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Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex

Stephen Johnson explores Stravinsky's take on the ancient tale of Oedipus Rex, and his ambition to reach beyond the well-worn actions of Sophocles' famous tragedy to create a work of art that would embody the pure essence of drama.

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20 minutes

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Tue 15 May 2012 20:10

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Composer Igor Stravinsky

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