Ivanov, Mikhail Mikhailovich( Music reviewer and composer)
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Biography Ivanov, Mikhail Mikhailovich
Born in 1849, graduated from the course of the St. Petersburg Institute of Technology; first studied with Tchaikovsky (harmony) and Dubuque (piano) in Moscow, and then abroad to Liszt, Bloom von Geert and Sgambati. Has worked at first in "Bee", "Novi", "World Pictures", "Musical Newssheet", "music world", then "New Times". Quite a prolific composer, Ivanov denied the creative gift and also owns a mediocre composition techniques. Most of his works so did not find publishers. He wrote: "Requiem", . Symphonic prologue "Savonarola", . Symphony-Poem "Grasshopper - Musician, . "Oriental Suite", . 1-I suite from the ballet "vestal virgin", . Symphony "May Night", . music for the drama "Medea", . "Suite champetre", . several overtures and cantatas, . quite a lot of songs, . Ballet "vestal", . three operas: "Potemkin holiday", . "Fun Putyatishna" and "Woe from Wit", . oratorio "Saint Sergius",
. However Perepelitsyn Ivanov was Musical commemorative book for 1887 " and a brochure entitled "Historical Sketch of the fiftieth anniversary music magazine Nuvellist (St. Petersburg, 1889). Posted sketch "Pushkin in music" (St. Petersburg, 1900). In 1910 - 1911 respectively issued a compilation and devoid of objectivity "The history of musical development in Russia (St. Petersburg, 2 vols). As a music critic, did not find any deep musical and historical education, or certain musical aesthetic ideals. S. B-h.