Weinberg bibliography

For any researchers, scholars, or students, here's a select bibliography of useful materials on Weinberg's life and works.

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Anon, ‘Pisma o lyubvi’ [Love Letters], in Muzïkalnaya Zhizn, 2000/2, 18-19.

Abaulin, Dmitri, ‘Opera comes to listeners after 38 years: Interview with Alexander Medvedev’, Rossii’skaya Gazeta (290, December 25th, 2006), 6.

Altskan, ‘Tea With the Weinbergs’ (interview)

Anderson, Martin, “Bregenz: Festival ‘In Der Fremde’ - Music of Mieczysław Weinberg,” Tempo, 2011, 45–64 
---, “Et Cetera,” Tempo, 1996, 59–61 

Barsova, Inna A., ‘Seventy-Eight Days and Nights in Prison: Composer Mieczyslaw Weinberg’, in Research Bulletin of the Moscow Conservatoire, 2014/2, 90-104.

Berlinsky, Valentin, Muzïka – moya zhizn [Music – My Life] (Voronezh: Centre for Spiritual Rebirth in Chernozemny Region, 2009).

Blois, Louis, ‘Shostakovich and his pupils’, in Mishra (ed.) A Shostakovich Companion (esp. 492-496).

Broido, Y. ‘Jewish Themes in Music of M. Weinberg’s opera ‘Congratulations!’, diss. St. Petersburg, 2001.

Byalik, ‘Weinberg’s Sixth Symphony’, in 50 years of the Soviet Symphony, Sovetsky Kompozitor, 1967.

Bylatova, Y. V., ‘Holocaust Remembrance – History Near and Far: Reflecting on M. Weinberg’s Opera The Passenger’, in Conference proceedings, ‘International Students’ Conference on War and Culture’, 2009, 42-46.

Days, Rebecca, “A Chronological Overview and Stylistic Profile of Weinberg’s Piano Sonatas,”, unpublished dissertation. 2013.

Duradina, E. E., Redaktorsostavitel Otechestvennaya Muzykalnaya, 227. Moscow, Muzika, 2002.

Dvushilnaya, Inessa, ‘Unheard Scores: The Holocaust in the Music of Mieczyslaw Weinberg’, in Proceedings of the 19th International Annual Conference of Jewish Studies, Vol. 1 (ed. E. Kuznetsova) (Moscow, Centre for Jewish Studies: 2012) 105-121. 
---, ‘Mieczyslaw Weinberg and the Belorussian Conservatoire’, Vestsy BDAM, 2010/16, 62-67.
---, ‘Fiery Freilekhs In the Chamber Music of S. Prokofiev, D. Shostakovich, and M. Weinberg’, in Proceedings of the 16th Annual International Conference of Jewish Studies, Vol. 2, (Moscow Centre for Jewish Studies, 2009) 350-64.

Fanning, David,  “What Counts Is the Music,” Osteuropa, 2010, 1–15.

Finkel’shteyn, E., ‘O Mastere v lichnom toneh’,  Muzïkalnaya Akademiya, 1997, No. 4, 103-6.

Flender, Reinhard, “The Story of a Friendship: Dmitri Shostakovich and Mieczysław Weinberg,” Osteuropa, 2010.

Geiger, Friedrich, “Ideology and Autonomy: Mieczysław Weinberg’s String Quartets,” Osteuropa, 2010.

Genina, Liana, ‘”Vsyo budet khorosho”: o tvorchestve M. Vaynberga’ [‘All will be well’: on the the music of Weinberg], Sovetskaya Muzïka, 1962/8, 21-31. 

Gorfinkel, Nadia, ‘My Uncle, Weinberg’, - http://zhurnal.lib.ru/c/codikowa_a/codikowa852.shtml , 17/03/2012.

Gutman, David, ‘Review: David Fanning, “Mieczyslaw Weinberg: In Search of Freedom”’, Gramophone, February 2011.

Gwizdalanka, Danuta, Mieczysław Wajnberg: Kompozytor z Trzech Światów (Poznan: Biblioteka Pegaza, 2013).

Hakobian, Levon, ‘Entry on Weinberg, Mieczyslaw’, in Music of the Twentieth Century: Encyclopedia (Moscow, Praktika: 2010) 106-7. 

Ivry, Benjamin, How Mieczysław Weinberg’s Music Survived Dictators, 2013, pp. 1–4 

Kalushuski, Mikhael, Repressed Music, 25-8.

Keldysh, Yury (ed.), History of the Music of the Soviet Peoples (Moscow: Sovetskiy Kompozitor,                 1974) Vol. 5, 78-83, 248-250.

Klokova, Antonina, “‘My Moral Duty’: Mieczysław Weinberg and the Holocaust,” Osteuropa, 2010

Kogan, F. ‘Feelings and Thoughts – in Music’, in Muzikalnaya Zhizn, 1990, No. 17, 10.

Korev, Y, ‘Po pervïm vpechatleniyam’, Sovetskaya Muzïka, 1960, No. 5, 12-17.

Kravetz, Nelly, “‘From the Jewish Folk Poetry’ of Shostakovich and ‘Jewish Songs’ Op. 17 of Weinberg: Music and Power,” 2013, 1–10 

Kuhn, Judith, “Kuhn, ‘Looking Again at the Jewish Inflections in Shostakovich’s String Quartets’,” 2013, 1–10
---, “‘Laughter through Tears’: Shostakovich and Jewish Music,” DSCH, 2010, 1–3 

Levitin, Yury, ‘New Music’ – Pravda, 20 June 1965.

Loeffler, James, “Neither Fish Nor Fowl: The Jewish Paradox of Russian Music,” Jewish Quarterly, 2010.

Nikitina, Lyudmila, ‘The Programme Symphonies of M. Vainberg’, in ‘History of Russian Music’. 
---, ‘The Symphonies of M. Vainberg’, Sovetsky Kompozitor, Moscow, 1972. 
---. ‘At the Recital… M. Weinberg’, Sovetskaya Muzïka, 1980, no. 10, pp. 32-3. 
---, Soviet Music: History and the present day, pp. 174-5 (Moscow: Muzyka, 1991).
---, ‘Every moment of my life – is work’, (interview with Weinberg), Muzïkalnaya Akademiya 1994, No. 5, 17-24. Available online here.

Nikolayev, Aleksey, ‘O tvorchestve M. Vaynberga’ [On the music of Weinberg], Sovetskaya Muzïka, 1960/1, 40-47.  
---, ‘Foreword to Seventh Quartet’, in Mieczyslaw Weinberg, Seventh Quartet, Op. 59 (Moscow: State Music Publishers, 1961) 4-5.

Ovchinnikov, Ilya, ‘He was held back alongside Shostakovich: 85 Years since the death of Mieczyslaw Weinberg – Interview with Berlinsky’, Gazeta, 229, 08/12/04, 13.
---, ‘Who taught Pooh to sing?’ [Review of Weinberg’s cartoon music], Gazeta, No. 32, February 26, 2004, 15.
---, ‘The wind hums behind the wall’ [Review of Weinberg CDs], Vremya Novostii, 18 December 2009, 10.

Pay, Ian, “Silent no more: Weinberg's The Passenger", unpublished masters dissertation, University of Manchester, 2011. 

Polyanovsky, G., ‘Bolshoy uspech Vainberga’, Sovetskaya Muzïka, 1961, No. 8, 17-9.

Raaben, Lev, Soviet Instrumental Chamber Music, (Leningrad: Muzgiz, 1963).

Rabinovitch, David, ‘The Creativity of Moisei Weinberg’, (Unknown – 1944) From Eynigkayt archives. 
Räskatov, Alexander, and Gavin Dixon, “Gavin Dixon Meets Composer Alexander Raskatov,” 2014.

Reilly, Robert R, Light in the Dark: The Music of Mieczysław Vainberg, 2013, pp. 1–6.

Rösler, Manuel ‘New Work Focus: Weinberg string quartets 14 & 15’ in Ensemble magazine, 2012/3, 62-3. 

Schwartz, Steve, The Golden Key, Op. 55 (review), 2013, pp. 1–2 http://www.classical.net/music/recs/reviews/o/oly00473a.php

Seifetdinova, Anastasia, ‘Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s Sonata No. 4 for Piano: An Analytical Study’, diss. West Hartford, Conneticut, 2014.

Shostakovich, ‘In Hard Times [Weinberg review], Pravda, 1975, 5th April, 6.

Skans, Per, “Mieczysław Weinberg - Ein Besheidener Kollege,” 2001, 1–14 

Skudina, G., ‘With the blood of the heart’ [Article on The Passenger] in Muzïkalnaya Zhizn, 1969/1, 8-9.

Slavitskiy, Aleksandr, ‘Interview with Berlinsky’ Moskovskaia Pravda, 2000, No. 11.

Sokolvyak, Natalyia, Memorialnii kvartet v russkoy muzïke: istoriya, evolutsia, ctil’ [The memorial quartet in Russian music: history, evolution, style] unpublished thesis, Magnitogorsk Conservatoire, 2014.

Taruskin – ‘the Soviet mists yield up another voice’

Vlasova, Ekaterina, ‘Look through the years: Weinberg at 80’, Trud, No. 11, 21/01/2000.

Voytkevich, S.G., ‘Opera The Idiot by M. Weinberg: The Peculiarities of the Interpretation of F. M. Dostoevsky’s Novel’, in Art and Artists: Theory and Experience, Collection of Research Papers, Issue 11, ed. N. L. Prokopovna (Komarovo, University Press: 2013) 193-98.

Voskoboynikova, Anna, ‘Hero from another time’, Musicalnaya Zhizn, [Musical Life], no. 11, 2010, 20-21.

Walsh, Stephen, The Genius of Mieczysław Weinberg, 2010, pp. 1–7 

Weinberg, Mieczyslaw, ‘Service to Music’ [Tribute to Rudolf Barshai] in Sovetskaya Muzïka, 1963/1, 153.
---, 'Pervaya vstrecha s muzïkoy Dmitriya Shostakovicha' [Weinberg's tribute to Shostakovich], in Dmitri Shostakovich (Moscow: Sovetskiy kompozitor, 1967). Available online here.
---, ‘Zrelii Master’, [Tribute to Yuri Levitin] in Sovetskaya Muzïka, 1973/6, 136.
---, ‘The Joy of Discovery [Review of B. Tchaikovsky’s Symphony]’, Izvestiia, 6 February, 1981, 6.

Yakovenko, Sergey, ‘Mirovaya prem’era – cherez desyatiletiya’ [A world premiere – after decades], Muzïkal’naya akademiya, 1 (2007) 60-5.

Yakubov, Manashir, ‘All my life I have eagerly composed music’, Utro Rossiye, No. 7 (67), 16-22 February 1995, 11-12. [I have a translation, done by Julia Pevzner].

Zhmodyak, Y., ‘Interview with Weinberg’, Sovetskaya Muzïka, 1988/9, 23-26. 

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