The Resource Leningrad : siege and symphony, Brian Moynahan

Leningrad : siege and symphony, Brian Moynahan

Label
Leningrad : siege and symphony
Title
Leningrad
Title remainder
siege and symphony
Statement of responsibility
Brian Moynahan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 'Leningrad: Siege and Symphony', Brian Moynahan sets the composition of Shostakovich's most famous work against the tragic canvas of the siege itself and the years of repression and terror that preceded it. Drawing on extensive primary research in archives as well as personal letters and diaries, he vividly tells the story of the cruelties heaped by the twin monsters of the 20th century, Stalin and Hitler, on a city of exquisite beauty, and of its no less remarkable survival. Weaving Shostakovich's own story and that of many others into the context of the maelstrom of Stalin's purges and the Nazis' brutal invasion of Russia, Leningrad: Siege and Symphony is a magisterial and moving account of one of the most tragic periods of the twentieth century
Cataloging source
Kotui
Dewey number
940.5421721
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Leningrad : siege and symphony, Brian Moynahan
Label
Leningrad : siege and symphony, Brian Moynahan
Publication
Note
"Martyred by Stalin, starved by Hitler, immortalised by Shostakovich"--Cover
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
xii, 558 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780857383013
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) SL1250995
  • (Nz-Kotui)1674796
  • (OCoLC)864214514
  • (Nz)15133864
  • (OCoLC)858804700
  • 15133864

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