Dmitri Shostakovich : A Life in Film
Author : John RILEY
Edition : I.B.Tauris, 2005
ISBN 1850434840, 9781850434849
150 pages
Langue : English
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Period : 1925 - 1975
Between 1929 and 1970, Dmitri Shostakovich wrote almost 40 film scores of Soviet films, from Stalinist cult epics to classical literary adaptations. His long and distinguished cinema career has hitherto been overlooked. Combining analysis and anecdote, John Riley provides this first account to examine the scores and their contexts in the films for which they were written, the ways in which contemporary events shaped both films and scores, and how he thought about, developed and applied his film music.
Subjects : cinema and music,
Personnes associées : Dmitry SHOSTAKOVICH,