Dmitri Shostakovich - 1947

from Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times, page 122:

Duenia is probably one of Prokofiev’s brightest and most joyful works: the whole opera breathes the freshness and youthfulness of spring and is devoid of any inner contradiction whatsoever. All its components form a perfect whole, and the work is bubbling with humour and laughter – expansive, good-natured, mischievous laughter. Listening to Duenia, one is reminded of …   more >>

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Dmitri Shostakovich, and L. Grigoryev and Ya. Platek (ed.), Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times (Moscow, 1981), p. 122. accessed: 19 April, 2024


Dmitri Shostakovich
Composer, Pianist

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written by Sergei Prokofiev

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Date/Time 1947


Excerpt from 'Svetskoye Iskusstvo', 17 Jan., 1947.

Originally submitted by verafonte on Sat, 02 Jan 2016 21:11:34 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 21:53:10 +0100