Alfred Schnittke

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... read moreAlfred Schnittke (1934-1998) was a major Soviet composer of the late twentieth century. His early music was influenced first by Shostakovich, then by serialism, but by the late '60s he had developed polystylism, which incorporated and juxtaposed music of diverse idioms, modern and historical, as...

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Alfred Schnittke
Piano Quintet, V
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Alfred Schnittke
Musica Nostalgica
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Alfred Schnittke
Revis Fairy Tale: Iii. Waltz
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Alfred Schnittke
Revis Fairy Tale: Iv. Polka
2:32
Alfred Schnittke
Revis Fairy Tale: I. Chichikov's Childhood
2:09

Biography

Active: 1950s-1990s
Country Of origin: Russia

One of the boldest musical innovators in modern Russia, Schnittke wrote five symphonies, chamber music, concertos, and vocal and piano music. ~ Mary K. Scanlan~ Rovi

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