A Schnittke Reader by Alfred Schnittke

A Schnittke Reader by Alfred Schnittke soon to be available at the first-class BookLovers of Bath web site!

Published: Bloomington & Idianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2002, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Schnittke Speaks About Himself; Schnittke on the Lenin Prize; Schnittke on His Own Compositions; Schnittke on Creative Artists; Schnittke on Twentieth-Century Music; Schnittke as Seen by Others;

From the cover: This compilation assembles previously published and unpublished essays by Schnittke and supplements them with an interview with cellist and scholar Alexander Ivashkin. The book is illustrated with musical examples, many of them in Schnittkes own hand. In A Schnittke Reader, the composer speaks of his life, his works, other composers, performers, and a broad range of topics in 20th-century music. The volume is rounded out with reflections by some of Schnittkes contemporaries.

Introduction by: Mstislav Rostropovich

In the Russian Music Studies series.

Near Fine in Near Fine Dustwrapper.

White boards with Blue titling to the Spine. [XXV] 268 pages. Index. Bibliography. 10¼” x 7¼”.

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