Isaak Glikman - the 1900's

from Story of a Friendship. The letters of Dmitry Shostakovich to Isaak Glikman with a commentary by Isaak Glikman, pages xiv-xv:

From my earliest years, I was in thrall to Shostakovich’s music. I loved the First Symphony, and my first hearing of 'The Nose' had a seismic effect on me. I felt absolutely that it was what Gogol himself would have written had he never thought to set his incomparable text to music. Shostakovich became my idol.
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Dmitri Shostakovich / Isaac Glikman, Story of a Friendship. The letters of Dmitry Shostakovich to Isaak Glikman with a commentary by Isaak Glikman (Queen Square, London, 2001), p. xiv-xv. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431350680376 accessed: 7 December, 2022

Listeners

Isaak Glikman
Theatre historian and dramaturgue
1911-

Listening to

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First Symphony
written by Dmitri Shostakovich
The Nose
written by Dmitri Shostakovich

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1900's

Originally submitted by verafonte on Mon, 11 May 2015 14:24:40 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 15:46:36 +0000