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In Search of Beauty: Autocracy, Music, and Painting in Rimsky-Korsakov’s Russia

Leon Botstein

in Rimsky-Korsakov and His World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182711
eISBN:
9780691185514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182711.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Opera

This concluding chapter examines Rimsky-Korsakov in the context of Russian politics, philosophy, and aesthetics in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, drawing some persuasive parallels ... More


St. Petersburg Conservatory and the Beginnings of Russian Musicology

Olga Panteleeva

in Rimsky-Korsakov and His World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182711
eISBN:
9780691185514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182711.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter looks at St. Petersburg Conservatory and Soviet musicology. The St. Petersburg Conservatory bears Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's name not only on account of the composer's contribution to the ... More


Russian Music since 1917: Reappraisal and Rediscovery

Patrick Zuk and Marina Frolova-Walker (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266151
eISBN:
9780191860034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266151.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This volume of essays provides an overview of the transformation that the study of Russian music since 1917 has undergone since glasnost’, both in Russia itself and outside it. Prior to this, ... More


Some Thoughts on the History and Historiography of Russian Music

Richard Taruskin

in On Russian Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249790
eISBN:
9780520942806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249790.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter highlights general understanding and interpretation of Russia's emergence as a producer of art music, and the cultural evaluation of the music. It is extremely mendacious and tendentious ... More


Introduction

Patrick Zuk and Marina Frolova-Walker

in Russian Music since 1917: Reappraisal and Rediscovery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266151
eISBN:
9780191860034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266151.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Introduction outlines the rationale for the volume, and its pioneering status in attempting to represent a broad cross-spectrum of recent research by Russian and Western scholars working on ... More


Russian Musicological Scholarship of the Last Two Decades: Achievements and Lacunae

Marina Rakhmanova

in Russian Music since 1917: Reappraisal and Rediscovery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266151
eISBN:
9780191860034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266151.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the last two decades, the discipline of Russian music studies in Russia has undergone a profound transformation. The lifting of restrictions on access to hitherto inaccessible archival materials ... More


National Voices, Imperial Echoes: Joel Engel and the Russian Jewish Musical Fin de Siècle

James Loeffler

in The Most Musical Nation: Jews and Culture in the Late Russian Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300137132
eISBN:
9780300162943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137132.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter examines the contribution of composer Joel Engel to Russian Jewish music at the turn of the century. It explains that Engel pioneered the scholarly study of Jewish music and the idea of ... More


Defining Diaspora through Culture: Russian Émigré Composers in a Globalising World

Elena Dubinets

in Russian Music since 1917: Reappraisal and Rediscovery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266151
eISBN:
9780191860034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266151.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This article explores how the Russian émigré composers, no longer required to nurture the nation-constituting loyalties, forge, negotiate and sustain multi-stranded individual relationships both with ... More


Soviet Music Studies Outside Russia: Glasnost’ and After

Patrick Zuk

in Russian Music since 1917: Reappraisal and Rediscovery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266151
eISBN:
9780191860034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266151.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter offers an overview of the principal developments in scholarship on Soviet music over the last two decades, highlighting notable achievements and the opening up of important new areas of ... More


The Idea of the 1920s in Russian Music Today

William Quillen

in Russian Music since 1917: Reappraisal and Rediscovery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266151
eISBN:
9780191860034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266151.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines evocations of the early Soviet avant-garde in new compositions of the post-Soviet period, investigating how contemporary Russian composers imagine the modernist culture of the ... More


Paradigms of Contemporary Music in Twenty-First-Century Russia

Lidia Ader

in Russian Music since 1917: Reappraisal and Rediscovery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266151
eISBN:
9780191860034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266151.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter offers an account of the circumstances in which contemporary composers have had to operate since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the attendant diminution in state support for the ... More


Bae Chunhui

Joshua D Pilzer

in Hearts of Pine: Songs in the Lives of Three Korean Survivors of the Japanese "Comfort Women"

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199759569
eISBN:
9780199932306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759569.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The author investigates the life and songs of Bae Chunhui, a survivor of the “comfort woman” system living at the House of Sharing. Bae Chunhui gathered a quadralingual repertoire of songs to herself ... More


Five Operas and a Symphony: Word and Music in Russian Culture

Boris Gasparov

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106503
eISBN:
9780300133165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106503.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book gazes through the lens of music to find an unusual perspective on Russian cultural and literary history. It discusses six major works of Russian music from the nineteenth and twentieth ... More


Taking it Personally

Richard Taruskin

in On Russian Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249790
eISBN:
9780520942806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249790.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter provides an introduction to Russian music, and descriptions of composers ranging from Bortnyansky in the eighteenth century to Tarnopolsky in the twenty-first, as well as all of the ... More


Non-Nationalists, and Other Nationalists

Richard Taruskin

in Russian Music at Home and Abroad: New Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520288089
eISBN:
9780520963153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288089.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A reconsideration of the habit of classifying Russian music according to a crude binary (nationalist/non-nationalist) that is more the product of its foreign reception than its domestic significance. ... More


Serfdom, Society, and the Arts in Imperial Russia: The Pleasure and the Power

Richard Stites

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108897
eISBN:
9780300128185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108897.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Serf-era and provincial Russia heralded the spectacular turn in cultural history that began in the 1860s. Examining the role of arts and artists in society's value system, this book explores this ... More


Temporality in Russian Music and the Ideology of History

Benedict Taylor

in The Melody of Time: Music and Temporality in the Romantic Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190206055
eISBN:
9780190206079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190206055.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Philosophy of Music

Moving from subjective to intersubjective temporality, this chapter examines how music may reflect a culture’s historical understanding of time. It has long been a truism of music criticism that ... More


Introduction: In the Shadow of Literature

Boris Gasparov

in Five Operas and a Symphony: Word and Music in Russian Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106503
eISBN:
9780300133165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106503.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the influence of literary and historical texts on musical composition in Russia during the nineteenth and twentieth ... More


Where is Russia's New Music?: Iowa, That's Where

Richard Taruskin

in On Russian Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249790
eISBN:
9780520942806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249790.003.0036
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on the discussions on Russian classical music and operas presented at the music festival titled “The Russian Contemporary Music Festival,” organized by the Iowa City institution ... More


A Wonderful Beginning

Richard Taruskin

in On Russian Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249790
eISBN:
9780520942806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249790.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents the contribution of Mikhail Glinka in the Russian music culture, and also reviews the work of David Brown, the author of Mikhail Glinka: A Biographical and Critical Study. ... More


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