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Stravinsky in Modern music (1924-1946)

Stravinsky in Modern music (1924-1946)

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Published by Da Capo Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesModern music.
    Statementcompiled and with an introduction by Carol J. Oja ; foreword by Aaron Copland.
    ContributionsOja, Carol J., 1953-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.S932 S793 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3482096M
    ISBN 100306761084
    LC Control Number82001473

    In Simply Stravinsky, Professor Pieter van den Toorn takes a fresh look at the composer and his legacy, providing a compact, exciting, and accessible introduction to the twentieth century’s most celebrated composer and his timeless music. From Stravinsky’s apprenticeship in St. Petersburg to his life among the émigré community in Southern   - This historic collection comes with a pages hardcover book containing a complete work catalogue, a detailed discography and a wealth of session photos, along with a major new essay by Stravinsky expert Richard Taruskin, in which he examines how the

    The book provides a counter-argument to the criticism and aesthetics of T. W. Adorno and Richard Taruskin, and will appeal to composers, critics and performers as well as scholars of Stravinsky's :// 3. Igor Stravinsky. Stravinsky was quite the jet-setter. Born in Russia, he lived in Switzerland and France before moving to Los Angeles after the outbreak of World War II. He would live in this city longer than anywhere else and became a fully-fledged United States citizen in

    Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (Russian: Игорь Фёдорович Стравинский, Igor' Fëdorovič Stravinskij) (J – April 6, ) was a Russian composer, considered by many in both the West and his native land to be the most influential composer of 20th-century was a quintessentially cosmopolitan Russian who was named by Time magazine as one of the most In his book Philosophy of Modern Music, Theodor W. Adorno described Stravinsky as an acrobat and spoke of hebephrenic and psychotic traits in several of Stravinsky's works. Contrary to a common misconception, Adorno didn't believe the hebephrenic and psychotic imitations that the music was supposed to contain were its main fault, as he


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Stravinsky in Modern music (). New York: Da Capo Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Igor Stravinsky; Igor Féodorovitch Stravinski; Igor Stravinsky; Igor Stravinsky; Igor Stravinsky; Stravinski, Igor Féodorovitch Document Type: Book: All Praised by the New York Herald Tribune as an "excellent study of Stravinsky" and a "definite landmark in contemporary music criticism," this revealing book will appeal to anyone interested in Stravinsky's pivotal role in the growth of modern  › eBay › Books › Nonfiction.

Igor Fedorovich Stravinsky (ē´gər fyô´dərô´vyĬch strəvĬn´skē), –, Russian-American composer. Considered by many the greatest and most versatile composer of the 20th cent., Stravinsky helped to revolutionize modern music. Stravinsky's father, an actor and /history-of-music/modern-era-in-music/igor-stravinsky.

With this brilliant and uncompromising work — perhaps the most famous musical work of the twentieth century — Stravinsky changed the course of modern music forever. Discarding conventional harmonies for bizarrely dissonant chords, and uniform metrics for harshly jarring beat patterns, he created a sensational theater piece that, at the work  › Books › Arts & Photography › Music.

Igor Stravinsky, in full Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky, (born June 5 [J New Style],Oranienbaum [now Lomonosov], near St.

Petersburg, Russia—died April 6,New York, New York, U.S.), Russian-born composer whose work had a revolutionary impact on musical thought and sensibility just before and after World War I, and whose compositions remained a touchstone of modernism for Critics hailed its premiere, by the New York City Ballet in Decemberas a landmark in modern dance history, “a living textbook on the art of blending music and motion.” Stravinsky’s /best-stravinsky-worksessential-pieces.

Quasi una Fantasia contains Adornos own selection from his essays and journalism over more than three decades. In its analytical profundity it can be compared to his Philosophy of Modern Music, but in the range of its topics and the clarity of its arguments it stands alone among Adornos writings on the books core are illuminating studies of the founders of modern Stravinsky and his music are fascinating, and Walsh definitely satifies that fascination.

Walsh's research and scholarship are excellent - he's complete and This book was very good, and very thorough - it is very long and only covers the first 50 years of Stravinsky's life (he was close to 90 when he died).

Listening to music is just like all the other art form, it is not as hard to get into as a lot of people would describe it. In this case, it is unneccessray to feel inferior about your ability to understand a piece of music. The minumum requirement to undertand a piece of   With strong showings from each group of performers, knit together beautifully by Welser-Möst, it offered a vivid portrait of the composer's genius and the breathtaking possibilities of modern music.

Stravinsky chose verses from the first three chapters of The Book of Lamentations for his text, and set them to musical lines traded or echoed by   Stravinsky's opera-oratorio Oedipus rex is widely acknowledged as one of the most original music-theatre works of the twentieth century.

This clear and concise guide is the first ever to be written on this work and it describes the music and its staging in close :// And it turns out that these same attributes might be found in music that wasn’t old at all, but was, on the contrary, extremely new and modern: for instance, ragtime and jazz and popular dance music; or in a completely different kind of old music, the rough songs and dances of the rural peasantry, and the strange ritual music of the Far ://   1 online resource (xix, pages) "Introduces more than one hundred of the most popular and frequently performed classical works of our era; includes works by Copland, Ives, Gershwin, Bartok, Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Ravel, Shostakovich, and many more"--Page 4 of cover Igor Stravinsky () is regarded as the inventor of modern music.

His phenomenal achievements are comparable to those of his close friend and contemporary Pablo Picasso. This comprehensive biography traces the influences that informed his style and sets all of his major works into context, devoting particular attention to the composer s  › Books › Arts & Photography › Music.

The music for the ballet The Firebird made him famous as a composer, and he gave up law. When his piece The Rite of Spring was first played in public, it caused a riot -- the audience made so much noise arguing about the music that the orchestra was drowned out.

In Buy Camb Companion to Stravinsky (Cambridge Companions to Music) Revised ed. by Cross, Jonathan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on  › Arts & Photography › Music › Styles.

The music of Igor Stravinsky has had a profound impact on the development of twentieth-century music. In this book, Jonathan Cross explores the technical and aesthetic legacy of Stravinsky in relation to a broad range of composers, from Varèse to Andriessen, from Messiaen to Birtwistle.

He also proposes a re-examination of Stravinsky's own neoclassical music and Theodor Adorno's notorious ?id=tIh8JVOGuDMC. Quasi Una Fantasia: Essays on Modern Music by Theodor Adorno – review An uncompromised view of the critic Adorno had some hard words to say about Igor :// Igor Stravinsky looms large in the pantheon of modern composers.

Both the White House and the Kremlin sent representatives to his April funeral in :// Igor Stravinsky is everyone’s idea of a “modern composer.” The riot that accompanied the premiere of his ballet The Rite of Spring has become legendary, cementing his reputation as a musical enfant singly, though, Stravinsky insisted that his music was not modern, but ://.

As early asCarter wrote an article for the journal Modern Music that put the onus for the absence of Stravinsky’s neoclassical work in the concert hall squarely on performers and listeners: “All his [Stravinsky’s] music bristles with discoveries, yet in each piece, even in the dance parodies, there is a distinction, a sense of Stravinsky’s Piano is a resounding success that will be celebrated by the Stravinsky community for years to come.' Source: Music and Letters 'This is a well-written, engaging book that delves into technical discussion of compositional processes while remaining eminently readable Highly ://  Teaching Stravinsky: Nadia Boulanger and the Consecration of a Modernist Icon, by Kimberly A.

Francis. New York: Oxford University Press, xxiii, pp. The teasingly ambiguous title of Kimberly Francis's book gives us some clues as to the part played by Nadia Boulanger in Stravinsky's career.

Boulanger was a champion of Stravinsky's music, both as the teacher of her own students and