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Stravinsky, the composer and his works

Eric Walter White

Stravinsky, the composer and his works

by Eric Walter White

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stravinsky, Igor, -- 1882-1971

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    StatementEric Walter White.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination656 p. :
    Number of Pages656
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15484838M
    ISBN 100520039858
    OCLC/WorldCa12894710

      Igor Stravinsky, a towering composer of the twentieth century, was closely linked to dance. His early commissions for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes—The Firebird, Petrouchka, and The Rite of Spring—put him on the international map and propelled both ballet and music into the modern so, these brilliant pieces were but a prelude to Stravinsky's lifelong exploration of dance and dance. In response to: Stravinsky's Russian Letters from the Febru issue. To the Editors. In The New York Review of Books of Febru , Mr. Craft mentions my book Catherine Strawinsky, Album de Famille (published in by Boosey and Hawkes in London). He criticizes the choice of the photographs. The title of my book itself explains my choice and justifies the text, which had.

    The Flood: A musical play () is a short biblical drama by Igor Stravinsky on the allegory of Noah, originally written as a work for contains singing, spoken dialogue, and ballet sequences. It is in Stravinsky's late, serial style. The work was premiered in the United States on the CBS Television Network on 14 June , a production conducted by Robert Craft and choreographed. This examination of Stravinsky's importance and his impact on the future of music is complemented by a series of sketches of the composer. Igor Stravinsky An Autobiography. Igor Stravinsky. W.W. Norton. ISBN X (paperback). This work, originally published in , was undertaken by the composer to set "misunderstandings" to rest.

      Good Composers Borrow, Great Composers Steal. The quote that provides the focus of this article is from the inimitable Igor Stravinsky who himself certainly ‘borrowed’ from the well of Russian folk-music and possibly the Baroque composer Battista Pergolesi in his ‘Pulcinella’ : Dr Justin Wildridge. History Conception. The Violin Concerto was commissioned by Blair Fairchild, an American composer, diplomat, and the patron of the young Polish violinist Samuel Dushkin (Stravinsky and Craft , 79).. Willy Strecker of B. Schotts Söhne, Stravinsky's music publisher at the time (and also a friend of Dushkin's), asked Stravinsky to compose a concerto for Dushkin.


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'A strong shaping hand and cultivated mind has produced this big, beautiful all-purpose Stravinsky book. Anyone interested in the composer must acquire it.' --'American Record Guide' Stravinsky: The Composer and His Works Eric Walter White Limited preview - Stravinsky: The Composer and His Works White, Eric Walter Published by Berkeley, California, United States of America: University of California Press ().

The man: 2. Register of works: A. Original compositions --B. Arrangements of other composers' works. Epilogue: the composer: A. Various writings by Stravinsky reprinted --B.

A selection of letters written to Stravinsky in by Claude Debussy, Frederick Delius, Maurice Ravel. Igor Stravinsky was a Russian-born composer whose work revolutionized musical thought and sensibility in the 20th century.

His fame rests on a few works, notably The Rite of Spring (), wherein he presented a new concept of music involving constantly changing rhythms and metric imbalances, a brilliantly original orchestration, and.

Stravinsky The Composer and his Works by White, More of Stravinsky's own writings appear in the Appendices. Anyone interested in the composer should acquire this book. Proceeds from the sale of this book benefit environmental restoration and education. Seller Inventory # 'A strong shaping hand and cultivated mind has produced this big, beautiful all-purpose Stravinsky book.

Anyone interested in the composer must acquire it.' --'American Record Guide' Stravinsky: The Composer and His Works Eric Walter White Vista previa restringida - Send Email. Recipient(s) will receive an email with a link to 'Review: Stravinsky, The Composer and His Works by Eric Walter White' and will not need an account to access the content.

About the Book. In the second edition of the definitive account of Igor Stravinsky's life and work, arranged in two separate sections, Eric Walter White revised the whole book, completing the biographical section by taking it up to Stravinsky's death in To the list of works, the author added some early pieces that have recently come to light, as well as the late compositions, including the.

Michigan School of Music. There are later books that contain deeper analyses and penetrating discussions of aspects of Stravinsky, his composing process, and his works, but this remains a very fine single volume discussion of Stravinsky's life (a brief overview) and a really useful introduction to each of Stravinsky's works.

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Stravinsky, the composer and his works. [Eric Walter White]. PREFACE THEPOETICS OFMUSIC islike a searchlight turned byStravinsky onhisownworkon onehand, andonmusicingeneral ontheother. Every newworkbythis great composer isladen withfar- reaching significance.

Each onepossesses its own structure, its owntonal equilibrium, even its own moral climate. Andthepainstaking honesty the craftsmanly exactitude ofeachworkraises ittothe heights ofabstract.

Stravinsky expanded his use of dodecaphony in works such as Threni () and A Sermon, a Narrative and a Prayer (), which are based on biblical texts, and The Flood (), which mixes brief biblical texts from the Book of Genesis with passages from the York and Chester Mystery Plays. 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 singer in St. Petersburg, had him educated for the law. “This book offers a fascinating and to some extent an unprecedented look at the man Stravinsky and his music.

Both scholarly and extremely accessible, Joseph’s work should be a welcome addition to the library of not only Stravinsky lovers, but all who find the creative process enriching.”—Richard Danielpour, Composer, Composition Department Head-Curtis Institute of Music.

Igor Stravinsky has books on Goodreads with ratings. Igor Stravinsky’s most popular book is Poetics of Music in the Form of Six Lessons.THE LATE CHORAL WORKS OF IGOR STRAVINSKY: A RECEPTION HISTORY Rusty Dale Elder Dr.

Michael Budds, Thesis Supervisor ABSTRACT Despite his preeminence in twentieth-century music, the late works of Igor Stravinsky () remain in relative obscurity: seldom performed, inadequately recorded, poorly understood, and frequently disparaged.