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Published: 22 December 2011

256 Pages | 12 halftones and 20 musical examples

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199734603

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Performing Pain

Music and Trauma in Eastern Europe

Maria Cizmic

  • First full-length monograph to incorporate trauma theory into musicology
  • Presents analysis of little-studied Russian composers like Ustvolskaya, Schnittke, Pärt, and Górecki
  • Examines in unprecedented detail the connections between music and other media in this period