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
Pulcinella Suite (Tarentella and Toccata)
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Pulcinella Suite (Tarentella and Toccata)
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
Suite d'apres des themes, fragment et morceuax de Giambatista Pergolesi (from Pulcinella)
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Suite d'apres des themes, fragment et morceuax de Giambatista Pergolesi (from Pulcinella)
Igor Stravinsky
Petrushka (The Shrovetide Fair)
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Petrushka (The Shrovetide Fair)
Igor Stravinsky
Suite italienne for violin and piano (1933)
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Suite italienne for violin and piano (1933)
Igor Stravinsky
Scherzo fantastique, Op 3
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Scherzo fantastique, Op 3
Igor Stravinsky
The Rite of Spring [Part 2 The sacrifice]
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The Rite of Spring [Part 2 The sacrifice]
Igor Stravinsky
Apollon musagete - ballet in 2 scenes: Sc.2 Apotheose
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Apollon musagete - ballet in 2 scenes: Sc.2 Apotheose
Igor Stravinsky
Petrushka (excerpt)
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Petrushka (excerpt)
Igor Stravinsky
Octet
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Octet

Octet

Ensemble
Twentieth-Century Classics Ensemble
Conductor
Igor Stravinsky
Scherzo fantastique, Op.3
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Scherzo fantastique, Op.3
Igor Stravinsky
Fireworks
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Fireworks
Igor Stravinsky
The Firebird (extracts)
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The Firebird (extracts)
Igor Stravinsky
Symphony of psalms
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Symphony of psalms
Igor Stravinsky
The Rite of Spring
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The Rite of Spring

The Rite of Spring

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Performer
Atlanta S O
Igor Stravinsky
Concerto in E flat "Dumbarton Oaks"
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Concerto in E flat "Dumbarton Oaks"
Igor Stravinsky
Extract from The Rite of Spring, Part 1 (Adoration of the Earth)
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Extract from The Rite of Spring, Part 1 (Adoration of the Earth)

Extract from The Rite of Spring, Part 1 (Adoration of the Earth)

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Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra, Gustavo Dudamel (conductor)
Igor Stravinsky
Danse russe (3 Movements from Petrushka)
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Danse russe (3 Movements from Petrushka)
Igor Stravinsky
Tango
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Tango
Igor Stravinsky
The Firebird Suite: Infernal Dance
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The Firebird Suite: Infernal Dance
Igor Stravinsky
The Rite of Spring Part II - Sacrificial Dance
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The Rite of Spring Part II - Sacrificial Dance
Igor Stravinsky
Chant Funebre
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Chant Funebre

Chant Funebre

Orchestra
Luxembourg Philharmonic
Igor Stravinsky
Symphony of Psalms (1930 revised 1948)
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Symphony of Psalms (1930 revised 1948)
Igor Stravinsky
Les Noces - extract from Third Tableau
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Les Noces - extract from Third Tableau
Igor Stravinsky
Firebird Suite - Lullaby and Finale
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Firebird Suite - Lullaby and Finale
Igor Stravinsky
Agon - ballet
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Agon - ballet

Agon - ballet

Conductor
David Robertson
Igor Stravinsky
Ebony Concerto
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Ebony Concerto

Ebony Concerto

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Ensemble
Columbia Jazz Ensemble
Igor Stravinsky
Violin Concerto in D major
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Violin Concerto in D major
Igor Stravinsky
Pulcinella
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Pulcinella
Igor Stravinsky
Petrushka
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Petrushka
Igor Stravinsky
The Firebird, Concert Suite No 2
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The Firebird, Concert Suite No 2
Igor Stravinsky
Pot-belly (4 Russian folk songs for female chorus)
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Pot-belly (4 Russian folk songs for female chorus)
Igor Stravinsky
Symphony in three movements
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Symphony in three movements
Igor Stravinsky
Scherzo fantastique, Op 3
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Scherzo fantastique, Op 3
Igor Stravinsky
The Shrovetide Fair (Petrushka)
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The Shrovetide Fair (Petrushka)
Igor Stravinsky
3 Movements from Petrushka
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3 Movements from Petrushka
Igor Stravinsky
The Firebird
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The Firebird

The Firebird

Performer
Oxbridge Organ Duo
Igor Stravinsky
The Firebird: Round Dance Of The Princesses / The Princesses' Khorovod
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The Firebird: Round Dance Of The Princesses / The Princesses' Khorovod
Igor Stravinsky
Petrushka: Pt.1; Danse russe
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Petrushka: Pt.1; Danse russe
Igor Stravinsky
Petrushka (Burlesque in Four Scenes)
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Petrushka (Burlesque in Four Scenes)
Igor Stravinsky
Ebony concerto for clarinet and jazz band
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Ebony concerto for clarinet and jazz band
Igor Stravinsky
Suite italienne,
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Suite italienne,
Igor Stravinsky
The Rite of Spring
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The Rite of Spring
Igor Stravinsky
Suite italienne for cello and piano
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Suite italienne for cello and piano
Igor Stravinsky
Three Movements from Petrushka
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Three Movements from Petrushka
Igor Stravinsky
The Soldier's Tale (The Little Concert)
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The Soldier's Tale (The Little Concert)
Igor Stravinsky
Pulcinella Suite
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Pulcinella Suite
Igor Stravinsky
Violin Concerto in D: IV. Capriccio
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Violin Concerto in D: IV. Capriccio
Igor Stravinsky
Apotheosis from Apollon Musagete
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Apotheosis from Apollon Musagete
Igor Stravinsky
Petrushka - Tableau 1, Shrovetide Fair
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Petrushka - Tableau 1, Shrovetide Fair
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom
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Royal Albert Hall
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2018
Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom

Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2018: Prom 19: Ten Pieces Prom
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-07-29T10:20:34
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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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