- Vladimir Shcherbachov
Vladimir Vladimirovich Shcherbachov (Shcherbachyov, Shcherbachev) ( _ru. Влади́мир Влади́мирович Щербачёв, born on
January 24, 1889, Warsaw; died on March 5, 1952, Leningrad) was a Russian composerof the Sovietera.
He studied with
Maximilian Steinberg, Anatoly Lyadov, and Jasep Vitols(Joseph Witol) at the St. Petersburg Conservatory from 1908 to 1914. While there he also worked as a pianist for Sergey Diaghilevand taught theory. He served in World War Iand then worked in Soviet government music positions. In 1918-1923 he worked as a lecturer and ran the musical department of the Narkompros. He later became a professor at the Leningrad Conservatory (1923-1931 and 1944-1948) and the Tbilisi Conservatory. He counted Boris Arapov, Vasily Velikanov, Evgeny Mravinsky, Gavriil Popov, Valerian Bogdanov-Berezovsky, Pyotr Ryazanov, and Mikhail Chulakiamong his pupils, as well as various others. [Haas, "Boris Asafyev and Soviet Symphonic Theory", pp. 410-432]
* "Anna Kolossova", opera (1939, unfinished);
* "Tabachny Kapitan", operetta (1943);
* Five symphonies:
**No. 1 (1914),
**No. 2 (with soloists and chorus, 1925);
**No. 3 (Symphony-Suite, 1931);
**No. 4 (Izhorskaya, with soloists and chorus, 1935);
**No. 5 (Russian, 1948, 2nd version in 1950);
* Nonet for 7 instruments, voice and dancer (1919);
* Suite for string quartet (1939) and other chamber music;
* Two piano sonatas and other piano works;
* Film music:
**"The Thunderstorm" (after
Alexander Ostrovsky, 1934);
**"Peter I" (1937-1939);
**"Polkovodets Suvorov" (1941)
* Two Suites:
** "The Thunderstorm"
Don Randel, "The Harvard Biographical Dictionary of Music". Harvard, 1996, p. 831.
*Genrich Orlov, "Vladmir Vladimirovich Shcherbachov" (Leningrad, 1959)
*cite journal |last= Haas|first=David |authorlink= |coauthors= |year= 1992|month= |title=Boris Asafyev and Soviet Symphonic Theory |journal= The Musical Quarterly|volume= Vol. 76|issue= No. 3 |pages= pp. 410-432 |id= |url= |accessdate=2008-07-11 |quote=
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