Khrenikov

Khrenikov - o 1967 Lenin prize for violin concerto and...

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Khrenikov (1913 – still living) o Moscow Conservatory o 1932 – joins USC o 1936 – already has officers position in USC o 1940’s – head of USC o every other musician in Russia was under his control o even opera singers were under his control (what and where you sang) o David Oestra – most famous violinist did not own his own instrument it was owned by the USC; o Leader of purges of 1948 o Appointed professor at Moscow Conservatory in 1968
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Unformatted text preview: o 1967 Lenin prize for violin concerto and (other) concerto o hero of sot labor o 1974 deputy to supreme soviet (also 2 nd Lenin prize) o writes several symphonies o 2 nd Symphony (1943) The Irresistible Will to defeat the Fascist Foe triumphant folk music and melodies o a number of operas o 1938 Brothers: In the Storm o 1957 opera : Mother o violin concerto...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course MUSC 341 taught by Professor Baron during the Spring '08 term at Tulane.

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