Donal Mac Erlaine, The Philo-Semitism of Dmitri Shostakovich: Identifying the Jewish Works (Other, University College Dublin, 2004)

These details defined Mon Sep 29 13:25:02 2008  edit
 Author:  Mac Erlaine, Donal 
 Title:  The Philo-Semitism of Dmitri Shostakovich: Identifying the Jewish Works 
 Degree, institution:  Other, University College Dublin 
 Status, year:  accepted, 2004 (2004) 
 Volumes, pp., etc.:  1 (50), 18,000 words 
 Repository:  UCD 
 General specialism:  Musicology 
 Content, timeframe:  1948-1963 
 Content, key terms:  Concepts:
Persons:
Places:
Genres, instruments: 
Identity. Jewish Music used outside the realm of the Jewish Diaspora
Shostakovich
Russia, Israel
20th Century
 Abstract: 

This thesis examines the political use of Jewish Folk idioms in the music of Shostakovich, a non-Jew, with a particular focus on the song cycle 'From Jewish Folk Poetry', and the Thirteenth Symphony 'Babi Yar'