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APPLIED RESEARCH SECTION
International Conference
SCHOSTAKOVICH-2006: FINDS AND DISCOVERIES.

OCTOBER 27, FRIDAY
11 a. m.6. 00 p. m.

T he International Conference Schostakovich-2006: Finds and Discoveries. This title is explained through contents of reports. Its greater part consists of finds: recently found manuscripts of unknown works of Schostakovich; drafts of his non-realized ideas and of completed works from earliest to the latest, never investigated before by researchers; piano transcriptions and orchestral arrangements of the works by Western classics. A discovery for audience may be scientific approaches and themes of reports covering anew the life and works of the composer. The conference is to be participated in by the Moscow researchers L. Akopian (Institute of Arts Researches), O. Digonskaya (Glinka Museum of Musical Culture and Schostakovich Archive), I. Barsova and Ye. Vlasova (Moscow Conservatoire). St. Petersburg is represented by A. Klimovitsky, L. Kovnatskaya (Conservatoire and Institute of Arts History) and V. Smirnov (Conservatoire)/ The foreign guest of the conference is Mr. Richard Taruskin, the Professor of Berkeley University (CA, the USA), who is an outstanding musicologist and critic, greatest specialist in Russian and Soviet music. The chair of the Conference is Mrs. Professor L. Kovnatskaya

The exhibition

D. D. SHOSTAKOVICH
MATERIALS AND DOCUMENTATION
TO MARK HIS 100th BIRTHDAY

he exhibition D.D. Shostakovich Materials and Documentation to mark his 100th Birthday has been prepared by the Scientific Musical Library of the St. Petersburg Conservatoire. The exhibition includes manuscript sheets, letters, photographs, concert programmes, Shostakovich works from the library mentioned above, the Archive, the Conservatoire Museum of History, and Central State Archive for Literature and Arts, Russian Institute for Arts History, Central State Archive for Cinematic, Photographic, and Phonographic Documentation, as well as from private collections. Many documents are being displayed for the first time.