Igor Stravinsky
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1882-06-17
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Igor Stravinsky

Igor Stravinsky Biography (Wikipedia)

Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (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 last of these 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 neoclassical music. 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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Igor Stravinsky
Duo concertant for violin and piano
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Duo concertant for violin and piano
Igor Stravinsky
Symphony in C
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Symphony in C
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The Rite of Spring (Introduction)
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The Rite of Spring (Introduction)
Igor Stravinsky
The Rake's Progress: The woods are green
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The Rake's Progress: The woods are green
Igor Stravinsky
Fireworks
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Fireworks
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The Firebird (complete ballet)
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The Firebird (complete ballet)
Igor Stravinsky
Scherzo a la russe
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Scherzo a la russe
Igor Stravinsky
Three Pieces for Clarinet Solo - No 3
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Three Pieces for Clarinet Solo - No 3
Igor Stravinsky
Symphonies of Wind Instruments
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Symphonies of Wind Instruments
Igor Stravinsky
Round Dance Of The Princesses (Firebird Suite)
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Round Dance Of The Princesses (Firebird Suite)
Igor Stravinsky
Capriccio for piano and orchestra - Andante rapsodico
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Capriccio for piano and orchestra - Andante rapsodico
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Circus Polka
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Circus Polka
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Circus Polka
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Circus Polka
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Tango
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Tango
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Petrushka - Scene 2: Petrushka’s Room
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Petrushka - Scene 2: Petrushka’s Room

Petrushka - Scene 2: Petrushka’s Room

Performer
Columbia Symphony Orchestra, Igor Stravinsky (Conductor)
Igor Stravinsky
Concerto in E flat "Dumbarton Oaks"
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Concerto in E flat "Dumbarton Oaks"

Concerto in E flat "Dumbarton Oaks"

Ensemble
Ensemble Intercontemporian
Conductor
Igor Stravinsky
Petrushka
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Petrushka
Igor Stravinsky
Suite italienne for violin and piano (1933)
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Suite italienne for violin and piano (1933)
Igor Stravinsky
Le sacre du printemps [Rite of Spring]
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Le sacre du printemps [Rite of Spring]
Igor Stravinsky
Apollon Musagete: Coda
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Apollon Musagete: Coda
Igor Stravinsky
Scherzo a la Russe - arranged for piano forty hands
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Scherzo a la Russe - arranged for piano forty hands

Scherzo a la Russe - arranged for piano forty hands

Music Arranger
Maarten Bon
Ensemble
Twenty Grand Pianos
Igor Stravinsky
Kyrie (Mass)
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Kyrie (Mass)

Kyrie (Mass)

Choir
RIAS Chamber Choir
Ensemble
Musikfabrik Nrw
Conductor
Igor Stravinsky
Tango
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Tango
Igor Stravinsky
Scherzo fantastique, Op 3
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Scherzo fantastique, Op 3
Igor Stravinsky
Concerto in E flat 'Dumbarton Oaks' arr. for two pianos
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Concerto in E flat 'Dumbarton Oaks' arr. for two pianos
Igor Stravinsky
Tango
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Tango
Igor Stravinsky
Russian Dance from Petrushka
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Russian Dance from Petrushka
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Scherzo
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Scherzo
Igor Stravinsky
Tango
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Tango
Igor Stravinsky
Tango
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Tango
Igor Stravinsky
Symphony in C
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Symphony in C
Igor Stravinsky
Suite for violin and piano 'after themes, fragments, and pieces by Pergolesi'
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Suite for violin and piano 'after themes, fragments, and pieces by Pergolesi'
Igor Stravinsky
Oedipus rex, Act II (excerpt)
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Oedipus rex, Act II (excerpt)

Oedipus rex, Act II (excerpt)

Performer
Jennifer Johnson (mezzo-soprano), London Symphony Orchestra, John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)
Igor Stravinsky
Nobody`s Sweetheart
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Nobody`s Sweetheart
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Waltz
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Waltz
Igor Stravinsky
Perséphone
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Perséphone

Perséphone

Performer
Toby Spence
Dame Kristin Scott Thomas
Igor Stravinsky
Suite italienne for cello and piano [arr. from 'Pulcinella' in collab. with Piatigorsky]
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Suite italienne for cello and piano [arr. from 'Pulcinella' in collab. with Piatigorsky]
Igor Stravinsky
The Firebird Suite (version 1919)
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The Firebird Suite (version 1919)
Igor Stravinsky
Violin Concerto in D major
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Violin Concerto in D major
Igor Stravinsky
Round Dance Of The Princesses
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Round Dance Of The Princesses
Igor Stravinsky
Petrouchka: The Shrovetide Fair
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Petrouchka: The Shrovetide Fair
Igor Stravinsky
Petrushka - Russian Dance
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Petrushka - Russian Dance
Igor Stravinsky
Chant funebre (Funeral Song), Op 5
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Chant funebre (Funeral Song), Op 5
Igor Stravinsky
The Firebird (Final section)
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The Firebird (Final section)
Igor Stravinsky
Double Canon (Raoul Dufy in Memoriam)
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Double Canon (Raoul Dufy in Memoriam)
Igor Stravinsky
Capriccio (4th mvt from Violin Concerto in D)
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Capriccio (4th mvt from Violin Concerto in D)
Igor Stravinsky
The Rite of Spring
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The Rite of Spring
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The Fairy's Kiss
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The Fairy's Kiss
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