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In its scope and command of primary sources and its generosity of scholarly inquiry, Nikolai Findeizen's monumental work, published in 1928 and 1929 in Soviet Russia, places the origins and development of music in Russia within the context of Russia's cultural and social history. Volume 2 of Findeizen's landmark study surveys music in court life during the reigns of Elizabeth I and Catherine II, music in Russian domestic and public life in the second half of the 18th century, and the variety and vitality of Russian music at the end of the 18th century.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780253348265
ISBN-10: 0253348269
Format: Hardback
(6452mm x 4522mm x 39mm)
Pages: 640
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 7-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Nikolai Findeizen

Nikolai Findeizen (1868-1928) founded The Russian Musical Gazette in 1894 and was a member of the artistic council of the Soviet State Opera and State Ballet Theater. Samuel William Pring (1866-1954), whose home was the Isle of Wight, was an accountant, an amateur clarinetist, and a translator of works about Russian music. Milos Velimirovic is Professor Emeritus of Music at the University of Virginia. Claudia R. Jensen has published articles on Russian music in The Musical Quarterly and Journal of the American Musicological Society.

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