Shostakovich: A Life Remembered download free [PDF and Ebook] by Elizabeth Wilson

Shostakovich: A Life Remembered download free [PDF and Ebook] by Elizabeth Wilson year 2006
  • Book name: Shostakovich: A Life Remembered
  • Author: Elizabeth Wilson
  • Release date: 2006/8/6
  • Publisher: FABER & FABER
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Art and Photography
  • ISBN: 9780571220502
  • Rating: 8.77 of 10
  • Votes: 635
  • Review by: Josie Fisk
  • Review rating: 8.2 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/20
  • Total pages: 672
  • Includes a PDF summary of 64 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Shostakovich: A Life Remembered is a unique study of the great composer Dmitri Shostakovich, based on reminiscences from his contemporaries: family members, friends, fellow musicians and other prominent figures of the time. Elizabeth Wilson covers the composer's life from his early successes to his struggles under the Stalinist regime, and his international recognition as one of the leading composers of the 20th century. She builds up a detailed picture of Shostakovich's creative processes, how he was perceived by contemporaries and of the increased contrast between his private life and public image as his fame increased.This revised edition, produced to coincide with the centenary of Shostakovich's birth, draws on many new writings on the composer. This provides both a more detailed and focused image of Shostakovich's life, and a wider view of his cultural background. A particular aspect of Shostakovich which is revealed in this new edition is his sardonic and witty sense of humour, displayed in many of his letters to close friends. Shostakovich: A Life Remembered provides fascinating insight into the complex personality and the musical life of this great composer, and examines his position as one of the major figures of cultural life in 20th century Russia.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 46H39M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Individual Composers & Musicians, Specific Bands & Groups, Biography: Arts & Entertainment
  • Available formats: WORD, EPUB, CSV, LRF, TXT, DOC, PRC, PDF. Compressed in TAR.Z, ZIP, AZW, TBZ2, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 21.56 USD
  • Dimensions: 155x235x47mm
  • Weight: 861g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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