Shostakovich: His Life and Music

Shostakovich: His Life and Music

by Brian Morton
     
 

Dmitri Shostakovich wrote 15 symphonies, chamber music, ballets and operas, the latter including Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk 1934, which was suppressed as 'too divorced from the proletariat', but revived as Katerina Izmaylova 1963.

Overview

Dmitri Shostakovich wrote 15 symphonies, chamber music, ballets and operas, the latter including Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk 1934, which was suppressed as 'too divorced from the proletariat', but revived as Katerina Izmaylova 1963.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781904950509
Publisher:
Haus Publishing
Publication date:
11/01/2006
Pages:
137
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Brian Morton was presenter of BBC Scotland's arts programmes The Usual Suspects and The Brian Morton Show. He has published fiction, music and literary criticism, was a founding member of the musical ensemble 'The Goldon Horde', and has composed jazz and musical theatre pieces. His works include Miles Davis (Haus Publishing, 2004)

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