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The War symphonies : Shostakovich against Stalin

Title
The War symphonies : Shostakovich against Stalin / director, Larry Weinstein ; producer, Niv Fichman ; produced by Rhombus Media.
Publication
Oley, Pa. : Bullfrog Films [distributor], ©1997.

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Additional Authors
  • Gergiev, Valeriĭ, 1953-
  • Weinstein, Larry.
  • Fichman, Niv.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich, 1906-1975.
  • Radio Filharmonisch Orkest (Nederlandse Omroep Stichting)
  • Mariinskiĭ teatr (1860-1917). Orkest.
  • Rhombus Media (Firm)
  • Bullfrog Films.
Description
1 videocassette (82 min.) : sound, color; 1/2 in.
Summary
A look at Stalin's purge on Russia and the musical response Dmitri Shostakovich made through his symphonies Four to Nine, which he called "tombstones."
Alternative Title
Shostakovich against Stalin
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Documentary films.
  • Nonfiction films.
  • Documentaires.
  • Films autres que de fiction.
Note
  • Filmed on location in St. Petersburg and Moscow.
Credits (note)
  • Editor, David New ; director of photography, Horst Zeidler ; writers, David New, Larry Weinstein, Gemma Van Zeventer.
System Details (note)
  • VHS.
ISBN
  • 1560297298
  • 9781560297291
OCLC
  • ocm38887773
  • 38887773
  • SCSB-1346489
Owning Institutions
Princeton University Library