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A Shostakovich Casebook
by Malcolm Hamrick Brown




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"The book . . . includes . . . valuable essays and interviews, which move beyond the scholarly controversy to sketch a nuanced picture of Shostakovich's life under a totalitarian regime. . . . The 'Casebook' contributors compellingly warn of replacing one mask with another, one black-and-white myth with its simple inversion." --New York Times

". . . an important and readable collection. . . . It presents a devastating critique of Volkov's claims and scholarly practices in Testimony." --New York Review of Books

A Shostakovich Casebook brings together 25 essays, interviews, newspaper articles, and reviews--many newly available since the collapse of the Soviet Union--to create a volume of essential reading and cutting-edge scholarship in Russian music studies. The contributors include Malcolm H. Brown, Laurel Fay, Irina Antonovna Shostakovich, and Richard Taruskin.

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Overview

"The book . . . includes . . . valuable essays and interviews, which move beyond the scholarly controversy to sketch a nuanced picture of Shostakovich's life under a totalitarian regime. . . . The 'Casebook' contributors compellingly warn of replacing one mask with another, one black-and-white myth with its simple inversion." --New York Times

". . . an important and readable collection. . . . It presents a devastating critique of Volkov's claims and scholarly practices in Testimony." --New York Review of Books

A Shostakovich Casebook brings together 25 essays, interviews, newspaper articles, and reviews--many newly available since the collapse of the Soviet Union--to create a volume of essential reading and cutting-edge scholarship in Russian music studies. The contributors include Malcolm H. Brown, Laurel Fay, Irina Antonovna Shostakovich, and Richard Taruskin.



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  • ISBN-13: 9780253218230
  • ISBN-10: 0253218233
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publish Date: August 2005
  • Page Count: 424
  • Dimensions: 9.54 x 6.32 x 1.08 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds

Series: Russian Music Studies

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