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Defining Russia Musically:
Historical and Hermeneutical Essays
Richard Taruskin

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Others: A Mythology and a Demurrer (By Way of Preface)
Pt. IDefining Russia Musically (Seven Mini-Essays)1
1N. A. Lvov and the Folk3
2M. I. Glinka and the State25
3P. I. Chaikovsky and the Ghetto48
4Who Am I? (And Who Are You?)61
5Safe Harbors81
6After Everything99
7Objectives105
Pt. IISelf and Other111
8How the Acorn Took Root113
9"Entoiling the Falconet"152
10Ital'yanshchina186
Pt. IIIHermeneutics of Russian Music: Four Cruxes237
11Chaikovsky and the Human: A Centennial Essay239
12Scriabin and the Superhuman: A Millennial Essay308
13Stravinsky and the Subhuman360
14Shostakovich and the Inhuman468
Index545

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