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eBook The Life and Times of Igor Stravinsky (Masters of Music) ePub

by Jim Whiting

  • ISBN: 158415277X
  • Category: Art Music and Photography
  • Subcategory: Teens
  • Author: Jim Whiting
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers (July 2004)
  • ePub book: 1536 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1143 kb
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In addition to a lengthy stint as publisher of Northwest Runner magazine, Mr. Whiting has contributed articles to the Seattle Times, Conde Nast Traveler, Newsday, and Saturday Evening Post. A great lover of classical music, he has written many books for young adults, including The Life and Times of Irving Berlin and The Life and Times of Frédéric Chopin (Mitchell Lane).

Igor Stravinsky's ballet The Rite of Spring created a near-riot when it premiered in Paris in 1913. Neither the music nor the dancing was like anything that audiences had seen before. Fistfights broke out among the spectators and their noise level was close to a modern rock concert. Three years earlier, Stravinsky was virtually unknown. He had had to overcome serious paren Igor Stravinsky's ballet The Rite of Spring created a near-riot when it premiered in Paris in 1913. Neither the music nor the dancing was like anything that audiences had seen before

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Let cellist Steven Isserlis change the way your kids feel about classical music with his witty, hour-long musical portrait of composer Igor Stravinsky. Isserlis is currently in his fifth season of presenting child-friendly introductions to music masters like Beethoven and Handel; today's performance will showcase works such as Rite of Spring and The Firebird. Ages 6 to 10. Posted: Thursday March 15 2012. He had had to overcome serious parental objections to even begin composing.

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Igor Stravinsky, right, at Avery Fisher Hall in 1966 After World War II music became even purer with the emergence of the serial avant-garde: the international gray on gray, in the skeptical.

Igor Stravinsky, right, at Avery Fisher Hall in 1966. New York Philharmonic Archives. Not everyone agreed with this while Stravinsky lived; and among the most vociferous dissenters was Stravinsky. This put Stravinsky decidedly out of step with his creative contemporaries at home. Russian critics around 1910 were congratulating themselves that Russian music no longer had to assert its right to exist by sounding Russian. After World War II music became even purer with the emergence of the serial avant-garde: the international gray on gray, in the skeptical words of Olivier Messiaen. Stravinsky was not a skeptic, though.

Igor Stravinsky's book invites us to follow . Here is a revelation of Igor Stravinsky's personality as a. human. person thinking and moving almost familiarly. same year turned out the following historical master-piece, which I should never forgive myself for not quoting to you in full: Monsieur Gounod, to his misfortune, admires certain out-moded portions of Beethoven's last quartets. They consti-tute the muddied wellspring from which issue the bad musicians of modern Germany: the Liszts, the Wagners, the Schumanns, and even Mendelssohn in certain question

Book DescriptionThe most popular of all Russian composers, Peter . It was not until he was twenty-one years old that he turned his focus to music. But this man who made such beautiful melodies was unhappy most of his life. He was terrified when he stood in front of an orchestra

Book DescriptionThe most popular of all Russian composers, Peter Tchaikovsky is probably best known for his ballets. Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, and Nutcracker are still performed worldwide. But a good part of Tchaikovsky's career was spentwriting operas. He was terrified when he stood in front of an orchestra. He had an unrealistic fear that his headwould fall off and he actually held his left hand under his chin to keep his head attached! He had miserable relationships with women and a disastrous marriage.

Traces the life of the twentieth-century composer from Russia who spent most of his life in France and the United States and who wrote a variety of works, from ballets to symphonies, with sidebars highlighting contemporary people and events.