A history of Russian music : from Kamarinskaya to Babi Yar / Francis Maes ; translated by Arnold J. Pomerans and Erica Pomerans

Author(s): Maes, Francis, 1963-
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Subjects: Music--Russia--History and criticism
Music--Soviet Union--History and criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, Dutch (translated from)
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2002
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: xiv, 427 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of Plates
1. Introduction: Natasha's Dance, or Musical Nationalism 1
2. "I'm Finished with Russian Music": Mikhail Glinka 11
3. "There's Petersburg for You!": The Birth Pangs of a Music Culture 30
4. The Clash of Ideas: The Quest for the Essence of the New Russian Music 49
5. The Theory in Practice: Musical Creation 63
6. "Truth in the Realm of the Pseudo": Russian Opera 93
7. "The Musician-Human": Pyotr Chaikovsky 132
8. "A Musical Conscience": Rimsky-Korsakov and the Belyayev Circle 167
9. Imagination and Renewal: The Silver Age 196
10. "The Cleansing Catastrophe": Early Soviet Music 236
11. "Russia's Loss": The Musical Emigration 271
12. From Yezhovshchina to Zhdanovshchina 298
13. "Prokofiev Must Return to Us" 318
14. "The Secret Diary of a Nation": The Works of Shostakovich 343
Notes 375
Bibliography 395
Index 403
Alternate Title(s): Geschiedenis van de Russiche muziek.
Notes: LCCN: 2001027617
ISBN: 0520218159 (alk. paper)
Translation of Geschiedenis van de Russiche muziek
"Originally published as Geschiedenis van de Russiche muziek: Van Kamarinskaja tot Babi Jar, c1996 Uitgeverij SUN, Nijmegen"--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references (p. 395-402) and index
OCLC Number: 46678246
ISBN/ISSN: 0520218159