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Волков, Соломон

Works: 109 works in 462 publications in 11 languages and 8,908 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Interviews  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewer, Adapter, Other, Compiler, Interviewee
Classifications: ML410.S53, B
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Соломон Волков
Testimony : the memoirs of Dmitri Shostakovich by Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich( Book )

55 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This self-portrait covering the whole of Shostakovich's life (1906-1975) was prepared in collaboration with the distinguished Soviet musicologist Solomon Volkov. 2005 marks the 30th anniversary of Shostakovich's death and the centenary of the 1905 Russian revolution
St. Petersburg--a cultural history by Solomon Volkov( Book )

36 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The names of the Russian modern masters who found expression in St. Petersburg still resonate powerfully in every field of art: in music, Stravinsky, Prokofiev, and Shostakovich; in literature, Akhmatova, Blok, Mandelstam, Nabokov, and Brodsky; in dance, Diaghilev, Nijinsky, and Balanchine; in theater, Meyerhold; in painting, Chagall and Malevich; and many others, whose works are now part of the permanent fabric of Western civilization. Yet no comprehensive portrait of this thriving distinctive, and highly influential cosmopolitan culture, and the city that inspired it, has previously been attempted. Now Solomon Volkov, a Russian emigre and acclaimed cultural historian, has written the definitive cultural biography of this city and its transcendent artistic and spiritual legacy
Conversations with Joseph Brodsky : a poet's journey through the twentieth century by Solomon Volkov( Book )

47 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brodsky describes his post-Russian life in New York and reveals for the first time his active participation in one of the cold war's most noted cultural confrontations - the famous defection of the Bolshoi Ballet star Alexander Godunov. In this and all his tales recounted here, we meet a Brodsky his readers have not heard before, both contentious and gracious, breaking all the rules, never succumbing to the straitjacketing of literary or political cliques in New York or anywhere else. In these raw Russian conversations, superbly translated by Marian Schwartz, is the journey of a poet-hero around the world and through this century's most troubling and sensational times
The magical chorus : a history of Russian culture from Tolstoy to Solzhenitsyn by Solomon Volkov( Book )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the reign of Tsar Nicholas II to the brutal cult of Stalin to the ebullient, uncertain days of perestroika, nowhere has the inextricable relationship between politics and culture been more starkly illustrated than in twentieth-century Russia. In the first book to fully examine the intricate and often deadly interconnection between Russian rulers and Russian artists, cultural historian Solomon Volkov (who experienced firsthand many of the events he describes) brings to life the human stories behind some of the greatest masterpieces of our time
Shostakovich and Stalin : the extraordinary relationship between the great composer and the brutal dictator by Solomon Volkov( Book )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the often tumultuous relationship between Shostakovich and Stalin, with Shostakovich striving to remain true to his musical ideals, at the same that he had to deal with the machinations and instability of Stalin
Balanchine's Tchaikovsky : interviews with George Balanchine by Solomon Volkov( Book )

23 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I interviewform fortæller Balanchine om den russiske komponists liv og værker - og indirekte om sig selv
Romanov riches : Russian writers and artists under the tsars by Solomon Volkov( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a sweeping cultural history of Russia from the rise of the house of Romanov in 1613 to its downfall at the hands of the Bolsheviks in 1917, Solomon Volkov effortlessly unwinds the twisted relationship between art and the royal family. Throughout the Romanov dynasty, Russia's greatest artists and thinkers, painters and poets, composers and dancers, served two masters. Devotion to craft--or principle--could never wholly eclipse dependence on the tsars. Similarly, consumers of Russian culture could never respond without political consideration: Volkov recounts how, at the 1836 premiere of Glinka's opera A Life for the Tsar, fashionable audiences watched Nicholas I in his private box to see how they ought to react. He wept, and they wept accordingly. In this spellbinding story, we watch the great figures of Russian history clash. Alexei, father of Peter the Great, befriended the writer Avvakum only to banish him; the next tsar, Fedor, had Avvakum burned alive. Using her notorious charms, Catherine the Great masterfully wielded political control over her culture industry. For his part, Pushkin became the first favored artist to resist the tsar's influence. His poem 'To Liberty' is cherished as a revolutionary work of dissent. But even Pushkin's genius went unspared: Alexander tired of the poet's literary and amorous freethinking and banished him from St. Petersburg. Romanov Riches is a work of epic scale that never sacrifices individual characters for broader themes. Gogol, Dostoevsky, and Tolstoy are presented in a devilishly intricate dance with their royal patrons. A truly essential work for anyone who wants to understand Russia's passionate devotion to its most important artists, it is the prequel to Volkov's acclaimed work The Magical Chorus: A History of Russian Culture from Tolstoy to Solzhenitsyn."--Jacket
From Russia to the West : the musical memoirs and reminiscences of Nathan Milstein by Nathan Milstein( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brodskiĭ o T︠S︡vetaevoĭ by Joseph Brodsky( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in Russian and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vspominai︠a︡ Akhmatovu : dialogi by Joseph Brodsky( Book )

13 editions published in 1992 in Russian and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Memoiren des Dmitri Schostakowitsch by Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shostakovich i Stalin : khudozhnik i t︠s︡arʹ by Solomon Volkov( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Russian and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strasti po Chaĭkovskomu : razgovory s Dzhordzhem Balanchinym by Solomon Volkov( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Russian and Undetermined and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stalin und Schostakowitsch : der Diktator und der Künstler by Solomon Volkov( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in German and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iosif Brodskiĭ v Nʹi︠u︡-Ĭorke : fotoportrety i besedy s poėtom by Marianna Volkova( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in Russian and Undetermined and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conversations avec Joseph Brodsky by Solomon Volkov( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in Russian and French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lassen Sie ihn doch Geige lernen" : Erinnerungen by Nathan Milstein( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in German and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nota : zhiznʹ Rudolʹfa Barshai︠a︡, rasskazannai︠a︡ im v filʹme Olega Dormana : podstrochnik by Oleg Dorman( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in Russian and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chostakovitch et Staline : l'artiste et le tsar by Solomon Volkov( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Etudie les rapports du compositeur russe Dimitri Chostakovitch (1906-1975) et du dirigeant Joseph Staline (1879-1953), qui tantôt encourageait les créations artistiques, tantôt les interdisait. Si certains contemporains du musicien, notamment Mandelstam et Boulgakov, furent victimes du régime stalinien, Chostakovitch connu un sort relativement plus heureux
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St. Petersburg--a cultural history
Alternative Names
Solomon Moiseevič Volkov scrittore e musicologo russo

Solomon Volkov

Solomon Volkov Russian musicologist

Solomon Volkov Russisch schrijver

Volkov, S.

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Volkov, S.M. 1944-

Volkov, S. (Solomon)

Volkov, S. (Solomon), 1944-

Volkov, Solomon.

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Volkov, Solomon Maseevič 1944-

Volkov, Solomon Maseevich 1944-

Volkov, Solomon Moiseevič 1944-

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Volkov, Solomon Moissejewitsch 1944-

Volkov, Solomon Mojseevič

Volkov, Solomon Mojseevič 1944-

Volkov, Szolomon

Volkow, Solomon.

Volkow, Solomon 1944-

Wołkow, Sołomon.

Wolkow, Solomon 1944-

Wolkow, Solomon Moissejewitsch 1944-

Wołkow, Solomon Mojsiejewicz.

Wołkow, Solomon Mosiejewicz.

Волков, С

Волков, С.М 1944-

Волков С. М. 1944- музыковед, литератор

Волков, С. (Соломон)

Волков, Соломон

Волков, Соломон Моисеевич

Волков, Соломон Моисеевич 1944-...

Волков, Соломон (Соломон Моисеевич), 1944-

볼코프, 솔로몬 1944-

ヴォルコフ, S

ヴォルコフ, ソロモン


St. Petersburg--a cultural historyConversations with Joseph Brodsky : a poet's journey through the twentieth centuryThe magical chorus : a history of Russian culture from Tolstoy to SolzhenitsynShostakovich and Stalin : the extraordinary relationship between the great composer and the brutal dictatorBalanchine's Tchaikovsky : interviews with George BalanchineRomanov riches : Russian writers and artists under the tsarsDie Memoiren des Dmitri Schostakowitsch