Funeral Games in Honor of Arthur Vincent Lourie

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Funeral Games in Honor of Arthur Vincent Lourie explores the varied aesthetic impulses and ever-evolving personal motivations of Russian composer Arthur Lourie. A St. Petersburg native allied with the Futurist movement and profoundly sympathetic to Silver Age decadence, Lourie was swept away by the Revolution; he surfaced as a Communist commissar of music before landing in Europe and America, where his career foundered. Making his way by serving others, he became Stravinsky's right-hand man, Serge Koussevitsky's ...

Funeral Games in Honor of Arthur Vincent Lourie 2014, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199829446

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