TITLE

Boris Asaf'yev and Soviet symphonic theory

PUB. DATE
September 1992
SOURCE
Musical Quarterly;Fall92, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p410
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores the Soviet writings on the symphony and symphonic thought. Most significant as well as earliest Soviet theory of the symphony is to be found in the writings of Boris Vladimirovich Asaf'yev (1884-1949); The symphonies of Sergey Prokofiev, Popov, Kancheli, Slonimsky, Schnittke, Shostakovich, and more; Asaf'yev's writings and his conceptions; How he feels that a symphony as reflection of its creator's consciousness must manifest multiple dimensions; Tchaikovsky; More.
ACCESSION #
9301101001

 

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