New Book – Sofia Gubaidulina: A Biography

Indiana Press released Gubaidulina’s first ever biography, this should be a great read as anyone who was ever exposed to Gubaidulina’s music would be eager to learn more about this strange lady – definitely going on my “Wish List”!

Sofia Gubaidulina
Sofia Gubaidulina
A Biography
Michael Kurtz
Foreword by Mstislav Rostropovich
Translated by Christoph K. Lohmann
Edited by Malcolm Hamrick Brown
A comprehensive biography of one of the most influential composers of the 20th century Russian composer Sofia Gubaidulina (1931– ) has achieved international acclaim for her unique musical oeuvre which draws on Eastern and Western musical traditions and reflects a deep-rooted belief in the mystical and religious qualities of music. Continue reading