Testimony: The Memoirs of Dmitri Shostakovich

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Hamish Hamilton, Jan 1, 1979 - Composers - 238 pages
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User Review  - libraryhermit - LibraryThing

I bought this book in the 1980s, very soon after it was published. So it was not very long after the death of Shostakovich. My assumption that this would be the only chance that was available to hear ... Read full review

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User Review  - RobertDay - LibraryThing

A controversial book; doubt has been cast on the accuracy of Volkov's reporting. Certainly to me, the voice of Shostakovich that comes over is too jaundiced to be entirely credible; after all ... Read full review

Contents

TESTIMONY
1
Notes
216
The Major Works of Shostakovich
228
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