Testimony: The Memoirs of Dmitri Shostakovich

as related to and edited by Solomon Volkov

This is the powerful memoirs which an ailing Dmitri Shostakovich dictated to a young Russian musicologist, Solomon Volkov. When it was first published in 1979, it became an international bestseller. This 25th anniversary edition includes a new foreword by Vladimir Ashkenazy, as well as black-and-white photos.

Testimony changed the perception of Shostakovich's life and work dramatically, and influenced innumerable performances of his music.”

New Grove Dictionary

Publisher: Limelight Editions

Series: Limelight

Format: Softcover

Page Count: 292

Dimensions: 9 X 6 inches

ISBN: 9780879109981

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