TITLE

MICROTONAL STORM AND STRESS: GEORGY RIMSKY-KORSAKOV AND QUARTER-TONE MUSIC IN 1920S SOVIET RUSSIA

AUTHOR(S)
Ader, Lidia
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Tempo;Oct2009, Vol. 63 Issue 250, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the musical styles of composers in Russia during the 1920s. It describes the development of quarter-tone microtonal musical systems Russian composers incorporated into their symphonic orchestras, the work of music professor and composer Maximilian Shteinberg, and the relation of Russian music to the culture and politics of the Soviet Union. Other subjects under discussion include the Leningrad conservatoire, the musical compositions of G. Rimsky-Korsakov, and the standardization of musical notation.
ACCESSION #
48002291

 

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