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Волков, Соломон

Overview
Works: 129 works in 476 publications in 11 languages and 8,965 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Interviews  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewer, Adapter, Other, Compiler, Interviewee
Classifications: ML410.S53, B
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Most widely held works by Соломон Волков
Testimony : the memoirs of Dmitri Shostakovich by Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich( Book )

59 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 2,066 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 )

42 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long considered to be the mad dream of an imperious autocrat - the "Venice of the North," conceived in a setting of malarial swamps - St. Petersburg was built in 1703 by Peter the Great as Russia's gateway to the West. For almost 300 years this splendid city has survived the most extreme attempts of man and nature to extinguish it, from flood, famine, and disease to civil war, Stalinist purges, and the epic 900-day siege by Hitler's armies. It has even been renamed twice, and became St. Petersburg again only in 1991. Yet not only has it retained its special, almost mystical identity as the schizophrenic soul of modern Russia, but it remains one of the most beautiful and alluring cities in the world
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 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounting his childhood in war-ravaged Leningrad, boyish adventures in his hometown, life as an underground poet, standing trial as a "parasite" in Khrushchev's Russia (which he has never previously discussed in detail), enforced stays in mental institutions, and imprisonment in the icy north, Brodsky also describes hilarious attempts by the KGB to recruit him as an informer, his fateful letter to Brezhnev, and his informer, his fateful letter to Brezhnev, and his consequent expulsion from the USSR. Special chapters of poignant reminiscence are devoted to Brodsky's two enduring friends and mentors: W.H. Auden and Anna Akhmatova. He also discusses, with cracking insight, his most profound influences: Robert Frost and Marina Tsvetaeva, the great Russian feminist poet
The magical chorus : a history of Russian culture from Tolstoy to Solzhenitsyn by Solomon Volkov( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 864 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 709 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 )

10 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 549 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 483 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 )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Balanchine's Tchaikovsky : conversations with Balanchine on his life, ballet, and music by Solomon Volkov( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and German and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I interviewform fortæller Balanchine om den russiske komponists liv og værker - og indirekte om sig selv
Brodskiĭ o T︠S︡vetaevoĭ by Joseph Brodsky( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in Russian and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zeugenaussage : die Memoiren des Dmitrij Schostakowitsch by Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in German and Russian and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Istorii︠a︡ russkoĭ kulʹtury XX veka : ot Lʹva Tolstogo do Aleksandra Solzhenit︠s︡yna by Solomon Volkov( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Russian and held by 81 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 77 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

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

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in German and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Russian and Undetermined and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vspominai︠a︡ Akhmatovu : dialogi by Joseph Brodsky( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in Russian and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1990 in Russian and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conversations avec Joseph Brodsky by Solomon Volkov( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in French and Russian and held by 46 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

 
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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.

Volkov, S. 1944-

Volkov, S.M. 1944-

Volkov, S. (Solomon)

Volkov, S. (Solomon), 1944-

Volkov, Solomon.

Volkov Solomon 1944-....

Volkov, Solomon Maseevič 1944-

Volkov, Solomon Maseevich 1944-

Volkov, Solomon Moiseevič 1944-

Volkov, Solomon Moiseevich 1944-

Volkov, Solomon Moiseevitch

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Volkov, Solomon Moiseyevich

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 1944-

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

ソロモン・ヴォルコフ

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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 dictatorRomanov riches : Russian writers and artists under the tsarsBalanchine's Tchaikovsky : conversations with Balanchine on his life, ballet, and musicDie Memoiren des Dmitri Schostakowitsch