Dmitri Shostakovich the life and background of a Soviet composer by Victor Ilyitch Seroff

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Statementby Victor Ilyich Seroff, in collaboration with Nadejda Galli-Shohat.
ContributionsShohat, Nadejda (Kokaoulin) Galli, joint author.
LC ClassificationsML410.S53 S4 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 260, vii p.
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5446334M
ISBN 100836954823
LC Control Number73126255

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Nov 08,  · I am a classical music lover and I thought this book was outstanding. The author provides the background of what is going on in Russia as it impacts on composer, Dmitri Shostakovich. I had no idea of the torments the Russian people went through as things in the country went from imperial rule to that of Lenin and then Stalin/5().

Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich (Russian: Дми́трий Дми́триевич Шостако́вич (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. Jun 03,  · Testimony: The Memoirs of Dmitri Shostakovich (Limelight) [Solomon Volkov, Dmitri Shostakovich] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This is the powerful memoirs which an ailing Dmitri Shostakovich dictated to a young Russian musicologistCited by: Testimony (Russian: Свидетельство) is a book that was published in October by the Russian musicologist Solomon claimed that it was the memoirs of the composer Dmitri its publication, its portrayal of the composer and his views was controversial: the Shostakovich of the book was sometimes critical of fellow composers, and most notably was strongly Author: Solomon Volkov (editor), Dmitri Shostakovich.

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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. Jan 30,  · Dmitri Shostakovich My hero: Dmitri Shostakovich by Julian Barnes Under lifelong pressure from the Stalinist state, being a coward was the only sensible choice.

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Dmitri Shostakovich 10 Biography of Dmitri Shostakovich Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich was born in St. Petersburg, Russia in A musical prodigy of the midth century, Shostakovich studied piano at the Petrograd Conservatory from Oct 10,  · A Child's Excercise Book - for piano solo Written by Dmitri Shostakovich Of the many candid photographs of Dmitri Shostakovich, arguably the most charming are those taken with his.

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Founded inthe DSCH Journal is the only regular publication dedicated to the life and work of Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich. Honorary President. A child of Tsarist Russia and the Russian Revolution, Dmitri Shostakovich was born in St. Petersburg. Throughout his entire life, Shostakovich suffered from the effects of a childhood of malnutrition and disease.

Despite such deprivation, he became a composer of powerful and advanced music.4/5(3). Testimony The Memoirs of Dmitri Shostakovich. 74 likes. Personal Life of Dmitri Shostakovich. Jump to. Sections of this page. Accessibility Help.

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Shostakovich: A Life Remembered is a unique study of the great composer Dmitri Shostakovich, based on reminiscences from his contemporaries. Elizabeth Wilson covers the composer’s life from his early successes to his struggles under the Stalinist regime, and his international recognition as one of the leading composers of the twentieth century.

Dec 31,  · Dmitri Shostakovich () was one of the greatest composers of the 20th century, as well as the first major Soviet composer. In the fourth edition of Dmitri Shostakovich Catalogue: The First Hundred Years and Beyond, Derek C. Hulme names and 5/5(1). Dmitry Shostakovich was a Russian composer whose symphonies and quartets, numbering 15 each, are among the greatest examples from the 20th century of these classic forms.

His style evolved from the brash humor and experimental character of his first period, exemplified by the operas The Nose and Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, into both the more introverted melancholy and nationalistic fervor of his.

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The Soviet hope is that American performances might. 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 with.

Feb 07,  · This is the story of that symphony, the country that inspired it, the compose who wrote it, and the war that shaped all of them in Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad () by M.T. Anderson/5(3). Dmitri Shostakovich () was one of the greatest composers of the 20th century, as well as the first major Soviet composer.

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His mother, a product of the St. Petersburg Conservatory, was a piano teacher. National Book Award winner M. Anderson delivers a brilliant and riveting account of the Siege of Leningrad and the role played by Russian composer Shostakovich and his Leningrad Symphony.

Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad. [Cambridge, MA]: Candlewick Press. Join Our Community. Join a community of music enthusiasts with a passion for music Alfred Music.

Sep 22,  · A YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults FinalistNational Book Award winner M. Anderson delivers a brilliant and riveting account of the Siege of Leningrad and the role played by Russian composer Shostakovich and his Leningrad SeptemberAdolf Hitler’s Wehrmacht surrounded Leningrad in what was to become one of the longest and most.

Composed by Dmitri Shostakovich (), edited by Leonard Rose. Instrumental solo book for cello and piano. With solo part and piano accompaniment. Composed 47 pages. Published by International Music Co.

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Johnson’s primary focus is Dmitri Shostakovich’s music and how it relates to his personal struggle with mental well-being and a challenging family dynamic.

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