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 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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Igor Stravinsky Performances & Interviews


Igor Stravinsky Tracks

Igor Stravinsky
Pastorale
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Coda: Apollo and the Muses (Apollon Musagete)
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Coda: Apollo and the Muses (Apollon Musagete)
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Suite for small orchestra No. 2
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Suite for small orchestra No. 2
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Dumbarton Oaks
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Dumbarton Oaks
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Waltz (from 3 Easy pieces for piano duet)
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Waltz (from 3 Easy pieces for piano duet)
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Firebird - finale
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Firebird - finale
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The Shrovetide Fair (from Petrushka)
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The Shrovetide Fair (from Petrushka)

The Shrovetide Fair (from Petrushka)

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The Philharmonia conducted by Eliahu Inbal
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The Firebird - suite
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The Firebird - suite
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Octet for wind instruments
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Octet for wind instruments

Octet for wind instruments

Ensemble
Canadian Chamber Ensemble
Igor Stravinsky
Pas de deux (Agon)
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Pas de deux (Agon)
Igor Stravinsky
Divertimento
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Divertimento
Igor Stravinsky
Apollon musagete: Birth of Apollo (extract)
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Apollon musagete: Birth of Apollo (extract)

Apollon musagete: Birth of Apollo (extract)

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Berlin Philharmonic, Simon Rattle (conductor)
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Danse infernale (The Firebird)
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Danse infernale (The Firebird)
Igor Stravinsky
Scherzo Fantastique, Op.3
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Scherzo Fantastique, Op.3
Igor Stravinsky
Violin Concerto in D major
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Violin Concerto in D major
Igor Stravinsky
The Firebird - Suite no 2 (1919)
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The Firebird - Suite no 2 (1919)
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Ebony Concerto
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Ebony Concerto
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The Princesses' Khorovod (The Firebird)
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The Princesses' Khorovod (The Firebird)
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Piano-Rag-Music
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Piano-Rag-Music
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Concerto in E flat "Dumbarton Oaks"
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Concerto in E flat "Dumbarton Oaks"
Samuel Dushkin
Tango (Arr. for Violin & Piano)
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Tango (Arr. for Violin & Piano)
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The Firebird Suite: Infernal Dance
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The Firebird Suite: Infernal Dance
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The Rake's progress - opera in 3 acts
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The Rake's progress - opera in 3 acts
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The Rite of Spring - II - Le Sacrifice
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The Rite of Spring - II - Le Sacrifice
Igor Stravinsky
Suite Italienne for violin and piano (1933)
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Suite Italienne for violin and piano (1933)
Igor Stravinsky
The Rite of Spring (Part 1)
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The Rite of Spring (Part 1)
Igor Stravinsky
Danse russe (Petrushka)
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Danse russe (Petrushka)
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Suite from The Soldier's Tale
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Suite from The Soldier's Tale

Suite from The Soldier's Tale

Performer
Inn-Hyuck Cho
Tatsuki Narita
Jong-Hai Park
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Symphony of Psalms: Part 1
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Symphony of Psalms: Part 1
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Symphony of Psalms (1930 revised 1948)
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Symphony of Psalms (1930 revised 1948)
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Tango, pour deux pianos
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Tango, pour deux pianos
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Danse Russe (Petrushka)
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Danse Russe (Petrushka)
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Concerto in E flat major, 'Dumbarton Oaks'
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Concerto in E flat major, 'Dumbarton Oaks'
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Pulcinella Suite: Minuetto & Finale
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Pulcinella Suite: Minuetto & Finale
Igor Stravinsky
Rag-time for 11 instruments
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Rag-time for 11 instruments

Rag-time for 11 instruments

Ensemble
Canadian Chamber Ensemble
Igor Stravinsky
Tarantella (Suite Italienne for cello and piano)
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Tarantella (Suite Italienne for cello and piano)
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Tango
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Tango
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Piano Rag
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Piano Rag
Igor Stravinsky
The Rite of Spring (Part 2: Sacrifical Dance)
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The Rite of Spring (Part 2: Sacrifical Dance)
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Song of the Nightingale
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Song of the Nightingale
Claude‐Joseph Rouget de l’Isle
La Marseillaise
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La Marseillaise
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Fireworks, Op 4
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Fireworks, Op 4
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Chanson russe
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Chanson russe
Igor Stravinsky
Symphony of Psalms
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Symphony of Psalms
Igor Stravinsky
Scherzo à la russe
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Scherzo à la russe
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom
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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
2018-07-29T16:40:28
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2018
Proms 2018: Prom 19: Ten Pieces Prom

Proms 2018: Prom 19: Ten Pieces Prom

Royal Albert Hall

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