The book is illustrated with musical examples, many of them in Schnittke’s own hand. In A Schnittke Reader, the composer speaks of his life, his works, other. A Schnittke Reader has 15 ratings and 2 reviews. Christopher said: Published in , A SCHNITTKE READER is a collection of writings by or about the Russ. If A Schnittke Reader had been published in the Soviet Union it would probably have been called something like Alfred Schnittke: Articles, Reminiscences, and.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Schnittke’s early music shows the strong influence of Dmitri Shostakovichbut after the visit of the Italian composer Luigi Nono to the USSR, he took up the serial technique in works such as Music for Piano and Chamber Orchestra Chapter 3 On Concerto Grosso No. Schnittke on creative artists Composers On Shostakovich: Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Evgeny Golubev was one of his composition teachers.

A Schnittke Reader

Chapter 10 On Kanchelipp. Review quote “I have read all of Alfred’s articles with scchnittke interest and enjoyment The third movement of Luciano Berio’s Symphony He did early analysis on Stravinsky’s serial period, Ligeti’s micropolyphony and Berio’s polystylism at a time when this repertoire was still schnittks new and little known in the Soviet Union.


Chapter 38 Schnittke as Remembered byMark Lubotsky p. He continued to develop the polystylistic technique in works such as the epic First Symphony — and First Concerto Grosso The volume is rounded out with reflections by some of Schnittke’s contemporaries.

Mark marked it as to-read Dec 22, The volume is rounded out with reflections by some of Schnittke’s contemporaries. Chapter 12 On Sviatoslav Richter pp. Please try again later. Portraits by friends were revealing about Schnittke but also about the friends own personalities: Daniel rated it liked it Nov 25, Anton Rubinstein Philip S. Bloomington, IN iuporder indiana. Book ratings by Goodreads.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Schnittke on twentieth-century music 1. Edited by Alexander Ivashkin.

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Refresh and try again. Mehrdad Mirzaee added it Nov 02, The intricacy of good and evil, so present in his works are revealed to the reader. He was declared clinically dead on several occasions, but recovered and continued to compose. The third movement of Luciano Berio’s Symphony Edited by Alexander Ivashkin. This compilation assembles previously published and unpublished essays by Schnittke and supplements them with an interview with cellist and scholar Alexander Ivashkin.


Thereafter, he earned his living chiefly by composing film scoresproducing nearly 70 scores in 30 years. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. After hearing a tape of the performance, Schnittke indicated he wanted it withdrawn. Title Page, Copyright Download Save. Author Bio Alfred Schnittke was one of the great composers of the twentieth century.

Chapter 16 On the Paintings of Vladimir Yankilevsky p. Gubaidulina, Lubimovbut these are just little puff pieces and don’t reveal much about their art.

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