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Russian Music and Nationalism

From Glinka to Stalin

Russian Music and Nationalism( )
Author: Frolova-Walker, Marina
ISBN:978-0-300-11273-3
Publication Date:Jan 2008
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $72.95
Book Description:

Challenging what is widely regarded as the distinguishing feature of Russian music-its ineffable "Russianness"-Marina Frolova-Walker examines the history of Russian music from the premiere of Glinka's opera A Life for the Tsar in 1836 to the death of Stalin in 1953, the years in which musical nationalism was encouraged and endorsed by the Russian state and its Soviet successor.

The author identifies and discusses two central myths that dominated Russian culture during...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Music / Ethnic
Music / History & Criticism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):1.66 x 2.39 x 0.4 cm
Book Weight:0.909 Kilograms



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