Sofia Gubaidulina: A Biography




      Sofia Gubaidulina: A Biography
Russian composer Sofia Gubaidulina 1931 has achieved international acclaim for her unique musical oeuvre which draws on Eastern and Western musical traditions and reflects a deep rooted belief in the mystical and religious qualities of musicKurtz s biography of Gubaidulina is the first in any language Based on her papers and extensive interviews with Gubaidulina, her colleagues, and family, the book places her life and the evolution of her work within the broader cultural and political context of the post Stalin Soviet Union For the English edition, the text has been revised and updated and a chronology of Gubaidulina s life and a complete list of her works have been added. New Download Kindle ePUB Sofia Gubaidulina: A Biography by Michael Kurtz – bluevapours.co.uk

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      Sofia Gubaidulina: A Biography
 By Michael Kurtz IBN : 0253349079 Format : Hardcover – bluevapours.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 360 pages
  • Sofia Gubaidulina: A Biography
  • Michael Kurtz
  • English
  • 07 September 2018
  • 0253349079

10 thoughts on “ Sofia Gubaidulina: A Biography

  1. Christopher says:

    Michael Kurtz wrote his biography of Sofia Gubaidulina in German in 2001, ending with the premiere of the Johannes Passion It is this original edition which this listing describes However, an English translation by by Christoph K Lohmann appeared at the end of 2007, published by Indiana University Press It has been updated to include Gubaidulina s life and work up the premiere of The Light of the End in 2004.Kur...

  2. Christopher says:

    Michael Kurtz wrote his biography of Sofia Gubaidulina in German in 2001, ending with the premiere of the Johannes Passion This English translation by by Christoph K Lohmann appeared at the end of 2007 It has been updated to include Gubaidulina s life and work up the premiere of The Light of the End in 2004.Kurtz based his biography of Gubaidulina on long discussions with the composer, press clippings, and interviews with Gubaidulina s friends and colleagues, including such obscure figures Michael Kurtz wrote his biography of Sofia Gubaidulina in German in 2001, ending with the premiere of the Johannes Passion This English translation by by Christoph K Lohmann appeared at the end of 2007 It has been updated to include Gubaidulina s life and work up the premiere of The Light of the End in 2004.Kurtz based his biography of Gubaidulina on long discussions with the composer, press clippings, and interviews with Gubaidulina s friends and colleagues, including such obscure figures as Gennady Aigi While much of the material here will be already known to passionate fans of the composer, I found much new information I was surprised, for instance, to notice that in spite of the Orthodox referenc...

  3. Carol says:

    I have long found Sofia Gubaidulina s music fascinating, so I was glad that the music library has this book, which is the only major one on her that I could find in English It s a fairly straightforward biography, covering Gubaidulina s life from her birth in 1931 up through about 2004 Kurtz draws primarily on his own interviews with the composer as well as interviews and communications with many of her friends and colleagues, and this emphasis on primary sources makes for an authoritative and I have long found Sofia Gubaidulina s music fascinating, so I was glad that the music library has this book, which is the only major one on her that I could find in English It s a fairly straightforward biography, covering Gubaidulina s life from her birth in 1931 up through about 2004 Kurtz draws primarily on his own interviews with the composer as well as interviews and communications with many of her friends and colleagues, and this emphasis on primary sources makes for an authoritative and detailed narrative with many great moments of insight and intimacy Gubaidulina s life is very interesting in its combination of suffering and triumph, and also for the way it illuminates artistic, intellectual, and musical life under the Soviet regime.The only real drawback to the book is that it very much lacks discussion of...

  4. Erica says:

    she bears an uncanny resemblance to my mother

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