His mother's second marriage brought Mosolov into contact with modernist painter Mikhail Leblan, who introduced him to international currents within the art world. Zavod — Iron Foundry. A Tractor column arrives at the village . Sign in to the BBC, or Register.
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Streams Videos All Posts. Mosolov's works include five piano sonatas only four of which are extanttwo piano concerti only one movement exists of the second piano concertotwo cello concerti, a harp concerto, four string quartets, twelve orchestral suites, eight symphonies, and a substantial number of choral and voice pieces.
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Other extant works from this period include Four Newspaper Advertisements, Three Children's Songs, and a wide miscellany of piano and chamber music. Also Known As Alexander Mossolov. Mosolov volunteered in the Red Army during the October Revolution, and in was discharged due to injuries.
Zavod - Iron Foundry. Now, this has become insufferable. Folk music also saw use by Mosolov.
Schnittke, Rachmaninov, Shchedrin" to My Music. Performances Popular All Recommended. His music from before is mechanistic, highly dramatic, anti-sentimental and demonstrates no concern for popular appeal.
In an early piece, "Four Songs," Op. After the onset of socialist realism as the official aesthetic of the Soviet Union inMosolov traveled to Central Asia, where he researched and collected samples of TurkmenTajikArmenianand Kyrgyz songs.
With the piano pieces Turkmenistan Nights Mosolov began to work more extensively alexanded ethnic folk forms. Views Read Edit View history. Quoted in Slonimsky"Soviet Music and Musicians", p. A Tractor column arrives at the village  Composer.
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Alexander Mosolov Links MusicBrainz. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. The Grand Piano label continues to uncover gems of the piano repertoire. Cello Concerto in E minor, Op His attempts were unsuccessful, and he was arrested on November 4, for alleged counter-revolutionary activities under Article 58Paragraph 10 of the Soviet criminal code and sentenced to eight years in the Gulag.
Fortunately, as Mosolov's value as a composer is better understood, once suppressed manuscripts of his work are coming to light. Later conflicts with Soviet authorities led to his expulsion from the Composers' Union in and imprisonment in the Gulag in If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia.
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Afterward, Mosolov continued to compose, albeit largely in the idiom approved by the Soviet State. The work premiered in Moscow on December 4,in a concert held by the ACM to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Revolution. Mosolov continued to compose in this harmless style until his death in Moscow inhis early modernism completely forgotten.
His later music conformed to the Soviet aesthetic to a much greater degree, but he never regained the success of his early career. In he had first travelled to Central Asia, and his explorations of folk music in these regions were to prove his personal, if not musical, salvation.
In the years following the appearance of The Iron Foundry in Mosolov was attacked for his pessimism and modernist leanings. During the October Revolution he volunteered to serve in the Red Army, but in he was medically discharged, suffering from what we would now call post-traumatic stress disorder. This proved not enough to keep Mosolov out of trouble, and in he was arrested by the NKVD and sent to a forced labor camp.
When he was five, his father died, but his widowed mother, a professional singer who worked at the Bolshoi Theatre untilwas left comfortably well off.
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