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Prokofiev and Shostakovich: A Two-Way Influence

Ivana Medić

in Rethinking Prokofiev

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190670764
eISBN:
9780190670801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670764.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Much has been written on the professional and personal trajectories of the two luminaries of Soviet/Russian music, Sergei Prokofiev and Dmitri Shostakovich. Their true relationship, however, has yet ... More


Prokofiev: The Unlikely Champion

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/9780300208849.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter focuses on the Stalin Prize history of Sergei Prokofiev, who won six times between 1943 and 1951. More specifically, it examines the convoluted and even paradoxical nature of Prokofiev's ... More


A Cold War Welcome: The Bolshoi Ballet’s 1959 Tour of the United States

Anne Searcy

in Ballet in the Cold War: A Soviet-American Exchange

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190945107
eISBN:
9780190945138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945107.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

Chapter 1 discusses the Bolshoi Theater’s first tour of the United States in 1959. While the popular response was rapturous, critics were more cautious. They praised the company’s dancers, ... More


Stalin's Music Prize: Soviet Culture and Politics

Marina Frolova-Walker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300208849
eISBN:
9780300215991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208849.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book takes a new look at musical life in Iosif Stalin's Soviet Union. It focuses on the musicians and composers who received Stalin Prizes, awarded annually to artists whose work was thought to ... More


Conclusion

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/9780300208849.003.0013
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book concludes with a discussion of issues of listening in the Stalin Prize Committee (KSP) and how the Stalin Prize can illuminate the concept or practice of Socialist Realism in music. Instead ... More


Styles

Daniel Harrison

in Pieces of Tradition: An Analysis of Contemporary Tonal Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190244460
eISBN:
9780190244484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190244460.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Cultural contexts for the starting conditions of contemporary are explored, with a particular focus on the responses of composers who finished their training and entered the profession just as its ... More


Shostakovich and The Iron Curtain: Intellectual Property and Transimperial Integration

Kiril Tomoff

in Virtuosi Abroad: Soviet Music and Imperial Competition during the Early Cold War, 1945-1958

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453120
eISBN:
9781501701825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453120.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the Soviet manipulation of international copyright law over an American film studio's fair use of music written by Soviet composers in an anti-Soviet film. At issue was the use ... More


A Star’s Melodic Signature: Melody: Taylor Swift—“You Belong with Me”

Nate Sloan, Charlie Harding, and Iris Gottlieb

in Switched On Pop: How Popular Music Works, and Why it Matters

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190056650
eISBN:
9780190056681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056650.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

Taylor Swift changes her musical style from album to album, something that has earned her criticism for appearing “inauthentic.” Even as her sounds changes, though, one element remains intact—a ... More


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