Review: Tariverdiev “Film Music”

The List, December 1 2015

Back when St Petersburg was called Leningrad and film directors defected to escape censors, composer Mikael Tariverdiev was the Danny Elfman of his day. Spurred by a long-standing collaboration with director Mikhail Kalik, Tariverdiev scored some of the most popular Soviet films of the day, from Goodbye, Boys to rom-com Irony of Fate and the cult TV spy series Seventeen Moments of Spring – yet, until now, none of his music has been available in the West.

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