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Shostakovich's Preludes and Fugues
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Shostakovich's Preludes and Fugues

Mark Mazullo

Abstract

This is a book-length study of Shostakovich's Twenty-Four Preludes and Fugues for piano, Opus 87. It explains the cultural context in which Shostakovich composed, relates the cycle to piano works (by Bach, Hindemith, and others), and offers individual commentaries on each of the Preludes and Fugues.

Keywords: Shostakovich, Twenty-Four Preludes, Fugues, piano, Opus 87, cultural context, piano works, Bach, Hindemith

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780300149432
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300149432.001.0001

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Mark Mazullo, author

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