To be distinguished from the Russian film director (Zinovy Levovich Feldman ru) (1919—1989)

Zinovii Petrovich Feldman also Zinovy, and in German sources Sinowi (Фельдман Зиновий Петрович. 1893–1942) was a Russian composer. He was a member of the Moscow Society for Jewish Music and composed various pieces of chamber music. He was a friend of, and influenced by Alexander Krein.[1][2]Prokofiev regarded Feldman highly, and entrusted him with the orchestration of some of his works.[3][4][5] Feldman died during the Second World War at the age of 49.[6]

References

  1. ^ Jascha Nemtsov Die neue Jüdische Schule in der Musik Page 231 2004 "Sinowi Feldman (1893-1942), Mitglied der Moskauer Gesellschaft für jüdische Musik, Autor einiger Kammermusikwerke im jüdischen Stil. Feldman stand unter dem künstlerischen Einfluss Alexander Krejns, mit dem er befreundet war."
  2. ^ Anatoliĭ Drozdov, Jascha Nemtsov, Ernst Kuhn Jüdische Musik in Sowjetrussland Page 134 2002 "Dazu gehörten Sinowi Feldman (1893-1942), Sinowi Kompanejez (1902-1987), Samuil Senderej (1905-1967) und Grigori Gamburg (1900-1967). Gamburg war besonders aktiv in der Gesellschaft nicht nur als Komponist, sondern auch als ..."
  3. ^ Film culture 44 - Page 14 ed. Jonas Mekas - 1967 "Prokofiev rated Feldman very highly, and even entrusted him with the orchestration of a number of his works"
  4. ^ Simon Morrison The People's Artist: Prokofiev's Soviet Years Page 427 - 2008 "The quotations are from Prokofiev's May 28 and 29 letters to Feldman, which Medvedeva transcribes. "
  5. ^ Sergey Prokofiev, Ernst Kuhn, Michel Dorigné Um das Spätwerk betrogen?: - Page 192 2007 "[Feldman, Zinovij]: "Letters to Zinovii Feldman (1939)", in: Three Oranges 9, London 2005"
  6. ^ Wolfgang Birtel, Joseph Dorfman, Christoph-Hellmut Mahling Judische Musik und ihre Musiker im 20. Jahrhundert 2006 Page 172 "Meanwhile some new names emerged like Zinovy Feldman, Rafail Heif, Mikhail Levin. They made Jewish song and dance arrangements for various combinations of instruments. Regretfully, little is known either of their lives or music. Feldman and Heif died during the Second World War, while Levin emigrated to France and composed music there under an assumed name of Michlet. The St. Petersburg archives holds some manuscripts of scores of the period."