Russians on Russian Music, 1880-1917: An Anthology / Edition 2

Russians on Russian Music, 1880-1917: An Anthology / Edition 2

by Cambridge University Press
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521590973

ISBN-13: 9780521590976

Pub. Date: 06/28/2015

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This anthology of Russian music criticism reveals the reactions of leading critics to new Russian music in the period 1880-1917. Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov and Borodin were in their prime, and several new generations emerged: Rachmaninoff and Skryabin, Stravinsky and Prokoviev. Works reviewed range from In the Steppes of Central Asia and the Pathétique

Overview

This anthology of Russian music criticism reveals the reactions of leading critics to new Russian music in the period 1880-1917. Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov and Borodin were in their prime, and several new generations emerged: Rachmaninoff and Skryabin, Stravinsky and Prokoviev. Works reviewed range from In the Steppes of Central Asia and the Pathétique Symphony to The Golden Cockerel and The Rite of Spring.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521590976
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2015
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; List of sources; 1. Tchaikovsky; 2. Rimsky-Korsakov; 3. Other composers of the former Balakirev circle; 4. The Belyayev generation; 5. Moscow and her composers; 6. New stylistic directions; Epilogue; Index.

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