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Music of Dmitri Shostakovich

Roy BLOKKER

Music of Dmitri Shostakovich

the symphonies.

by Roy BLOKKER

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Published by Tantivy Press .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsDEARLING, Robert.
The Physical Object
Pagination192p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19873277M

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(1K). This is essential reading for anyone with an interest in 20th century classical music, Shostakovich and/or the behaviour of Stalin's regime. I have also read Elizabeth Wilson's "Shostakovitch Remembered",and "Shostakovich Reconsidered" by Ho and Feofanov, and am satisfied that Testimony is s:

Free Shipping on Orders over $ Search $ Cart Cart. Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich (25 September –9 August ) was a Russian composer and pianist, and a prominent figure of 20th-century music.. Shostakovich achieved fame in the Soviet Union under the patronage of Soviet chief of staff Mikhail Tukhachevsky, but later had a complex and difficult relationship with the government.

  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 s:   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The music of Dmitri Shostakovich, the symphonies by Roy Blokker, , Tantivy Press, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press edition, in EnglishCited by: 9.


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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   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().

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Dmitri Shostakovich, Russian composer, renowned particularly for his 15 symphonies, numerous chamber works, and concerti, many of them written under the pressures of government-imposed standards of Soviet art.

Whether he was compliant or a closet dissident has been the subject of contention. Dmitri Shostakovich in What the composer’s music had to do with history has been one of the most fraught questions in the history of : Nikil Saval.

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. Browse: Biographies, Classical Composers, Dmitri Shostakovich This page lists all books about Dmitri Shostakovich, in category: Biographies» Classical Composers.

Showing 1. 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.

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Shostakovich’s music has been with me for half a century; his “case” since the publication of Testimony, his contentious memoirs. Tikhon Khrennikov, the long-serving, power-worshipping head. For the musician, the groundwork is laid for gaining insight to Shostakovich the person, and thus the basic aspects of the composer's music: bitterness, sarcasm, satire, quotation, and a very direct, pointed consider the controversy regarding this book's "authenticity," I direct your attention to Ho & Feofanov's "Shostakovich Cited by: The Music Of Dmitri Shostakovich, The Symphonies book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(3). 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 Cited by: 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.

Dmitri Shostakovich, one of Russian culture's most acclaimed intellectuals who was censored under the dictatorship of Joseph Stalin, was an internationally recognized composer whose music was in over films.

He was born Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich on Septemin St. Petersburg, Russia. Three Fantastic Dances Op. 1 PIANO MUSIC SOLO Dmitri Shostakovich. $ shipping: + $ shipping. 7 Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics Sheet Music/ Instructional Books Piano. $ classical music book scores Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert.

$ shipping: + $ shipping. Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 7 (Bernstein) - Dmitri Seller Rating: % positive. The Film Music of Dmitri Shostakovich, Volume 1 Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Vassily Sinaisky It's true that a lot of the Soviet films for which he composed had an overt political message, but Shostakovich's artistic response to them is nevertheless engaging.

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Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. The music of Dmitri Shostakovich, the symphonies Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This :   The life, politics, and music of Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich have been subjects of extreme controversy. Despite the turmoil of his dealings with Stalin, many people thought of him as a loyal servant of Russia and a masterful composer.

It was not until the publication in of a book called Testimony: The Memoirs of Dmitri Shostakovich .