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Dmitri Shostakovich, the man and his work

by I. Martynov

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Published by Philosophical Library in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shostakovich, Dmitrii Dmitrievich, -- 1906-1975.,
  • Composers -- Russia. Soviet Union. Russia (Federation) -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDmitrii Shostakovich. English.
    Statementby Ivan Martynov ; translated from the Russian by T. Guralsky.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.S53 M32 1969
    The Physical Object
    Pagination197 p. :
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21095274M
    ISBN 100837121000
    LC Control Number75-88903

      The late Ian McDonald, in his book “The New Shostakovich,” became an exemplar of the form, writing about a passage in the Fifth Symphony in which, over a “thrumming rhythm, flute and horn Author: Nikil Saval. Shostakovich's boldly personal and expressive music was conditioned by the political, social, and cultural upheavals of his time, while his frequent clashes with the Soviet government have made him a controversial figure for critics in the West, who continue to debate the true meaning of his work. Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich was born in St Burial: Novodevichy Cemetery, Moscow, Moscow .

      His remarkably diverse aesthetic and personal sensitivity are on full display in his new book How Shostakovich Changed My Mind. Johnson’s primary focus is Dmitri Shostakovich’s music and how it relates to his personal struggle with mental well-being and a challenging family dynamic. Shostakovich's life Early years. Shostakovich's parents came from father was a biologist and engineer, and his mother was a lived comfortably, although this was to change after the Revolution ().Shostakovich studied the piano and composition at the Petrograd Conservatory (St. Petersburg was called Petrograd between and , after which it became Leningrad until.

    Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich was a Russian composer and pianist. He is regarded as one of the major composers of the 20th century, with a unique harmonic. Composer. Nationality: Russian. Born: Dmitri Dimitriyevich Shostakovich in St. Petersburg, 25 September Education: Studied under Nikolayev, Steinberg, and Glazunov at the Leningrad Conservatory, – Career: Important compositions performed in mids; —first film score, for The New Babylon ; composer of orchestra and stage works.


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First and foremost among them there was Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich who had so much of interest to tell me and who so kindly agreed to review the manuscript.

and who helped me to solve many a problem which arose as I wrote this book. To write. Shostakovich was bitterly attacked in the official press, and both the opera and the still unperformed Symphony No.

4 (–36) were withdrawn. The composer’s next major work was his Symphony No. 5 (), which was described in the press as “a Soviet artist’s reply to just criticism.” A trivial, dutifully “optimistic” work might have been expected; what emerged was compounded.

Genre/Form: Biography Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Martynov, I. (Ivan). Dmitri Shostakovich, the man and his work. New York, Greenwood. Shostakovich’s chameleon-like creative personality makes him impossible to tie down.

Take his knockabout Piano Concerto No.1, which throws virtually everything into the stylistic melting pot – vaudeville, jazz, music hall, honky-tonk, passing references to Beethoven, Haydn and Mahler, and a side-splitting finale reminiscent of Milhaud slapstick thrown in for good measure.

Dmitri Shostakovich (dyĬmē´trē shŏstŏkô´vĬch), –75, Russian composer, b. kovich studied at the Leningrad Conservatory (–25). The early success of his First Symphony () was confirmed by positive public reaction to two satirical works of —an opera, The Nose (Leningrad; from a tale by Gogol), and a ballet, The Golden Age.

In Shostakovich: The Man and His Work, Ivan Martynov presents a rich and compelling biography of this pioneering legend. Martynov draws on extensive research, including interviews and conversations with Shostakovich himself, as well as his own expertise in the field of musicology, to shed light on the man behind the music.

Of all the major Soviet composers who worked in the cinema, the most prominent was Dmitri Shostakovich who, in addition to over a hundred works for the stage and concert hall, wrote scores for almost forty films. Yet despite his reputation this work, when not completely overlooked, has been poorly judged by the same criteria as his other music.

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In his one well-documented person-to-person encounter with Stalin, the phone call through which the dictator sought to coerce the composer’s presence in New.

Shostakovich stood his ground, paid Caesar his due (and Caesar was very greedy in those days), wrote his private as well as his public music, protected his family and hoped for better days.

Dmitri Shostakovich has books on Goodreads with ratings. Dmitri Shostakovich’s most popular book is Testimony: The Memoirs. Testimony: The Memories of Dmitri Shostakovich has undergone a lot of scrutiny since it was published in It was accepted as authentic by many at the time, was treated as a fraud and by others and with skepticism by people like Maxim by:   Shostakovich and His Fifteen Quartets by Wendy Lesser – review by the music of Dmitri Shostakovich tend to his music is the secret memoir of a people, as the title of Lesser's book Author: Ed Vulliamy.

Laurel E. Fay Shostakovich and His World (The Bard Music Festival) Princeton University Press, ; ISBN ; pages Dmitri Shostakovich () 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.

Wendy Lesser, editor of the Threepenny Review in Berkeley, takes a detailed look at those 15 string quartets in her book, "Music For Silenced Voices: Shostakovich and His Fifteen Quartets." Lesser analyzes the string quartets and provides biographical Dmitri Shostakovich () was the 20th century’s premier composer of symphonies /5.

Dmitri Shostakovich () 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. Dmitri Shostakovich, one of Russian culture's most acclaimed intellectuals who was censored under the dictatorship of Joseph Stalin, was an internationally recognized composer whose music was in over films.

He was born Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich on Septemin St. Petersburg, Russia. Shostakovich, Man of Many Variations Dmitri Shostakovich's most famous work, the Fifth Symphony, reflects his tenuous position as a creative artist in a repressive state. But the composer's.

As a composer, Dmitri Shostakovich literally exploded into fame with his First Symphony, composed in at the age of 19, when he was still a student at the Leningrad Conservatory.Shostakovich’s side of the story was revealed after his death with the publication of Testimony – The Memoirs of Dmitri Shostakovich.

There is now a lively debate about the authenticity of the book, and some scholars believe that Shostakovich’s amanuensis and editor, Solomon Volkov, fabricated much of the narrative [page 42].

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