A Shostakovich Casebook.
SHOSTAKOVICH, Dmitri: Malcolm Hamrick Brown (editor)
Bloomington, Indiana University Press. 2004..
First edition; 8vo; original cloth boards and dust jacket. This volume presents 25 essays, interviews, newspaper articles, and reviews, many newly available since the collapse of the Soviet Union. In addition to a reassessment of Testimony it also addresses the issue of political influence on musical creativity and the role of the artist within a totalitarian society. Fine in fine dust jacket.