Shostakovich: A Life Remembered

By: WILSON, Elizabeth

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A first printing of this hefty, comprehensive biography of the great Russian classical composer, Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). Per the jacket flap, the author drew from information not ". . .previously published in English, personal accounts and interviews. . .[providing] a fascinating perspective on the social and political history of Soviet Russia." With two sections of black & white plates bearing images of scenes and people in Shostakovich's life. Indexed. --- In black cloth-covered boards with titling in silver to spine. Jacket with color color Alisa Poret painted portrait of Shostakovich. --- The leaves are mildly tanned, otherwise a clean, tightly-bound, unmarked copy. Bright jacket with light rubbing and slight chafing to edges, else intact and protected in clear removable mylar wrapper.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xxiv, 550 pages

Title: Shostakovich: A Life Remembered

Author Name: WILSON, Elizabeth

Categories: >>Music & Performing Arts, >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1994

ISBN Number: 0691029717

ISBN Number 13: 9780691029719

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- in Very Good+ dust jacket

Stock No.: 82594