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A Shostakovich Companion

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Combines an examination of the life and compositional evolution of the Soviet Union's famous composer, and a symposium in which a variety of analytical techniques is applied to selected Shostakovich works and genres. This book provides emphasis on musical issues and biographical and much-debated political issues.

Portrait

Michael Mishra is Professor and Director of Orchestral Studies at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. He was the First Prize winner of the 2003 Vakhtang Jordania International Conducting Competition in Ukraine, and frequently performs in the Czech Republic, where he has conducted the Karlovy Vary Philharmonic, the Hradec Kralove Philharmonic, and at the Silesian State Opera. In 2001, he made his debut with the Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Sofia, and has recently appeared with orchestras in Russia, Ukraine, Argentina, Austria, and in South Korea.

Pressestimmen

"The book is noteworthy for its evenhandedness; it does not dramatize Shostakovich's problems with the bureaucracy but makes clear how those problems affected the composer's life and the creation of his music. . . . Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through faculty and professionals." - Choice
EAN: 9780313305030
ISBN: 031330503X
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: PRAEGER FREDERICK A
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2008
Seitenanzahl: 606 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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