Such Freedom, If Only Musical: Unofficial Soviet Music during the Thaw. Peter J Schmelz. Abstract. Drawing upon oral history, analysis, and a critical synthesis of . Peter J. Schmelz is Assistant Professor of Music at Washington University in St. Louis. Start reading Such Freedom, If Only Musical on your Kindle in under a minute. He deals, in particular, with the music of Andrey Volkonsky, Edison Denisov, Alfred Schnittke, and Valentin.
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Note on transliteration1. Andrey Volkonsky and the Beginnings of "Unofficial" Music4. Denisov's Laments, Volkonsky's Rejoinder8. He has researched it with great thoroughness, and offers many subtle and unexpected insights. Such Freedom, If Only Musical is one of the most satisfying books on Russian music that I have read in the past ten years, and quite possibly the best.
Enriched with interviews and archival findings, Peter Schmelz details how they were able to obtain information on twentieth-century Western composers and have their own works performed, despite sanctions that are inconceivable to most Americans. This is required reading for anyone interested in how politics impacts musicians' lives.
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