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Sergei Prokofiev and Dmitri Shostakovich spent their lives balancing their desire for artistic expression against the pressure to stay in the good graces or at least khachaturian piano sonata incurring the wrath of the Soviet authorities.

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Though viewed today as titans of Soviet music, their lives were turbulent as they fell in and out of favor with the government. Aram Khachaturian had no such problem.

An ardent supporter of the Communist Party and the Soviet Union throughout his life, his first move upon the declaration of the Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic was to join a nationwide propaganda tour promoting Communism.

During his composition studies with Miaskovsky, the great pedagogue encouraged him to infuse his pieces with this experience. This was all the encouragement Khachaturian needed, and it embarked him on a lifelong fascination with the rhythms and sonorities of his people. Khachaturian also strove khachaturian piano sonata to fulfill the officially-endorsed role of a composer in Soviet society: Between andKhachaturian wrote a set of three concerti for the piano trio of Lev Oborin pianoDavid Oistrakh violinand Sviatoslav Knushevitsky cello.

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The Piano Concerto in D-flat major, op. This concerto is a classic virtuoso competition between soloist and orchestra, standing in the footsteps of Liszt and Rachmaninoff, and each element shows skilled craftsmanship as it plays its role in achieving this goal. The first movement is structured in standard sonata form.

The latter ballet's final act features khachaturian piano sonata most famous movement, the Sabre Dance. He also composed some film music and incidental music for plays such as the production of Mikhail Lermontov's Masquerade.

The cinematic quality of his music for Spartacus was clearly seen when it was used as the theme for a popular BBC drama series, The Onedin Line, during the s.

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Since then, it has become khachaturian piano sonata of the most popular of all classical pieces for United Kingdom audiences.

Joel Coen's The Hudsucker Proxy also prominently featured music from the ballet Spartacus and Gayane mixed with original compositions by Carter Burwell.

He was also the composer for the state anthem of the Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic, which was one of five choices to become the state anthem of Armenia following the dissolution of the former Soviet Union.


Khachaturian and Communism Khachaturian was enthusiastic about communism. Inwhen Armenia was declared a Khachaturian piano sonata republic, Khachaturian joined a propaganda train touring Armenia which included many Georgian -Armenian artists.

The composer joined the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in His communist ideals, along with his Armenian nationalism, are apparent in his works, especially Gayane which takes place on a collective farm and the Second Symphony.

Ironically, Khachaturian wrote the work as a tribute to communism: I wanted to write the kind of composition in which khachaturian piano sonata public would feel my unwritten program without an announcement.

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I wanted this work to express the Soviet people's joy and pride in their great and mighty country Yuzefovich, khachaturian piano sonata Perhaps because Khachaturian did not include a dedication or program notes, his intentions backfired.

The decree condemned Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Khachaturian, and other Soviet composers as "formalist" and "antipopular. The decree affected Khachaturian profoundly: