Title PROKOFIEV BY PROKOFIEV: A Composer's Memoir
Book Condition Fine, in black boards with gilt spine titling; in a fine, photo-pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated with rare photographs, many from the composer's private collection, and facsimile musical examples most of which are in the composer's hand.
Edition First U.K. edition, first printing. Translated by Guy Daniels. Cut and edited for the British edition by Francis King.
Publisher London and Sydney: Macdonald General Books/Macdonald and Jane's, (1979).
035404429X / 9780354044295
Seller ID 46000.00
The first seventeen years of the composer's life, evoking life on a remote estate in the Ukraine and the musical world of St. Petersburg and Moscow at the turn of the century. Originally published in the Soviet Union as NOTES FROM CHILDHOOD.
Classical Music Biographies. Russia. Moscow. Music.