DmitriBorisovichKabalevsky was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia, in 1904.
Kabalevsky was a pupil of Myaskocsky at the Moscow Conservatory, where he himself taught from 1932.
Kabalevsky's Symphony no. 3 is subtitled, Requiem for Lenin, and his opera, Before Moscow, written in 1942 for the 25th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, celebrates the defense of the capital in World War II.
Dimitry BorisovichKabalevsky was born in the magnificent city of St. Petersburg on December 30, 1904.
Kabalevsky's father was a mathematician who dealt with the national insurance; he wanted his artistic son to find a career in economics or mathematics.
Kabalevsky frequently travelled overseas; he was a member of the Soviet Committee for the Defense of Peace as well as a representative for the Promotion of Friendship between the Soviet Union and foreign countries.
Having said that, Kabalevsky was "good" enough to win the Stalin Prize (the highest award for a Soviet composer during the Stalin era) three times, and was awarded the Order of Lenin in 1965.
Even better, Kabalevsky was one of the few big-time Soviet composers who escaped the infamous 1948 condemnation of composers by the Central Committee of the Communist Party.
Kabalevsky indeed managed to get his name removed from the infamous 1948 list of condemned composers at the expense of a fellow composer.
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Dimitri Kabalevsky: A Biographical Sketch by Terry Ursin - Traces his growth and development, noting his overall artistic capabilities, relationship with the Communist Party, and gradually increasing involvement in choral music.
DmitryBorisovichKabalevsky (1904-1987) - Entry at the Lied and Art Songs Text Page with listing of vocal works and links to available public domain lyrics with Russian in Cyrillic and transliteration.
Kabalevsky, DmitryBorisovich - Biography noting liberal education and arts background, teachers and influences, major musical and social contributions to Russia, and summary list of works.
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Dmitrij Borisovič Kabalevskij (Russian (Russian: A native or inhabitant of Russia) Дмитрий Борисович Кабалевский, commonly transliterated in English as DmitriBorisovichKabalevsky) (1904 - 1987) was a celebrated Soviet (Soviet: An elected governmental council in a Communist country (especially one that is a member of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)) composer.
Kabalevsky was born in Saint Petersburg (Saint Petersburg: A city in western Florida on Tampa Bay; a popular winter resort) on December 30, 1904.
Against his father's will, Dmitri studied at the Moscow Conservatory in 1925, where he studied with Miaskovsky (Miaskovsky: nikolai myaskovsky (ru:)...
The 50-year-old recording doesn't hide the care that the conductor has taken to expose and shape Gliere's picturesque details.
Kabalevsky's three-movement Second Symphony was premiered in 1934.
In spite of its minor key, its overall mood is positive; it is capped by a racy Prestissimo scherzando finale that contains the same kinds of unexpected rhythmic twists that make the composer's Colas Breugnon overture so popular.
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DmitryBorisovichKabalevsky - Brief biography, summary of orchestral music, and Naxos discography.
Kabalevsky, DmitryBorisovich (1904 - 1987), Russia - Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and links to biographical essays from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.