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Dmitri Shostakovich, Testimony

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Dmitri Shostakovich, TestimonyTestimony
The memoirs of Dmitri Shostakovich

Dmitri Shostakovich
editor: Solomon Volkov


taal: Engels
gepubliceerd door: Hamish Hamilton
eerste editie: 1979
bindwijze: gebonden
isbn: 0241103215
pagina’s: 238

verworven via: Abebooks

Volkov said that Shostakovich dictated the material in the book at a series of meetings with him between 1971 and 1974. Volkov took notes at each meeting, transcribed and edited the material, and presented it to the composer at their next meeting. Without being asked to do so, Shostakovich then signed the first page of each chapter. Unfortunately it is difficult without access to Volkov’s original notes (claimed to be lost) to ascertain where Shostakovich possibly ends and Volkov possibly begins.

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