Silenced Composers Film

Silenced: Composers in Revolutionary Russia

event_note Thursday - May 02, 2024 | 12:00 PM
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This film explores the lives and the work of a generation of Russian composers that includes Arthur Lourié, Nikolai Roslavets, Alexander Mosolov, Leon Theremin and Arseny Avraamov. This avant-garde group, which lived through World War I, the October Revolution and the birth of the Soviet Union under Stalin, was banned, forgotten or erased from the musical map. A look at Russia past and present, music and life, cultural and political contexts and individual destinies.  Run time 55 minutes.

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