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From the Great Patriotic War to the Zhdanovshchina 1941–1953

Pauline Fairclough

in Classics for the Masses: Shaping Soviet Musical Identity under Lenin and Stalin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300217193
eISBN:
9780300219432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217193.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines Soviet musical life during the war years and the transition to the Cold War. It first considers the repertoire of the Moscow Philharmonia and the Leningrad Philharmonia before ... More


Propagandizing the Classics 1917–1929

Pauline Fairclough

in Classics for the Masses: Shaping Soviet Musical Identity under Lenin and Stalin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300217193
eISBN:
9780300219432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217193.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses changes in Soviet musical life on the eve of the so-called Cultural Revolution, particularly the acceptance of key Western and Russian classics as part of the new Soviet ... More


Internationalism, Modernism and the ‘Stalinist Enlightenment’ 1932–1941

Pauline Fairclough

in Classics for the Masses: Shaping Soviet Musical Identity under Lenin and Stalin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300217193
eISBN:
9780300219432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217193.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the ‘Stalinist Enlightenment’ in music in relation to internationalism and Western modernism during the period 1932–1941. It first provides an overview of Joseph Stalin's ... More


Turning Inwards: The Rise of Russian Nationalism 1937–1941

Pauline Fairclough

in Classics for the Masses: Shaping Soviet Musical Identity under Lenin and Stalin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300217193
eISBN:
9780300219432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217193.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter charts the rise of Russian nationalism during the period 1937–1941. The year 1937 ushered in a new phase in Soviet historiography that explicitly placed Russia in a position of national ... More


Cultural Revolution, Repertoire Politics and the Classics

Pauline Fairclough

in Classics for the Masses: Shaping Soviet Musical Identity under Lenin and Stalin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300217193
eISBN:
9780300219432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217193.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines repertoire politics during the ‘Great Break’, also known as the ‘Great Turning Point’, which was announced as a formal change of direction in Soviet economics in 1929 and marked ... More


Introduction

Pauline Fairclough

in Classics for the Masses: Shaping Soviet Musical Identity under Lenin and Stalin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300217193
eISBN:
9780300219432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217193.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book documents the Soviet Union's ‘appropriation’ of older Russian and Western culture and its concurrent ‘rebranding’ or marketing of selected composers to the general public in an attempt to ... More


Conclusion

Pauline Fairclough

in Classics for the Masses: Shaping Soviet Musical Identity under Lenin and Stalin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300217193
eISBN:
9780300219432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217193.003.0006
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book has explored the process of building a uniquely Soviet musical identity during the period 1917–1953, mainly through a conscious effort to bring art music to the masses. It has described ... More


Myaskovsky and His School

Marina Frolova-Walker

in Stalin's Music Prize: Soviet Culture and Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300208849
eISBN:
9780300215991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208849.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses the Stalin Prize history of Nikolai Myaskovsky, who won five times between 1941 and 1951. Compared to Sergei Prokofiev and Dmitry Shostakovich, Myaskovsky remains an ... More


Classics for the Masses: Shaping Soviet Musical Identity under Lenin and Stalin

Pauline Fairclough

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300217193
eISBN:
9780300219432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217193.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book explores the evolving role of music in shaping the cultural identity of the Soviet Union in a revelatory work that counters certain hitherto accepted views of an unbending, unchanging state ... More


Introduction

Marina Frolova-Walker

in Stalin's Music Prize: Soviet Culture and Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300208849
eISBN:
9780300215991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208849.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book examines musical life in the Soviet Union under Iosif Stalin by focusing on musicians and composers who were recipients of the Stalin Prize. It discusses various aspects of Soviet music ... More


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