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Description - The Cambridge Companion to Shostakovich by Pauline Fairclough

As the Soviet Union's foremost composer, Shostakovich's status in the West has always been problematic. Regarded by some as a collaborator, and by others as a symbol of moral resistance, both he and his music met with approval and condemnation in equal measure. The demise of the Communist state has, if anything, been accompanied by a bolstering of his reputation, but critical engagement with his multi-faceted achievements has been patchy. This Companion offers a starting point and a guide for readers who seek a fuller understanding of Shostakovich's place in the history of music. Bringing together an international team of scholars, the book brings research to bear on the full range of Shostakovich's musical output, addressing scholars, students and all those interested in this complex, iconic figure.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521842204
ISBN-10: 0521842204
Format: Hardback
(247mm x 174mm x 24mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Pauline Fairclough

Pauline Fairclough is Lecturer in Music at the University of Bristol. David Fanning is Professor of Music at the University of Manchester.

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