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Author Gasparov, B.

Title Five operas and a symphony : word and music in Russian culture / Boris Gasparov.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2005.

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 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.947 GAS    Available
Description xxii, 268 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Russian literature and thought
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-254) and index.
Contents Sound and discourse : on Russian national musical style -- Farewell to the enchanted garden : Pushkin, Glinka's Ruslan and Ludmila, and Nicholas's Russia -- Eugene Onegin in the age of realism -- Khovanshchina : a musical drama, Russian-style (Wagner and Musorgsky) -- Lost in a symbolist city : multiple chronotypes in Chaikovsky's The queen of spades -- A testimony : Shostakovich's Fourth symphony and the end of Romantic narrative -- "Popolo di Pekino" : Musorgsky's Muscovy in early twentieth-century Europe -- "Prima la musica, poi le parole" : musical genealogy of a national anthem.
Subject Shostakovich, Dmitriń≠ Dmitrievich, 1906-1975. Symphonies, no. 4, op. 43.
Music -- Russia -- History and criticism.
Music -- Soviet Union -- History and criticism.
Opera -- Russia.
Music and literature.
Added Title 5 operas and a symphony
ISBN 0300106505 (alk. paper)

 
    
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