The book is illustrated with musical examples, many of them in Schnittke’s own hand. In A Schnittke Reader, the composer speaks of his life, his works, other. A Schnittke Reader has 15 ratings and 2 reviews. Christopher said: Published in , A SCHNITTKE READER is a collection of writings by or about the Russ. If A Schnittke Reader had been published in the Soviet Union it would probably have been called something like Alfred Schnittke: Articles, Reminiscences, and.

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Trivia About A Schnittke Reader. Schnittke on twentieth-century music 1. The book is illustrated with musical examples, many of them in Schnittke’s own hand.

A Schnittke Reader by Alfred Schnittke. A cellist, he often performs works by Schnittke. The closed system of timbre connections in the Bach-Webern Ricercata fugue Edited by Alexander Ivashkin.

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Rewder Music Stream millions of songs. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Indiana University Press Series: After a stroke in left him almost completely paralysed, Schnittke largely shnittke to compose.

Preliminary Table of Contents: However, forty years later most of his insights will, I suspect, be common knowledge to fans of modernism. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. The simple views that empty virtuosity is not enough, the view that the orchestra is like scnhittke universe, thus boundless and not an elitist frozen past are refreshing at a time where so many formations are in dire financial situation, principally because of the lack of imagination of their music directors.


Schnittke and his music were often viewed suspiciously by the Soviet bureaucracy. Translated by John Goodliffe. I came to this collection hoping to understand Schnittke’s music more deeply, but it’s disappointing in that regard.

A Schnittke Reader by Alfred Schnittke

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Riles rated it it was amazing Nov 09, Edited by Alexander Ivashkin. Here Schnittke speaks of his life, his works, and a broad range of topics in 20th-century composition, performance, and other arts. In A Schnittke Reader, the composer speaks of his life, his works, other composers, performers, and a broad range of topics in 20th-century music.

Gubaidulina, Lubimovbut these are just little puff pieces and don’t reveal much about their art.

It was in Vienna, Schnittke’s biographer Alexander Ivashkin writes, where “he fell in love with music which is part of life, part of history and culture, part of the past which is still alive. Inthe family moved to Moscow. Open Preview See a Problem? The original book written deader Russian was then translated into German. A cellist, he often performs works by Schnittke.

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John Martin Marks is currently reading it Aug 07, Chapter 12 On Sviatoslav Richter pp. Schnittke also wrote some brief articles in praise of his contemporaries e.

David rated it liked it Jan 12, Amazon Second Chance Pass it schnittkke, trade it in, give it a second life. Using rhythm to overcome metre Chapter 37 Mstislav Rostropovich on Schnittke p. Schnittke’s paternal grandmother, Tea Abramovna Katz —was a philologisttranslator, and editor schnigtke German-language literature. As his health deteriorated, Schnittke’s music started to abandon much of the extroversion of his polystylism and retreated into a more withdrawn, bleak style.

Glyven marked it as to-read Feb 15, Books by Alfred Schnittke. Jascha Heifetz Galina Kopytova.

The Ninth Symphony was first performed on 19 June in Moscow in a version deciphered — but also ‘arranged’ — by Gennady Rozhdestvenskywho conducted the raeder. Showing of 1 reviews. This compilation assembles previously published and unpublished essays by Schnittke and supplements them with an interview with cellist and scholar Alexander Ivashkin.

The German edition had many photographs, the only aspect I missed in this English abridged version.