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A Schnittke Reader - Alfred Schnittke

Bloomington & Idianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2002, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Near Fine — in Near Fine Dustwrapper.

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From the cover: “This compilation assembles previously published and unpublished essays by Schnittke and supplements them with an interview with cellist and scholar Alexander Ivashkin.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 Schnittke’s 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 Schnittke’s contemporaries.”

Foreword or introduction by Mstislav Rostropovich. Size: 10¼" x 7¼". White boards with Blue titling to the Spine. In the Russian Music Studies series. [XXV] 268 pages.

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