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Shostakovich: A Life Remembered

Elizabeth Wilson

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ISBN
9780571261154
Date Published
03.03.2011
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Summary

Shostakovich: A Life Remembered is a unique study of the great composer, drawn from the reminiscences and reflections of his contemporaries. Elizabeth Wilson sheds light on the composer’s creative process and his working life in music, and examines the enormous and enduring influence that Shostakovich has had on Soviet musical life.

‘The one indispensable book about the composer.’ New York Times

ElizabethWilson

Elizabeth Wilson was born in London, attended schools in England, China and the USA and studied cello at the Moscow Conservatoire with Mstislav Rostropovich between 1964 and 1971. She has combined careers as performer and teacher, playing with distinguished ensembles in Britain and Europe as well as devising and presenting radio and concert series on a range of Russian themes.…

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