Creative union : the professional organization of Soviet composers, 1939-1953 / Kiril Tomoff

Author(s): Tomoff, Kiril
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Subjects: Music and state--Soviet Union--History
Musicians--Labor unions--Soviet Union--History
Music--Soviet Union--History and criticism
Soi͡uz kompozitorov SSSR--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2006
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: xiv, 321 p. ; 25 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2006001749
ISBN: 080144411X (cloth : alk. paper)
EAN: 9780801444111
Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Chicago, 2001
Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-311) and index
Contents: The formation of the Composers' Union, 1932-41 -- Administering the creative process -- Composers on the march, 1941-45 -- Zhdanovshchina and the Ogolevets affair -- Brouhaha! : party intervention and professional consolidation, 1948 -- Anticosmopolitanism and the music profession, 1949-53 -- The results of party intervention -- Muzfond, royalties, and popularity -- Elite hierarchies -- "Most respected comrade-- " : informal networks in the Stalinist music world
OCLC Number: 63122834
ISBN/ISSN: 080144411X
9780801444111