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The Journal of Musicology (2007) 24 (3): 297–338.
Published: 01 July 2007
... the momentous events from 1989 to 1991 in the former Soviet bloc. Similarly, this article explores how Shostakovich, widely perceived in 1975 as the musical representative of socialism, influenced what came after him. It details how Soviet composers from the younger generations, including Edison...
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The Journal of Musicology (2018) 35 (3): 336–367.
Published: 01 July 2018
... of any elite or “highbrow” musical culture, composers shared the aim of reaching a mass audience. © 2014 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 middlebrow Shostakovich socialist realism Symphony no. 5 Myaskovsky Was Soviet Music Middlebrow? Shostakovich s Fifth Symphony...
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The Journal of Musicology (2019) 36 (1): 96–129.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Symphony Sixth Piano Sonata empathy gender clusters hammers Rodari Socialist Realism Union of Soviet Composers Shostakovich Khrennikov Galina Ustvolskaya Outside, Inside, and Beyond Music History SIMON MORRISON In 2013 Russian composer and political activist Georgiy Dorokhov reflected on the...
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The Journal of Musicology (2020) 37 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 January 2020
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Journal of Musicology (2019) 36 (4): 464–497.
Published: 01 October 2019
... article contributes to our understanding of the cultural Cold War as a lived and performed experience. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 space race Soviet Union Cold War popular music Dmitri Shostakovich Vano Muradeli Music and the Making of the Cosmonaut Everyman...
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The Journal of Musicology (2016) 33 (3): 401–431.
Published: 01 July 2016
... the Soviet state. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Kabalevsky Khrennikov Lina Prokofieff Shostakovich Soviet music and Soviet power Supreme Soviet Union of Soviet composers Two Serendipities: Keynoting a Conference, Music and Power RICHARD TARUSKIN The...
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The Journal of Musicology (2017) 34 (3): 319–353.
Published: 01 July 2017
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The Journal of Musicology (2013) 30 (2): 252–286.
Published: 01 April 2013
... facet of the composer’s memorializing impulse, by which he sought to establish in his music the deep connections he felt to the past and the important people in his life. © 2013 by The Regents of the University of California 2013 Hommage à Stravinsky Prokofiev Shostakovich monograms...
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The Journal of Musicology (2016) 33 (3): 271–276.
Published: 01 July 2016
... Musical Identity Under Lenin and Stalin (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2016). the journal of musicology 272 composers, such as Dmitri Shostakovich and Sergei Prokofiev, have revealed the complicated, multiple influences (both personal and pro- fessional) that stand behind the creative procedures...
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The Journal of Musicology (2016) 33 (3): 277–331.
Published: 01 July 2016
... his opera The Quiet Don, then walking out on Dmitrii Shostakovich s Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, condemned in Pravda shortly thereafter.3 These events marked the beginning of what Marina Frolova-Walker calls the Soviet opera pro- ject during which the state commissioned a substantial number of operas...
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The Journal of Musicology (2016) 33 (3): 362–400.
Published: 01 July 2016
... him to become a target for party bureaucrats. In 1948 Khachaturian, Prokofiev and Shostakovich suffered the brunt of a mass denunciation at a meeting of the Union of Composers, in which the three, along with a host of others, were accused of the sin of formalism. Khachaturian faced particularly...
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The Journal of Musicology (2014) 31 (3): 354–393.
Published: 01 July 2014
... in implementing any more specific policies even had they existed.2 These writers by no means seek to minimize the significance of traumatic events such as the condemna- tion of Shostakovich in 1936, but offer compelling reasons to believe that until the watershed year of 1948 occurrences of this...
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The Journal of Musicology (2014) 31 (2): 231–271.
Published: 01 April 2014
... (Laaber: Laaber, 1990), 77; Frumkis, Landshaft ¨ dlya slukha Valentina Sil vestrova 5 (1991): 5; Alexander Ivashkin, Shostakovich and Schnittke: The Erosion of Symphonic Syntax in Shostakovich Studies, ed. David Fanning (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995), 257; and Levon Hakobian, Music of...
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The Journal of Musicology (2014) 31 (2): 186–198.
Published: 01 April 2014
... the work of Messiaen, or of Bernd Alois Zim- mermann s Die Soldaten, on the one hand, and of Shostakovich s string quartets, or Britten s operas, on the other. But this moment is now long past. Something truly astonishing and unpredictable happened in the last quarter of the century. Several com...
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The Journal of Musicology (2013) 30 (4): 530–576.
Published: 01 October 2013
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The Journal of Musicology (2013) 30 (4): 577–620.
Published: 01 October 2013
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The Journal of Musicology (2011) 28 (4): 418–463.
Published: 01 October 2011
... conventional, easier- to-grasp cues from RKO s music library. [As Morton recalled in 1996,] I got brand new recordings of Vaughan Williams s F Minor Symphony, a couple of Stravinsky pieces . . . and some Shostakovich. though Morton uses classical music in this one case, Newman s reactionary surprise and...
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The Journal of Musicology (2010) 27 (4): 460–492.
Published: 01 October 2010
... week after the notori- ous review of Dmitriy Shostakovich s opera Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District appeared in Pravda.34 If Romm had been vetting other Soviet composers, the foreboding editorial accusing Shostakovich of formal- ism and coarse naturalism surely gave him pause. Prokofiev s status...
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The Journal of Musicology (2009) 26 (1): 3–16.
Published: 01 January 2009
... 6 Martin Brody, Music for the Masses : Milton Babbitt s Cold War Music Theory, Musical Quarterly 77 (1993): 161 92. There had been earlier essays with the phrase in their titles, but none has been as influential as Brody s. See, for example, Christopher Norris, Shostakovich and Cold War...
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The Journal of Musicology (2008) 25 (4): 473–502.
Published: 01 October 2008
... of socialist realism on musical language, deviations (Shostakovich s Lady Macbeth being the most notorious) were relatively common. Only gradually did it be- come clear that socialist realism would resemble in fundamental ways the music written in the 1920s under the auspices of the Russian Asso...