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History of Music in Russia from Antiquity to 1800, Vol. 1 : From Antiquity to the Beginning of the Eighteenth Century - Nikolai Findeizen

History of Music in Russia from Antiquity to 1800, Vol. 1

From Antiquity to the Beginning of the Eighteenth Century

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Published: 1st December 2007
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In its scope and command of primary sources and its generosity of scholarly inquiry, Nikolai Findeizen's monumental work, published in 1928 and 1929 in Soviet Russia, places the origins and development of music in Russia within the context of Russia's cultural and social history.

Volume 2 of Findeizen's landmark study surveys music in court life during the reigns of Elizabeth I and Catherine II, music in Russian domestic and public life in the second half of the 18th century, and the variety and vitality of Russian music at the end of the 18th century.

: "Findeizen's major work ... remains the foundation stone on which all later work on the history of Russian music before the 19th century has been built." Gerald Abraham, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians

Editors' Introduction to Volume 1
Introduction. The Predecessors of the Slavs
Pagan Rus'
Kievan Rus'
Novgorod the Great
The Activities of the Skomorokhi in Russia
Music and Musical Instruments in Russian Miniatures, Woodcuts, and Glossaries
A Survey of Old Russian Folk Instruments
Music in Ancient Moscow (Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries)
Music in the Monastery. Chashi (Toasts). Bell Ringing. Sacred Performances (Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries)
Music in Court Life in the Seventeenth Century
A Brief Survey of Singers, Composers, and Music Theorists of the Sixteenth and Seventeeth Centuries
Music and Theater in the Age of Peter the Great
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ISBN: 9780253348258
ISBN-10: 0253348250
Series: Russian Music Studies : Book 1
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 496
Published: 1st December 2007
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 3.2
Weight (kg): 0.07