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The Resource Russian music at home and abroad : new essays, Richard Taruskin

Russian music at home and abroad : new essays, Richard Taruskin

Label
Russian music at home and abroad : new essays
Title
Russian music at home and abroad
Title remainder
new essays
Statement of responsibility
Richard Taruskin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This collection views Russian music through the Greek triad of 'the Good, the True, and the Beautiful' to investigate how the idea of 'nation' embeds itself in the public discourse about music and other arts with results at times invigorating, at times corrupting. In our divided, post-Cold War, and now post-9/11 world, Russian music, formerly a quiet corner on the margins of musicology, has become a site of noisy contention. Richard Taruskin assesses the political and cultural stakes that attach to it in the era of Pussy Riot and renewed international tensions, before turning to individual cases from the nineteenth century to the present. Much of the volume is devoted to the resolutely cosmopolitan but inveterately Russian Igor Stravinsky, one of the major forces in the music of the twentieth century and subject of particular interest to composers and music theorists all over the world. Taruskin here revisits him for the first time since the 1990s, when everything changed for Russia and its cultural products. Other essays are devoted to the cultural and social policies of the Soviet Union and their effect on the music produced there as those policies swung away from Communist internationalism to traditional Russian nationalism; to the musicians of the Russian postrevolutionary diaspora; and to the tension between the compelling artistic quality of works such as Stravinsky's Sacre du Printemps or Prokofieff's Zdravitsa and the antihumanistic or totalitarian messages they convey. Russian Music at Home and Abroad addresses these concerns in a personal and critical way, characteristically demonstrating Taruskin's authority and ability to bring living history out of the shadows."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
CU-S/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Taruskin, Richard
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
index present
LC call number
ML300
LC item number
.T385 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stravinsky, Igor
  • Stravinsky, Igor
  • Stravinsky, Igor
  • Goria, A
  • Sovetskaja Associacija Meždunarodnogo Prava
  • Music
  • MUSIC
  • MUSIC
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Music
  • Russia
  • Musik
  • Nationalismus
  • Russland
Label
Russian music at home and abroad : new essays, Richard Taruskin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
Introduction: my wonderful world; or, dismembering the triad -- Non-nationalists and other nationalists -- Revenants -- Crowd, mob, and nation in Boris Godunov: what did Musorgsky think, and does it matter? -- Catching up with Rimsky-Korsakov -- Not modern and loving it -- Written for elephants: notes on Rach 3 -- Is there a "Russia abroad" in music? -- Turania revisited, with Lourié my guide -- The ghetto and the imperium -- Two serendipities: keynoting a conference, "Music and power" -- What's an awful song like you doing in a nice piece like this? The finale in Prokofieff's Symphony-concerto, op. 125 -- The birth of contemporary Russia out of the spirit of music (not) -- Just how Russian was Stravinsky? -- How the rite became possible -- Diaghilev without Stravinsky? Stravinsky without Diaghilev? -- Resisting the Rite -- Stravinsky's poetics and Russian music -- Did he mean it? -- In Stravinsky's songs, the true man, no ghostwriters -- "Un cadeau très macabre."
Control code
923795801
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 543 pages
Isbn
9780520288096
Lccn
2016005529
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, music
System control number
(OCoLC)923795801
Label
Russian music at home and abroad : new essays, Richard Taruskin
Publication
Copyright
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
Introduction: my wonderful world; or, dismembering the triad -- Non-nationalists and other nationalists -- Revenants -- Crowd, mob, and nation in Boris Godunov: what did Musorgsky think, and does it matter? -- Catching up with Rimsky-Korsakov -- Not modern and loving it -- Written for elephants: notes on Rach 3 -- Is there a "Russia abroad" in music? -- Turania revisited, with Lourié my guide -- The ghetto and the imperium -- Two serendipities: keynoting a conference, "Music and power" -- What's an awful song like you doing in a nice piece like this? The finale in Prokofieff's Symphony-concerto, op. 125 -- The birth of contemporary Russia out of the spirit of music (not) -- Just how Russian was Stravinsky? -- How the rite became possible -- Diaghilev without Stravinsky? Stravinsky without Diaghilev? -- Resisting the Rite -- Stravinsky's poetics and Russian music -- Did he mean it? -- In Stravinsky's songs, the true man, no ghostwriters -- "Un cadeau très macabre."
Control code
923795801
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 543 pages
Isbn
9780520288096
Lccn
2016005529
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, music
System control number
(OCoLC)923795801

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