On Russian Music (BOK)

Richard Taruskin

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Over the past four decades, Richard Taruskin's publications have redefined the field of Russian-music study. This volume gathers thirty-six essays on composers ranging from Bortnyansky in the eighteenth century to Tarnopolsky in the twenty-first, as well as all of the famous names in between. Some of these pieces, like the ones on Chaikovsky's alleged suicide and on the interpretation of Shostakovich's legacy, have won fame in their own right as decisive contributions to some of the most significant debates in contemporary musicology. 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, which has been particularly marked by the end of the cold war in Europe.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2010 Forfatter Richard Taruskin
University Press Group Ltd
ISBN 9780520268067
Antall sider 416 Dimensjoner 15,1cm x 23,6cm x 2,7cm
Vekt 578 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd