A Schnittke Reader:

A Schnittke Reader:

Alfred Schnittke


This compilation assembles formerly released and unpublished essays via Schnittke and supplementations them with an interview with cellist and pupil Alexander Ivashkin. The ebook is illustrated with musical examples, a lot of them in Schnittke’s personal hand. In A Schnittke Reader, the composer speaks of his lifestyles, his works, different composers, performers, and a vast diversity of themes in 20th-century tune. the amount is rounded out with reflections by way of a few of Schnittke’s contemporaries.

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