Edited by David Fanning
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Shostakovich Studies by David Fanning
Book DescriptionFew 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 rather than on the music itself. This book seeks to show that the power of his work stems as much from its craftsmanship as from its political and personal context. The theoretical chapters lay the foundation for a proper understanding of Shostakovich's musical language for the first time in the West. The social context is not neglected, however, and alongside many new insights spread through the book, a substantial and provocative chapter considers the issues surrounding the composition of the Fifth Symphony. The eleven essays in the volume draw together some of the finest scholars of Russian music in Europe, Russia and America.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521452397
(228mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 9-Nov-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David Fanning
Cambridge Companion to Shostakovich, Hardback (October 2008)
A collection of essays investigating the life and work of the complex, important and iconic composer Shostakovich.
Shostakovich Studies, Paperback (November 2006)
These eleven essays lay a foundation for a proper understanding of Shostakovich's musical language and provide new insights into issues surrounding his composition.
Nielsen: Symphony No. 5, Hardback (June 1997)» View all books by David Fanning
This book focuses on the definitive work by Carl Nielsen - Denmark's greatest composer.
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