Igor Stravinsky
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1882-06-17
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Igor Stravinsky

Igor Stravinsky Biography (Wikipedia)

Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky ComSE (Russian: И́горь Фёдорович Страви́нский,; 17 June [O.S. 5 June] 1882 – 6 April 1971) was a Russian-born composer, pianist, and conductor. He is widely considered one of the most important and influential composers of the 20th century.

Stravinsky's compositional career was notable for its stylistic diversity. He first achieved international fame with three ballets commissioned by the impresario Serge Diaghilev and first performed in Paris by Diaghilev's Ballets Russes: The Firebird (1910), Petrushka (1911), and The Rite of Spring (1913). The latter transformed the way in which subsequent composers thought about rhythmic structure and was largely responsible for Stravinsky's enduring reputation as a musical revolutionary who pushed the boundaries of musical design. His "Russian phase" which continued with works such as Renard, the Soldier's Tale and Les Noces, was followed in the 1920s by a period in which he turned to neoclassicism. The works from this period tended to make use of traditional musical forms (concerto grosso, fugue and symphony), drawing on earlier styles, especially from the 18th century. In the 1950s, Stravinsky adopted serial procedures. His compositions of this period shared traits with examples of his earlier output: rhythmic energy, the construction of extended melodic ideas out of a few two- or three-note cells and clarity of form, and of instrumentation.

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Pulcinella
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Pulcinella

Pulcinella

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Kora Pavelic
David Fischer
Michael Nagl
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Petrushka
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Petrushka
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The Rake's Progress (Gently little boat)
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The Rake's Progress (Gently little boat)
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The Rite Of Spring - Dance Of The Earth
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The Rite Of Spring - Dance Of The Earth
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Chant du Rossignol
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Chant du Rossignol
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Tango
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Tango

Tango

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Crabb & Draugsvoll
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Divertimento: The Fairy's Kiss
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Divertimento: The Fairy's Kiss
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Concerto for string orchestra in D major, 'Basle concerto'
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Concerto for string orchestra in D major, 'Basle concerto'
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La semaine grasse (3 Movements from Petrushka)
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La semaine grasse (3 Movements from Petrushka)
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Scherzo fantastique, Op 3
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Scherzo fantastique, Op 3
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Circus Polka
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Circus Polka
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Suite italienne for cello and piano: 1st movement
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Suite italienne for cello and piano: 1st movement
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Pulcinella Suite: Vivo, Minuetto & Finale
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Pulcinella Suite: Vivo, Minuetto & Finale
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Ebony concerto for clarinet and jazz band
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Ebony concerto for clarinet and jazz band
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The Dove Descending
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The Dove Descending
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The Firebird - Suite no.2 (1919)
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The Firebird - Suite no.2 (1919)
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Les Noces - extract from Third Tableau
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Les Noces - extract from Third Tableau
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Suite Italienne for violin and piano (1933)
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Suite Italienne for violin and piano (1933)
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Dumbarton Oaks
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Dumbarton Oaks
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Ritual Dance of the Ancestors; Sacrificial Dance (The Rite of Spring)
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Ritual Dance of the Ancestors; Sacrificial Dance (The Rite of Spring)
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Petrushka (Burlesque in Four Scenes)
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Petrushka (Burlesque in Four Scenes)
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The Rite of Spring
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The Rite of Spring
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Tango
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Tango
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Fireworks, Op.4
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Fireworks, Op.4
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Apollon Musagete: Coda
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Apollon Musagete: Coda
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The Firebird - suite (1919)
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The Firebird - suite (1919)
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Scherzo fantastique Op.3
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Scherzo fantastique Op.3
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The Rite of Spring
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The Rite of Spring
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Firebird Suite
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Firebird Suite
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Scherzo (The Firebird)
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Scherzo (The Firebird)
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The Firebird suite (vers. 1945)
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The Firebird suite (vers. 1945)
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The Rite of Spring
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The Rite of Spring

The Rite of Spring

Orchestra
Orchestra of the Royal Academy of Music and the Juilliard School
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Violin Concerto in D major
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Violin Concerto in D major
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The Firebird (Finale)
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The Firebird (Finale)
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Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1920 version)
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Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1920 version)

Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1920 version)

Ensemble
Twentieth-Century Classics Ensemble
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The Firebird Suite (1910)
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The Firebird Suite (1910)
Igor Stravinsky
Trois Mouvements de Pétrouchka
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Trois Mouvements de Pétrouchka
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3 Movements from "The Firebird" arr. Philip Moore for piano duet
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3 Movements from "The Firebird" arr. Philip Moore for piano duet
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Funeral Song, Op. 5
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Funeral Song, Op. 5
Claude‐Joseph Rouget de l’Isle
La Marseillaise
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La Marseillaise
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Rite of Spring (extract)
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Rite of Spring (extract)

Rite of Spring (extract)

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Cleveland Orchestra, Riccardo Chailly
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Four Studies for Orchestra
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Four Studies for Orchestra
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Three Japanese Lyrics
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Three Japanese Lyrics
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom
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2018
Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom

Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom

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Proms 2018: Prom 19: Ten Pieces Prom
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-07-29T06:06:40
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Jul
2018
Proms 2018: Prom 19: Ten Pieces Prom

Proms 2018: Prom 19: Ten Pieces Prom

Royal Albert Hall

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