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Dmitry Shostakovich

David Rabinovich

Dmitry Shostakovich

by David Rabinovich

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Published by Lawrence & Wishart in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shostakovich, D. -- 1906-1975.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated from the Russian by George Hanna.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination166p.,ill.,23cm
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21758560M

    Looking for books by Dmitri Shostakovich? See all books authored by Dmitri Shostakovich, including Testimony: The Memoirs of Dmitri Shostakovich, and Symphonies Nos. 1 and 5 in Full Score, and more on Fairclough's book is in the Critical Lives series and is short, less than pages. I found it very readable, despite the proliferation of musical terms that I am totally ignorant of. She addresses Shostakovich's ambivalent and fluctuating relationship with the Soviet regime briefly at the end. Her message seems to be, come on, give the guy a Reviews: 8.

    Symphony No. "The Year " [COMPACT DISC] by Shostakovich [Shostakowitch], Dmitry [Dmitri] - Conducted by Vladimir Fedoseyev and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Get this from a library! Dmitry Shostakovich. [Pauline Fairclough] -- "Dmitry Shostakovich was one of the most successful composers of the twentieth century – a musician who adapted as no other to the unique pressures of his age. By turns vilified and feted by Stalin.

    Dmitri Shostakovich Facing off Stalin. Books & arts Mar 11th edition. Mar 11th WHEN Dmitri Shostakovich answered his phone one day in March . Although Dmitry Shostakovich was denounced twice, he also received a number of awards. The notable among them were the ‘USSR State Prizes’ (, , , , ), ‘People's Artist of the Republic’ (), ‘People's Artist of the USSR’ (), ‘Order of Lenin’ (, , ), ‘Hero of Socialist Labor’ () and the ‘Shevchenko National Prize in Theater’ ().


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Dmitri Shostakovich has books on Goodreads with ratings. Dmitri Shostakovich’s most popular book is Testimony: The Memoirs. Dmitry Shostakovich (Critical Lives) Paperback – Septem by Pauline Fairclough (Author)5/5(7). Dmitry Shostakovich book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Dmitry Shostakovich was one of the most successful composers of the tw 3/5(1). Shostakovich goes on for pages about other musicians, people lost to the Stalin purges, his teacher Glazunov and others in the Soviet artistic intelligentsia.

The book covers virtually no personal ground for the composer; there is nothing in it about his children other than a few by: Dmitri Shostakovich (dyĬmē´trē shŏstŏkô´vĬch), –75, Russian composer, b. kovich studied at the Leningrad Conservatory (–25).

The early success of his First Symphony () was confirmed by positive public reaction to two satirical works of —an opera, The Nose (Leningrad; from a tale by Gogol), and a ballet, The Golden Age.

Dmitry Shostakovich's memoirs, Testimony, `related to and edited by Solomon Volkov', have been the subject of fierce debate since their publication in Was Testimony a forgery, made up by an impudent impostor, or was it the deathbed confession of a bent, but unbroken, man?/5(5).

Symphony for the City of Dmitry Shostakovich book Dead is a masterwork thrillingly told and impeccably researched by National Book Award–winning author M. Anderson. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no /5(). Dmitri Shostakovich My hero: Dmitri Shostakovich by Julian Barnes Under lifelong pressure from the Stalinist state, being a coward was the only sensible choice.

sexual repression and violence by Dmitry Shostakovich, originally called Ledi Makbet Mtsenskogo Uyezda (; Lady Macbeth of the Mzensk District, libretto by the composer and Aleksandr Preys) and later revised, after a long period of eclipse caused by government disapproval, as Katerina Ismaylova ().

Solomon Moiseyevich Volkov is a Russian Jewish journalist and musicologist. He is best known for Testimony, which was published in following his emigration from the Soviet Union in He claimed that the book was the memoir of Dmitri Shostakovich, as related to him by the composer.

Easier Works: Schirmer Library of Classics Volume Piano Solo (Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics) [Shostakovich, Dmitri] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Easier Works: Schirmer Library of Classics Volume Piano Solo (Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics)/5(6).

The book is, partly, an exercise in cold war nostalgia. But it’s also, more interestingly, an inquiry into the nature of personal integrity. Shostakovich made his accommodations with “Power.

Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich (Russian: Дмитрий Дмитриевич Шостакович (help info), tr. Dmitriy Dmitrievich Shostakovich, pronounced [ˈdmʲitrʲɪj ˈdmʲitrʲɪjɪvʲɪtɕ ʂəstɐˈkovʲɪtɕ]; (25 September [O.S. 12 September] – 9 August ) was a Russian composer and is regarded as one of the major composers of the 20th century, with a.

Dmitri Shostakovich Preludes and Fugues, Op, Book I Tatiana Nikoayeva, piano 1. in C major Moderato - Moderato 2. in A minor Allegro. ‘The breadth of a whole life within the pages of a slim book’: Dmitri Shostakovich in Photograph: Sovfoto/UIG via Getty Images.

Dmitry Shostakovich - Ebook written by Pauline Fairclough. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take. Scholars remain divided as to the book’s veracity, yet there is a ring of truth in its basic tenet that nothing in Shostakovich’s music can be taken at face value.

If Testimony is to be believed, Shostakovich’s music is a semantic minefield, laced with irony and punctuated. Dmitry Shostakovich was one of the most successful composers of the twentieth century—a musician who adapted as no other to the unique pressures of his age.

By turns vilified and feted by Stalin during the Great Purge, Shostakovich twice came close to succumbing to the whirlwind of political repression of his times and remained under political surveillance all his life, despite the many.

Every now and then a book comes along that blows me away and Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad is one of those books. A riveting story of the music of composer Dimitri Shostakovich along with an extensively researched history of the siege of Leningrad/5.

Shostakovich assembled a suite from The Bedbug for orchestra as Op. 19a Shostakovich arranged the music to The Bedbug for piano as Op. 19b 20 Symphony No. 3 in E ♭ major The First of May: Orchestra with chorus Shostakovich made a reduction of the score for solo piano, including the vocal score of the final chorus as Op.

20a. Dmitry Shostakovich was one of the most successful composers of the twentieth century – a musician who adapted as no other to the unique pressures of his age. By turns vilified and feted by Stalin during the Great Purge, Shostakovich twice came close to the whirlwind of political repression and he remained under political surveillance all his.

Buy Dmitry Shostakovich (Critical Lives) by Pauline Fairclough (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(8).Story of a Friendship book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. After considerable hesitation and soul-searching I have decide /5.