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On Russian music, Richard Taruskin

Label
On Russian music
Title
On Russian music
Statement of responsibility
Richard Taruskin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume gathers 36 essays by one of the leading scholars in the study of Russian music. An extensive introduction lays out the main issues and a justification of Taruskin's approach, seen both in the light of his intellectual development and in that of the changing intellectual environment
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Taruskin, Richard
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML300
LC item number
.T38 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Ahmanson Foundation humanities endowment fund imprint
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Musical criticism
  • Music
  • Music
  • Musical criticism
  • Russia
  • Componisten
  • Muziekwerken
  • Sociale aspecten
  • Rusland
  • Musik
  • Russland
Label
On Russian music, Richard Taruskin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Some thoughts on the history and historiography of Russian music -- For Ukraine, he's a native son, regardless -- "Classicism" a la russe -- A wonderful beginning -- Dargomïzhsky and his "Stone guest" -- Pathetic symphonist: Chaikovsky, Russia, sexuality and the study of music -- Chaikovsky and the literary folk: a study in misplaced derision -- The great symbolist opera -- Chaikovsky as symphonist -- Russian originals, de- and re-edited -- A new, new Boris? -- Christian themes in Russian opera: a millennial essay -- The case for Rimsky-Korsakov -- Kitezh: religious art of an atheist -- Sex and race, Russian style -- Yevreyi and Zhidy: a memoir, a survey, and a plea -- The antiliterary man: Diaghilev and music -- From fairy tale to opera in four moves -- To cross that sacred edge: notes on a fiery angel -- Prokofieff's return -- Tone, style, and form in Prokofieff's Soviet operas -- Great artists serving Stalin like a dog -- Stalin lives on in the concert hall, but why? -- The last symphony? -- For Russian music mavens, a fabled beast is bagged -- Restoring Comrade Roslavets -- When serious music mattered -- Casting a great composer as a fictional hero -- Shostakovich's Bach: a pill to purge Stalinism -- Five operas and a symphony -- Hearing cycles -- Of mice and Mendelssohn -- Current chronicle: Molchanov's The dawns are quiet here -- The rising Soviet mists yield up another voice -- Where is Russia's new music? Iowa, that's where -- North (Europe) by northwest (America)
Control code
185095618
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
407 pages
Isbn
9780520268067
Lccn
2007052243
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)185095618
Label
On Russian music, Richard Taruskin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Some thoughts on the history and historiography of Russian music -- For Ukraine, he's a native son, regardless -- "Classicism" a la russe -- A wonderful beginning -- Dargomïzhsky and his "Stone guest" -- Pathetic symphonist: Chaikovsky, Russia, sexuality and the study of music -- Chaikovsky and the literary folk: a study in misplaced derision -- The great symbolist opera -- Chaikovsky as symphonist -- Russian originals, de- and re-edited -- A new, new Boris? -- Christian themes in Russian opera: a millennial essay -- The case for Rimsky-Korsakov -- Kitezh: religious art of an atheist -- Sex and race, Russian style -- Yevreyi and Zhidy: a memoir, a survey, and a plea -- The antiliterary man: Diaghilev and music -- From fairy tale to opera in four moves -- To cross that sacred edge: notes on a fiery angel -- Prokofieff's return -- Tone, style, and form in Prokofieff's Soviet operas -- Great artists serving Stalin like a dog -- Stalin lives on in the concert hall, but why? -- The last symphony? -- For Russian music mavens, a fabled beast is bagged -- Restoring Comrade Roslavets -- When serious music mattered -- Casting a great composer as a fictional hero -- Shostakovich's Bach: a pill to purge Stalinism -- Five operas and a symphony -- Hearing cycles -- Of mice and Mendelssohn -- Current chronicle: Molchanov's The dawns are quiet here -- The rising Soviet mists yield up another voice -- Where is Russia's new music? Iowa, that's where -- North (Europe) by northwest (America)
Control code
185095618
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
407 pages
Isbn
9780520268067
Lccn
2007052243
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)185095618

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