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Testimony: The Memoirs of Dmitri Shostakovich

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Publisher Comments:

This is the powerful memoirs which an ailing Dmitri Shostakovich dictated to a young Russian musicologist, Solomon Volkov. When it was first published in 1979, it became an international bestseller. This 25th anniversary edition includes a new foreword by Vladimir Ashkenazy, as well as black-and-white photos. "Testimony changed the perception of Shostakovich's life and work dramatically, and influenced innumerable performances of his music." - New Grove Dictionary

Book News Annotation:

This 25th anniversary edition of the Soviet-censured memoirs of Shostakovich (1906-75), the great Russian composer, includes photographs and a new foreword by Vladimir Ashkenazy elucidating his alleged capitulation to the Communists. First published by Harper & Row.
Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780879109981
Composer:
Shostakovich, Dmitri
Editor:
Volkov, Solomon
Editor:
Volkov, Solomon
Composer:
Shostakovich, Dmitri
Author:
Shostakovich, Dmitrii Dmitrievich
Publisher:
Limelight Editions
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Composers & Musicians - Classical Composers
Subject:
Composers
Subject:
Biography-Composers and Musicians
Copyright:
Edition Number:
25
Edition Description:
25th anniversary ed.
Series Volume:
#2
Publication Date:
20040731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
292
Dimensions:
9.24x6.16x1.00 in. 1.24 lbs.

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