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Leningradskaia Filarmoniia [The Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra], 1933–1934.

Leningrad: [GOMETs, e.g. Gosudarstvennoe ob”edinenie muzykal’nykh, estradnykh i tsirkovykh predpriiatii); Gosud. Tipografiia “Leningradskaia Pravda”, 1933. Octavo (18 × 12.8 cm). Original printed wrappers; 31, [1] pp. About very good.

Scarce publication on the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra by the State Association of Music, Variety Stage, and Circus Enterprises (GOMETs). Contains an essay on the tasks facing the Orchestra in 1933 by Aleksandr Ossovskii (1871–1957), the Soviet music critic and former student of Rimsky-Korsakov, as well as a short essay (“O simfonizme i simfonistakh”) by Ivan Sollertinskii (1902–1942). Illustrated with seven original woodcuts showing musicians such as Aleksandr Gauk (1936) and views of the

The Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, today’s St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, is the oldest symphonic orchestra of Russia (1882). Known as the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra in the 1920s, it saw an array of illustrious foreign and domestic conductors on tour, as well as premieres by many leading composers.

One of 1100 copies printed. As of December 2021, not in KVK, OCLC.

Book ID: 51783

Price: $250.00