- ISBN 9780521111188 / 0521111188
- Title Shostakovich Studies 2
- Author Pauline Fairclough
- Category 20th Century & Contemporary Classical Music
Non-western Music: Traditional & Classical
- Format Hardcover
- Year 2010
- Pages 336
- Publisher Cambridge University Press
- Imprint Cambridge University Press
- Language English
- Dimensions 247mm x 174mm
A collection of authoritative and up-to-date scholarship on one of the twentieth century's most important and enigmatic composers.
really happened behind the scenes of the Composers Union.
“As Fairclough notes in her introduction, the essays in this collection reflect a growing sophistication among Shostakovich scholars, and a notable shift in tone from the notorious 'Shosta kovich wars' of the 1990s” -Judith Kuhn,University of Wisconsin
Pauline Fairclough is Senior Lecturer in Music at the University of Bristol, and a specialist in Russian and Soviet music. She is editor, with David Fanning, of The Cambridge Companion to Shostakovich and author of A Soviet Credo: Shostakovich's Fourth Symphony. Together with Olga Digonskaya, Pauline chairs the International Musicological Society's study group 'Shostakovich and his Environment'.