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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Igor Stravinsky Performances & Interviews


Igor Stravinsky Tracks

Igor Stravinsky
Funeral Song Op.5 For Orchestra
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Funeral Song Op.5 For Orchestra

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The Firebird (General Thanksgiving)
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The Firebird (General Thanksgiving)
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Firebird - Suite (1919)
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Firebird - Suite (1919)
Saint Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra & Igor Stravinsky
Gavotta
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Gavotta

Gavotta

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Saint Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra
Igor Stravinsky
The Rite of Spring - Danse secrale (l'elue)
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The Rite of Spring - Danse secrale (l'elue)
Igor Stravinsky
Violin Concerto in D (Capriccio)
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Violin Concerto in D (Capriccio)
Igor Stravinsky
The Song of the nightingale
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The Song of the nightingale

The Song of the nightingale

Orchestra
National Youth Orchestra of France
Conductor
Igor Stravinsky
Pulcinella (excerpt)
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Pulcinella (excerpt)
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The Rite of Spring (Part 1, Introduction)
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The Rite of Spring (Part 1, Introduction)
Igor Stravinsky
3 pieces for string quartet
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3 pieces for string quartet
Igor Stravinsky
Russian Dance from Petrushka
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Russian Dance from Petrushka
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Divertimento: Suite from The Fairy's Kiss (IV-VI)
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Divertimento: Suite from The Fairy's Kiss (IV-VI)
Igor Stravinsky
Pastorale
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Pastorale
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Symphonies of Wind Instruments
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Symphonies of Wind Instruments
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Jeu de cartes (Deal 3)
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Jeu de cartes (Deal 3)
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Three Movements from 'Petrushka'
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Three Movements from 'Petrushka'
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Le sacre du printemps [Rite of Spring]
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Le sacre du printemps [Rite of Spring]
Igor Stravinsky
Les Noces (1923 version) - Part 1 scene 2 - At the Bridegroom's
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Les Noces (1923 version) - Part 1 scene 2 - At the Bridegroom's
Igor Stravinsky
Dumbarton Oaks
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Dumbarton Oaks
Igor Stravinsky
Pulcinella
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Pulcinella

Pulcinella

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Kora Pavelic
David Fischer
Michael Nagl
Igor Stravinsky
The Shrove-tide Fair (Petrushka)
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The Shrove-tide Fair (Petrushka)
Igor Stravinsky
Symphony of Psalms - 1st movement - Exaudi
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Symphony of Psalms - 1st movement - Exaudi
Igor Stravinsky
The Firebird (Final section)
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The Firebird (Final section)
Igor Stravinsky
Danses Concertantes for chamber orchestra
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Danses Concertantes for chamber orchestra

Danses Concertantes for chamber orchestra

Orchestra
Polish Radio Orchestra
Conductor
Krzystzof Slowinski
Igor Stravinsky
Petrushka (1947)
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Petrushka (1947)
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Petrushka, Pt.1; The Shrove-tide fair
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Petrushka, Pt.1; The Shrove-tide fair
Igor Stravinsky
Concerto in D major for violin and orchestra
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Concerto in D major for violin and orchestra
Igor Stravinsky
Jeu De Cartes
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Jeu De Cartes
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The Rite of Spring
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The Rite of Spring
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The Shrovetide Fair (Petrushka)
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The Shrovetide Fair (Petrushka)
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Suite Italienne - Scherzino, Menuetto e Finale
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Suite Italienne - Scherzino, Menuetto e Finale
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Orpheus ballet in three scenes (1947)
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Orpheus ballet in three scenes (1947)
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Petrushka
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Petrushka
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Canticum Sacrum
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Canticum Sacrum
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The Dove Descending Breaks the Air
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The Dove Descending Breaks the Air
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Agon: Act IV (extract)
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Agon: Act IV (extract)
Igor Stravinsky
Movements for piano and orchestra
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Movements for piano and orchestra
Igor Stravinsky
In Memoriam Dylan Thomas
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In Memoriam Dylan Thomas
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The Firebird
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The Firebird
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Mass: Kyrie, Gloria
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Mass: Kyrie, Gloria
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The Rake's Progress: Act I, Scene 3
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The Rake's Progress: Act I, Scene 3
Igor Stravinsky
Symphony in Three Movements
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Symphony in Three Movements
Igor Stravinsky
Scherzo a la Russe
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Scherzo a la Russe
Igor Stravinsky
Ebony Concerto (1st and 2nd movements)
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Ebony Concerto (1st and 2nd movements)
Igor Stravinsky
Tango for piano
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Tango for piano
Igor Stravinsky
Apollon musagete (Pas de deux)
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Apollon musagete (Pas de deux)
Igor Stravinsky
Divertimento (1931) arr. for violin & piano by Stravinsky and S. Dushkin
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Divertimento (1931) arr. for violin & piano by Stravinsky and S. Dushkin
Igor Stravinsky
Scherzo (Symphony No.1 in E flat major, Op.1)
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Scherzo (Symphony No.1 in E flat major, Op.1)
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Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks)
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Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks)
Igor Stravinsky
Symphony of Psalms
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Symphony of Psalms
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-07-29T14:30:46
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Jul
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
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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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