Shostakovich Studies (Cambridge Composer Studies)

Shostakovich Studies (Cambridge Composer Studies)


Few composers' posthumous reputations have grown as progressively as Shostakovich's. but outdoor the live performance corridor the focal point of awareness turns out to were at the impressive conditions of his existence instead of at the tune itself. This publication seeks to teach that the facility of his paintings stems as a lot from its craftsmanship as from its political and private context. The 11 essays lay a beginning for a formal figuring out of Shostakovich's musical language in addition to delivering new insights into the problems surrounding his composition.

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