Russians on Russian Music, 1830-1880 : An Anthology in Translation (Paperback)

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Tchaikovsky not only composed, he also wrote about music. This substantial anthology of Russian writing on Russian music features the most influential critics of music in nineteenth-century Russia. They wrote on the first two generations of Russian composers from Glinka to Musorgsky, Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov. The volume reveals through contemporary Russian eyes how the foundations of the hugely popular Russian classical repertory were laid, providing a vivid picture of the musical life of the opera house and the concert hall from which this repertory sprang.

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Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780521033183
SKU 204197474
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0521033187
Release Date 4/10/2007
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.75H x 6L x 0.75T
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Editors Note Tchaikovsky not only composed, he also wrote about music. This substantial anthology of Russian writing on Russian music features the most influential critics of music in nineteenth-century Russia. They wrote on the first two generations of Russian composers from Glinka to Musorgsky, Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov. The volume reveals through contemporary Russian eyes how the foundations of the hugely popular Russian classical repertory were laid, providing a vivid picture of the musical life of the opera house and the concert hall from which this repertory sprang.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0320
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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