Essays on Russian and East European Music

Essays on Russian and East European Music

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This volume brings together twelve essays, eleven of which have been published in various books and periodicals over the past two decades. "The Opera of Stanislaw Moniuszko" is published here for the first time. The other essays in this collection are: "Russian Song," "Czechoslovakian Song," "Polish Song," "The Operas of Serov," "Pskovityanka The Original Version of Rimsky-Korsakov's First Opera," "Vladimir Stasov: Man and Critic," "Some Eighteenth-Century Polish Symphonies," "Satire and Symbolism in The Golden Cockerel," "Heine, Cui, and William Ratcliff," "Arab Melodies in Rimsky-Korsakov and Borodin," and "The Early Development of Opera in Poland." An appreciation of Abraham's work has been contributed by Denis Arnold.
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  • Hardback | 200 pages
  • 140 x 220mm | 380g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • music examples
  • 0193112086
  • 9780193112087

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