Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) has a reputation as one of the leading composers of the twentieth century. But the story of his controversial role in history is still being told, and his full measure as a musician still being taken. This collection of essays goes far in expanding the traditional purview of Shostakovich's world, exploring the composer's creativity and art in terms of the expectations--historical, cultural, and political--that forged them. The collection contains documents that appear for the first time in ...

Shostakovich and His World 2004, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691120690

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Shostakovich and His World 2004, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

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