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Author Pyke, Cameron, author.

Title Benjamin Britten and Russia / Cameron Pyke.

Published Woodbridge : The Boydell Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xvi, 367 pages) : illustrations.
Series Aldeburgh Studies in Music, 0969-3548 ; volume 11
Aldeburgh studies in music ; v. 11. 0969-3548
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 332-350), discography (pages 350-351) , filmography (page 351) , and index.
Contents Frontcover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Note on Transliteration and Sources; 1 Earliest and Lifelong Russophilia; 2 Britten and Shostakovich, 1934-63; 3 Britten and Prokofiev; 4 Britten and Stravinsky; 5 Hospitality and Politics; 6 Pushkin and Performance; 7 Britten and Shostakovich Again: Dialogues of War and Death, 1963-76; Conclusion; Appendices; 1 Letter from Lord Armstrong of Ilminster; 2 Interview with Alan Brooke Turner; 3 Interview with Keith Grant; 4 Interview with Lord Harewood; 5 Interview with Victor Hochhauser.
6 Interview with Lilian Hochhauser7 Letter from Sir Charles Mackerras; 8 Interview with Donald Mitchell; 9 Interview with Sir John Morgan; 10 Interview with Gennady Rozhdestvensky; 11 Interview with Irina Shostakovich; 12 Letter from Boris Tishchenko; 13 Interview with Oleg Vinogradov; 14 Interview with Galina Vishnevskaya; 15 Letters from Dmitri Smirnov and Elena Firsova; 16 Letter from Vladislav Chernushenko; 17 Britten's Volumes of Tchaikovsky's Complete Works; Bibliography and Sources; Index.
Summary Explores Benjamin Britten's deeply-felt cultural affinity with Russia and influences on the 'Russian' Britten.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976 -- Travel -- Soviet Union.
Composers -- Russia -- Influence.
Composers -- Soviet Union -- Influence.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN 1782046313 (electronic bk.)
9781782046318 (electronic bk.)