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  1. Introduction
  2. Technical aspects of A La Albeniz
  3. How the public received him?
  4. Contemporaries

Schnittke was born in the Soviet Union in 1934 into a Russian Jewish family. The father was a German Jew from the Baltic area, and the mother was a Catholic from Germany. Given this, his first language was German. In 1945 for three years, he lived and studied in Vienna where he heard much of the music that has shaped him as a composer. In 1953, he began studies at the Moscow Conservatory with Evgeny Golubev in composition and Nikolai Rakov in orchestration.

[...] Schnittke Biography Schnittke was born in the Soviet Union in 1934 into a Russian Jewish family. The father was a German Jew from the Baltic area, and the mother was a Catholic from Germany. Given this, his first language was German. In 1945 for three years, he lived and studied in Vienna where he heard much of the music that has shaped him as a composer. In 1953, he began studies at the Moscow Conservatory with Evgeny Golubev in composition and Nikolai Rakov in orchestration. [...]


[...] As with many composers, Schnittke did not gain sudden popularity and fame. He had received his share of criticism and public humility after some of his more radical works had been publicly performed. Unlike mayn composer, he started his career through composing film music, and this seemed to have been a progressive and gradual way to allow the public to adjust to his music. In the soviet union his music was seldom performed due to its modern sound, and nonconformist nature to standards of the USSR government. [...]

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