Works of Igor Stravinsky

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Title: Works of Igor Stravinsky
Otros títulos: Oratorio - Melodrama Vol. 2
Perséphone
Ode
Monumentum pro Gesualdo di Venosa ad CD Annum
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Igor Stravinsky; André Gide
Código CDU: Str.10
Forma Musical: Gesualdo, Carlo, -- principe di Venosa, -- approximately 1560-1613 -- Songs and music. Operas. Suites (Orchestra) Orchestral music.
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 ...


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