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Author Mikkonen, Simo.
Title Music and power in the Soviet 1930s : a history of composers' bureaucracy / Simo Mikkonen ; with a foreword by Pauline Fairclough.
Published Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, c2009.
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 Music & Media - Stacks  ML3917.R8 M55 2009    IN LIBRARY
Description ix, 432 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 383-422) and index.
Contents Between art, ideology and politics -- Evaluating the past and planning the future. Turning point : 1932? ; Advent of the new environment ; Music and the Party : an open marriage? -- Reshaping the Soviet musical stage. Musical structures and administrators ; Search for welfare ; Striving for professional control -- Ideology meets music. Connecting music with socialism ; Musicology resolves everything ; Searching for socialist realism -- The political turmoil : beyond 1936. The concentration : New era, new structures? ; The confrontation : committee vs. Composers' Union ; The conclusion : how composers learned to navigate -- Final word.
Subject Music and state -- Soviet Union.
Music -- Political aspects -- Soviet Union.
Music -- Soviet Union -- History and criticism.
Soviet Union -- Cultural policy -- History.
Socialism and music.
Alternate Title Music and power in the Soviet nineteen thirties
ISBN 9780773448353
OCLC number 310399545