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Asafʹev, B. V. (Boris Vladimirovich) 1884-1949

Overview
Works: 497 works in 1,048 publications in 6 languages and 4,305 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sonatas  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Honoree, Redactor, Other
Classifications: ML410.S932, 780.924
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A book about Stravinsky by B. V Asafʹev( Book )

31 editions published between 1929 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphonic etudes : portraits of Russian operas and ballets by B. V Asafʹev( Book )

15 editions published between 1922 and 2008 in Russian and English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Boris Asafyev's first edition of Symphonic Etudes appeared in 1922, it was recognized as the most extensive, insightful, and sophisticated text on Russian opera and ballet yet written. The second edition in 1970 was accepted as a classic of music criticism and has since functioned as a foundation for Russian nineteenth-century scholarship. Now this important book is available in English, its text and footnotes fully translated and annotated by David Haas. Symphonic Etudes: Portraits of Russian Operas and Ballets is divided into 19 essays, most of which were originally written for program booklets distributed during the 1921-22 season of the St. Petersburg State Theatre. The book's chronological coverage extends from the 1830s until World War I, with particular attention given to Glinka's Ruslan and Lyudmila, the operas of Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, and Musorgsky, and the first two of Stravinsky's ballets. Rather than provide his literate Russian audience with superfluous plot summaries and lists of characters, Asafyev instead created "psychological and stylistic" portraits. As a result, each work discussed emerges as a distinctive achievement as well as a means for examining one or more aspects of an unfolding national tradition. David Haas provides a translator's preface and introductory essay that will acquaint the reader with the basic terms, concepts, and significance of Asafyev's operatic aesthetics, while extensive translator's endnotes give accurate score references and serve to illuminate the author's numerous literary and other allusions. With the new accessibility of this pioneering work, Anglophone readers--students, teachers, scholars, and music lovers alike--will have access to an insider's appreciation of Russia's multigenerational contributions to music for the stage
Russian music from the beginning of the nineteenth century by B. V Asafʹev( Book )

9 editions published between 1953 and 1992 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polnoe sobranie sochineniĭ by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

44 editions published between 1945 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die musikalische Form als Prozess by B. V Asafʹev( Book )

8 editions published in 1976 in 3 languages and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander Borodin : sein Leben, seine Musik, seine Schriften by Aleksandr Porfirʹevich Borodin( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in German and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leven en werk van de Russische componist (1833-1887)
Die Musik in Russland : (von 1800 bis zur Oktoberrevolution 1917) : Entwicklungen, Wertungen, Übersichten by B. V Asafʹev( Book )

7 editions published in 1998 in German and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Izbrannye trudy by B. V Asafʹev( Book )

in Russian and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tschaikowskys "Eugen Onegin"; Versuch einer Analyse des Stils und der musikalischen Dramaturgie by B. V Asafʹev( Book )

9 editions published between 1948 and 1949 in 3 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glinka by B. V Asafʹev( Book )

17 editions published between 1947 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonata for trumpet and piano by B. V Asafʹev( )

9 editions published between 1951 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ob opere : izbrannye statʹi by B. V Asafʹev( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1985 in Russian and Undetermined and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bakhchisaraĭskiĭ fontan : balet-poėma v chetyrekh deĭstvii︠a︡kh po A. Pushkinu by B. V Asafʹev( )

7 editions published between 1939 and 1981 in No Linguistic content and Russian and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerto for guitar and chamber orchestra by B. V Asafʹev( )

4 editions published in 2001 and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skri︠a︡bin : opyt kharakteristiki by B. V Asafʹev( Book )

9 editions published between 1921 and 1923 in Russian and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

M.I. Glinka by B. V Asafʹev( Book )

9 editions published in 1978 in Russian and Undetermined and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonata for trombone and piano by Donald H White( )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1980 and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vospominanii︠a︡ o B.V. Asafʹeve( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in Russian and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

O balete : statʹi, ret︠s︡enzii, vospominanii︠a︡ by B. V Asafʹev( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in Russian and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Symphonic etudes : portraits of Russian operas and ballets
Alternative Names
Acафьев Борис Владимирович

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Gleboff, Igorʹ, 1884-1949

Glebov, Igor.

Glebov, Igorʹ, 1884-1949

Glebow, Boris W. Assafjew-, 1884-1949

Glebow, Igorʹ, 1884-1949

Gliebov, Igorʹ, 1884-1949

Gljeboff, Igor 1884-1949

Novikov, F., 1884-1949

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Асафьев, Б. В. (Борис Владимирович), 1884-1949

Асафьев, Борис Владимирович.

Асафьев Борис Владимирович 1884-1949

Асафьев, Борис Владимирович (pseud. de Глебов Игорь).

Асаф'єв Борис Володимирович

Барыс Уладзіміравіч Асаф'еў

Борис Асафиев

Глебов, Игорь (1884-1949).

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Languages
Russian (103)

English (34)

German (26)

Chinese (2)

Czech (2)

French (1)

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