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 >>
Dmitri Shostakovich, and L. Grigoryev and Ya. Platek (ed.), Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times (Moscow, 1981), p. 122. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1451769093481 accessed: 6 December, 2023
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written by Sergei Prokofiev
Excerpt from 'Svetskoye Iskusstvo', 17 Jan., 1947.