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Shostakovich studies 1

Shostakovich studies 1

Author: David Fanning
Publisher: Cambridge [etc.] : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Shostakovich studies

Few composers' posthumous reputations have grown as steadily as Shostakovich's. Yet outside the concert hall the focus of attention seems to have been on the extraordinary circumstances of his life  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Shostakovich studies
Named Person: Dmitrij Šostakovič; Dmitrij Šostakovič
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Fanning
ISBN: 0521452392 9780521452397
OCLC Number: 769888555
Description: IX, 280 p. : ill., muz. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: talking about eggs: musicology and Shostakovich David Fanning; 2. Public lies and unspeakable truth: interpreting Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony Richard Taruskin; 3. Form in Shostakovich's instrumental works Yuriy Kholopov; 4. Russian theorists on modality in Shostakovich's music Ellon D. Carpenter; 5.The cycle of structure and the cycle of meaning: the Piano Trio in E Minor, Op. 67 Patrick McCreless; 6. Leitmotif in Lady Macbeth David Fanning; 7. From Lady Macbeth to Katerina: Shostakovich's versions and revisions Laurel E. Fay; 8. The Golden Age: the true story of the premiere Manashir Yakubov; 9. 'And art made tongue-tied by authority': Shostakovich's song-cycles Dorothea Redepenning; 10. A debt repaid? Some observations on Shostakovich and his late-period recognition of Britten Eric Roseberry; 11. Shostakovich and Schnittke: the erosion of symphonic syntax Alexander Ivashkin; Index.
Responsibility: ed. by David Fanning.
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'Shostakovich Studies is a stimulating and provocative collection that will in turn generate further appraisals of its subject.' Musical Times '... the best attempt to date to examine the importance Read more...

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