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dc.contributor.other Igor Stravinsky es
dc.contributor.other L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande es
dc.contributor.other Ernest Ansermet es
dc.coverage.spatial Geneva - Switzerland es
dc.date.accessioned 2013-05-28T17:05:55Z
dc.date.available 1956
dc.date.available 2013-05-28T17:05:55Z
dc.date.copyright 2001
dc.date.issued 2013-05-28
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3087
dc.description.abstract Igor Stravinsky was one of music's truly epochal innovators; no other composer of the twentieth century exerted such a pervasive influence or dominated his art in the way that Stravinsky did during his five-decade musical career. Aside from purely technical considerations such as rhythm and harmony, the most important hallmark of Stravinsky's style is, indeed, its changing face. Emerging from the spirit of late Russian nationalism and ending his career with a thorny, individual language steeped in twelve-tone principles, Stravinsky assumed a number of aesthetic guises throughout the course of his development while always retaining a distinctive, essential identity. Although he was the son of one of the Mariinsky Theater's principal basses and a talented amateur pianist, Stravinsky had no more musical training than that of any other Russian upper-class child. He entered law school, but also began private composition and orchestration studies with Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov. By 1909, the orchestral works Scherzo fantastique and Fireworks had impressed Sergei Diaghilev enough for him to ask Stravinsky to orchestrate, and subsequently compose, ballets for his company. Stravinsky's triad of early ballets—The Firebird (1909-1910), Petrushka (1910-1911), and most importantly, The Rite of Spring (1911-1913)—did more to establish his reputation than any of his other works; indeed, the riot which followed the premiere of The Rite is one of the most notorious events in music history. Stravinsky and his family spent the war years in Switzerland, returning to France in 1920. His jazz-inflected essays of the 1910s and 1920s—notably, Ragtime (1918) and The Soldier's Tale (1918)—gave way to one of the composer's most influential aesthetic turns. The neo-Classical tautness of works as diverse as the ballet Pulcinella (1919-1920), the Symphony of Psalms (1930) and, decades later, the opera The Rake's Progress (1948-1951) made a widespread impact and had an especial influence upon the fledgling school of American composers that looked to Stravinsky as its primary model. He had begun touring as a conductor and pianist, generally performing his own works. In the 1930s, he toured the Americas and wrote several pieces fulfilling American commissions, including the Concerto in E flat, "Dumbarton Oaks." After the deaths of his daughter, his wife, and his mother within a period of less than a year, Stravinsky emmigrated to America, settling in California with his second wife in 1940. His works between 1940 and 1950 show a mixture of styles, but still seem centered on Russian or French traditions. Stravinsky's cultural perspective was changed after Robert Craft became his musical assistant, handling rehearsals for Stravinsky, traveling with him, and later, co-authoring his memoirs. Craft is credited with helping Stravinsky accept 12-tone composition as one of the tools of his trade. Characteristically, though, he made novel use of such principles in his own music, producing works in a highly original vein: Movements (1958-1959) for piano and orchestra, Variations: Aldous Huxley in Memoriam (1963), and the Requiem Canticles (1965-1966) are among the most striking. Craft prepared the musicians for the exemplary series of Columbia Records LPs Stravinsky conducted through the stereo era, covering virtually all his significant works. Despite declining health in his last years, Stravinsky continued to compose until just before his death in April 1971. © AMG, All Music Guide es
dc.description.tableofcontents CD 1-- L’Oiseau de feu ; Introduction, Tableau I : Le jardin enchanté de Kachtcheï, Apparition de l'Oiseau de feu poursuivi par Ivan Tsarévitch, Danse de l'Oiseau de feu, Capture de L'Oiseau de feu par Ivan Tsarévitch, Supplications de L'Oiseau de feu - apparition des treize princesses enchantées, Jeu des princesses avec les pommes d'or, Brusque apparition d'Ivan Tsarévitch, Khorovod (ronde) des princesses, Lever de jour - Ivan Tsarévitch pénètre dans le palais de Katchtcheï, Carillon féerique - apparition des monstres-gardiens de Kachtcheï - capture d'Ivan Tsarévitch - intercession des princesses, Danse de la suite de Kachtcheï enchantée par L'Oiseau de feu, Danse infernale de tous les sujets de Kachtcheï, Berceuse (L'Oiseau de feu, réveil de Kachtcheï , mort de Kachtcheï, profonds ténèbres), Tableau 2 : Disparition du palais et des sortilèges de Kachtcheï (animation des chevaliers pétrifiés, allégresse générale)-- Le Chant du rossignol ; La fête au palais de l'empereur, Les deux rossignols, Maladie et guérison de l'empereur de chine-- es
dc.format.extent 66:15min es
dc.format.medium 1 CD Rom (66 min.,15 seg) : Stereo 4 3/4 plg es
dc.language.iso en_US es
dc.rights Uninorte F.m Estéreo es
dc.subject.lcc 56404598 es
dc.subject.lcsh Operas es
dc.title Ballets Stage Works Orchestral Works es
dc.title.alternative L’Oiseau de feu Le Chant du rossignol es
dc.language.rfc3066 eng es
dc.rights.holder Decca Music Group Limited es
dc.identifier.classification 028946781821 es
dc.subject.cdu Str.07 es


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