Shostakovich Symphonies and Concertos

Shostakovich Symphonies and Concertos

An Owner's Manual

Book - 2006
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(Unlocking the Masters). The fall of the Soviet empire has not diminished the popularity of Dmitri Shostakovich's great symphonies and concertos one bit, despite the fact that most literature on him neglects any substantive discussion of the music itself in favor of biographical speculation on the relationship between the composer and the political climate of the day. This is the first book to provide a detailed, descriptive analysis of the 21 symphonies and concertos, work by work, explaining not just why they are significant documents of their time and place, but why they are great music in general. This offers readers an understanding of why Shostakovich's music enjoys the enduring support of performers and listeners alike, and how it fits into the great tradition of Western classical music generally.
Publisher: Pompton Plains, N.J. : Amadeus Press; [Milwaukee, Wis.] : Exclusively distributed by Hal Leonard, 2006.
ISBN: 9781574671315
1574671316
Branch Call Number: 780.92 SHOSTAKOV- ICH
MT130.S53 H87 2006
ML410.S53 H87 2006
Characteristics: 222 p. ; 23 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)

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