich; Dmitrij D Šostakovič; Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich; Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rosamund Bartlett
ISBN: 0198166664 9780198166665
OCLC Number: 42397957
Notes: Papers, given principally at a conference held at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1994, entitled Shostakovich, the man and his age; four papers translated from Russian were given at a Shostakovich conference held in St. Petersburg, 1994.
Description: xviii, 224 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Shostakovich and us / Richard Taruskin --
Shostakovich in harmony: untranslatable messages / David Fanning --
Shostakovich's literary style / Svetlana Savenko --
Shostakovich, LASM, and Asafiev / Laurel E. Fay --
Shostakovich as reflected in his letters to Ivan Sollertinsky / Lyudmila Mikheyeva-Sollertinskaya --
Between 'social demands' and the 'music of grand passions': the years 1934-1937 in the life of Dmitry Shostakovich / Inna Barsova --
Shostakovich and Kuchonykh --
Shostakovich's Eighth: C minor Symphony against the grain / David Haas --
Shostakovich's Anti-formalist Rayok: a history of the work's composition and its musical and literary sources / Manashir Yakubov --
A new insight into the Tenth symphony of Dmitry Shostakovich / Nelly Kravetz --
Shostakovich and Britten: some parallels / Lyudmila Kovnatskaya --
Shostakovich, Tsvetaeva, Pushkin, Musorgsky: songs and dances of death and survival / Caryl Emerson --
Shostakovich and Chekhov / Rosamund Bartlett.
Responsibility: edited by Rosamund Bartlett.
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This volume presents 1990s research into Dmitri Shostakovich's life (1906-1975) and work by British, American, Russian, and Israeli scholars. The authors of the 13 articles are musicologists, Russian  Read more...

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