Download e-book for kindle: Anton Rubinstein: A Life in Music (Russian Music Studies) by Philip S. Taylor

, , Comments Off on Download e-book for kindle: Anton Rubinstein: A Life in Music (Russian Music Studies) by Philip S. Taylor

By Philip S. Taylor

ISBN-10: 0253348714

ISBN-13: 9780253348715

The first glossy biography in English of Russian composer-pianist Anton Rubinstein, this publication areas Rubinstein in the context of Russian and western ecu musical tradition throughout the overdue nineteenth century, exploring his upward push to foreign popularity from humble origins in Bessarabia, in addition to his next speedy decline and marginalization in later musical tradition. Taylor presents a balanced account of Rubinstein’s lifestyles and his occupation as a piano virtuoso, conductor, composer, and because the founding father of Russia’s first conservatory. broadly thought of the virtuosic inheritor to Liszt, and famous the world over as an similar cultural icon, he played with so much prime musicians of the day, together with Liszt himself, Joachim, Clara Schumann, Vieuxtemps, Wieniawski, Saint-Saens, and Ysaÿe.

Show description

Read or Download Anton Rubinstein: A Life in Music (Russian Music Studies) PDF

Best russian history books

Read e-book online Faith and Fatherland: Catholicism, Modernity, and Poland PDF

Jesus recommended his fans to "love your enemies, do solid to those that hate you, bless those that curse you, pray if you happen to mistreat you" (Luke 6:27-28). not just has this topic lengthy been one of the Church's so much oft-repeated messages, yet in every little thing from sermons to articles within the Catholic press, it's been continuously emphasised that the commandment extends to all humanity.

Download e-book for kindle: Ogni cosa a suo tempo: Storia della mia vita (I nodi) by Michail Gorbacëv,N. Cigognini,F. Gori,Nadia

All'indomani della morte della moglie Raisa, Michail Gorbacëv make a decision di scrivere un libro. Non sarà un libro di memorie, né un romanzo e neppure una cronaca storica. Nelle parole dell’autore: «è il racconto della nostra vita». In questa autobiografia, che dall'infanzia nel cuore del Caucaso lo vede giungere ai vertici della politica mondiale, fino alle dimissioni nel 1991 e alla dissoluzione dell’Unione Sovietica, Gorbacëv ripercorre con onestà e schiettezza los angeles propria vita.

New PDF release: Stalin's World: Dictating the Soviet Order

Drawing on declassified fabric from Stalin’s own archive, this is often the 1st systematic try to research how Stalin observed his world—both the Soviet procedure he was once attempting to construct and its wider foreign context. Stalin hardly left his workplaces and considered the realm principally during the prism of verbal and written experiences, conferences, articles, letters, and books.

New PDF release: Jewish Philanthropy and Enlightenment in Late-Tsarist Russia

The Society for the promoting of Enlightenment one of the Jews of Russia (OPE) was once a philanthropic association, the oldest Jewish association in Russia. based via a couple of filthy rich Jews in St. Petersburg who desired to increase possibilities for Jewish humans in Russia via expanding their entry to schooling and smooth values, OPE used to be secular and nonprofit.

Extra info for Anton Rubinstein: A Life in Music (Russian Music Studies)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Anton Rubinstein: A Life in Music (Russian Music Studies) by Philip S. Taylor

by Brian

Rated 4.71 of 5 – based on 48 votes