Igor Stravinsky

John Heiss Sounds Out Igor Stravinsky’s Birds, Puppets and Other Musical Tales

  The Russian composer Igor Stravinsky (1882–1971) was one of the most influential composers of the twentieth century. His career spanned…

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Rite of Passage: John Heiss on Igor Stravinsky’s Life and Legacy

The Russian composer Igor Stravinsky (1882–1971) was one of the most influential composers of the twentieth century. His career spanned from the…

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Lost and Found: The Anniversary of Stravinsky’s Early Work

Even the most ardent fans of Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) may not realize that January 17 marks an anniversary of an…

4 years ago

Spring Fever: Igor Stravinsky’s Ballet Was a Rude Awakening

Long before teenage girls swooned and screamed during the Beatles concerts and even longer before rock performances drew loud and…

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Getting Off On The Wrong Foot: Igor Stravinsky’s Wild Night At The Ballet

Screaming is not unusual behavior at rock concerts, but more decorum is expected at a classical music performance. Yet, much…

4 years ago

Igor Stravinsky: On Assessing the Greatness of a Composer

This piece has been excerpted from Simply Stravinsky by Pieter van den Toorn, part of Simply Charly's Great Lives series.…

4 years ago

New Book on Russian Composer Igor Stravinsky Offers an Accessible and Engaging Introduction to the Composer’s Life and Work

NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 9, 2019 – Igor Stravinsky was a composer, pianist, and conductor whose groundbreaking work helped define modern music, and whose rhythmic vitality and…

5 years ago

John Heiss Sounds Out Igor Stravinsky’s Birds, Puppets and Other Musical Tales

The Russian composer Igor Stravinsky (1882–1971) was one of the most influential composers of the twentieth century. His career spanned…

11 years ago

Igor Stravinsky

Igor Stravinsky (1882–1971) was one of the most influential composers of the 20th-century. His career spanned from the early twentieth century when…

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