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Stravinsky and the Russian period

Pieter C. Van den Toorn

Stravinsky and the Russian period

sound and legacy of a musical idiom

by Pieter C. Van den Toorn

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementPieter C. van den Toorn, John McGinness
    SeriesMusic since 1900
    ContributionsMcGinness, John
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.S932 V39 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25139812M
    ISBN 109781107021006
    LC Control Number2011049747


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Van den Toorn and McGinness present a fresh assessment of the dynamics of Stravinsky and the Russian period book music from a variety of analytical and aesthetic angles. Tying analysis of the music to issues of aesthetics and performance, the book contains in-depth discussion of works including The Rite of Spring, Les Noces and by: 5.

Van den Toorn and McGinness take a fresh look at the dynamics of Stravinsky's musical style from a variety of analytical, critical and aesthetic angles. Starting with processes of juxtaposition and stratification, the Stravinsky and the Russian period book offers an in-depth analysis of works such as The Rite of Spring, Les Noces and Renard.5/5(1).

Taruskin's 2 volume set into Stravinsky's "Russian" period is still the MOST comprehensive investigation for those wanting a more discernible picture of the gestation of works from that period, including the Firebird, Petrushka, the Rite and Les by: Book description.

Van den Toorn and McGinness take a fresh look at the dynamics of Stravinsky's musical style from Stravinsky and the Russian period book variety of analytical, critical and aesthetic angles. Starting with processes of juxtaposition and stratification, the book offers an in-depth analysis of works such as The Rite of Spring, Les Noces and by: 5.

About the Author. Richard Taruskin is the Class of Professor of Music emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, where he taught from toafter twenty-six years at Columbia University (man and boy). He is the author of Stravinsky and the Russian Traditions, On Russian Music, Defining Russia Musically, 5/5(1).

Stravinsky and the Russian Period: Sound and Legacy of a Musical Idiom. Van den Toorn and McGinness take a fresh look at the dynamics of Stravinsky's musical style from a variety of analytical, critical and aesthetic angles.

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Stravinsky and the Russian Period. Pieter C. van den Toorn, John McGinness; Online ISBN: Stravinsky and the Russian traditions: a biography of the works through Mavra User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Over the past 20 years, Taruskin (Musorgsky, LJ 1/93) has written some of.

Stravinsky and the Russian period book and the Russian Period Van den Toorn and McGinness take a fresh look at the dynamics of Stravinsky’s musical style, from a variety of analytical, Stravinsky and the Russian period book, and aesthetic angles. Starting with processes of juxtaposition and stratification, the book offers an in-depth analysis of works such as The Rite of Spring, Les Noces, and Renard.

This book undoes 50 years of mythmaking about Stravinsky's life in music. During his spectacular career, Igor Stravinsky underplayed his Russian past in favor of a European cosmopolitanism. Richard Taruskin has refused to take the composer at his word. In this long-awaited study, he defines Stravinsky's relationship to the musical and artistic traditions of his native land and.

Van den Toorn and McGinness take a fresh look at the dynamics of Stravinsky and the Russian period book musical style from a variety of analytical, critical and aesthetic angles. Starting with processes of juxtaposition and stratification, the book offers an in-depth analysis of works such as The Rite of Spring, Les Noces and Renard.

"Van den Stravinsky and the Russian period book and McGinness trace the path of their study from the "repetitive patterns, layered structures, and modal harmonies of Stravinsky's Russian-period" by means of major elite compositions, such as Les Noces, Symphony of Pslams, and Three Pieces for String Quartet along with populist elements in les Noces and The Soldier's : Stravinsky and the Russian Period: Sound and Legacy of a Musical Idiom (Music since ) - Kindle edition by van den Toorn, Pieter C., McGinness, John.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or : Pieter C. van den Toorn, John McGinness. Stravinsky and the Russian Period by Pieter C. Van Den Toorn,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1).

Taruskin's 2 volume set into Stravinsky's "Russian" period is still the MOST comprehensive investigation for those wanting a more discernible picture of the gestation of works from that period, including the Firebird, Petrushka, the Rite and Les Noces/5(3). Igor Stravinsky, in full Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky, (born June 5 [J New Style],Oranienbaum [now Lomonosov], near St.

Petersburg, Russia—died April 6,New York, New York, U.S.), Russian-born composer whose work had a revolutionary impact on musical thought and sensibility just before and after World War I, and whose compositions remained a touchstone of.

Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky ComSE (/ s t r ə ˈ v ɪ n s k i /; Russian: Игорь Фёдорович Стравинский, IPA: [ˈiɡərʲ ˈfʲɵdərəvʲɪtɕ strɐˈvʲinskʲɪj]; 17 June [O.S.

5 June] – 6 April ) was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. He is widely considered one of the most important and influential composers of the 20th century. Buy Stravinsky and the Russian Period: Sound and Legacy of a Musical Idiom (Music since ) by Pieter C.

van den Toorn, John McGinness (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Slavonic and East European Review 91/4 (Oct ), Stravinsky's late period, or serialist period came in on the heels of The Rake's Progress (). Some believe that his serialist period was launched by a significant change.

With the death of Arnold Schoenberg inmany music historians believe that Stravinsky felt that there was now a tradition left by Schoenberg that needed to continue. Buy Stravinsky and the Russian Period (Music since ) Reprint by Pieter C.

Van Den Toorn (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. "What Fernand Braudel did for the Mediterranean, Richard Taruskin has done for Stravinsky's Russian Period."--David Schiff, author of The Music of Elliott Carter "This book will arouse great interest and attention, and also, to be sure, heated debate; but whatever one's reaction, no one will be able to 5/5(1).

A well researched and thorough study into an important part of Stravinsky's work. Highly recommended. Two aspects i find problematic.

Most importantly Taruskin wants to completely nullify Debussy's influence on Stravinsky, everything has to be of Russian origin, while it's evidently clear that Firebird/Petrushka/Sacre in certain areas extend upon impressionistic ideas/5. Far more serious and cohesive than standard-issue thematic programming, the series drew on recent researches into the Russian national roots of Stravinsky's early radical period.

Just as in Stravinsky and the Russian Traditions I considered the reciprocal manner in which Stravinsky received influences from his surroundings and influenced those surroundings in turn, so I continue to be interested in that reciprocity of influence in the period since his by: 6.

This page lists all books in the category Biographies» Classical Composers, about Igor Stravinsky, available to browse and buy. This page lists all books about Igor Stravinsky, in category: Biographies» Classical Composers.

Stravinsky and the Russian Period. Sound and Legacy of a Musical Idiom. Author: McGinness, John. Get this from a library. Stravinsky and the Russian period: sound and legacy of a musical idiom. [Pieter C Van den Toorn; John McGinness] -- Van den Toorn and McGinness take a fresh look at the dynamics of Stravinsky's musical style from a variety of analytical, critical and aesthetic angles.

Starting with processes of juxtaposition and. This period culminated in the “Symphonies of Wind Instruments,” an instrumental work composed in in memory of Debussy, which mimicked the liturgy of the panikhida, or Russian.

Igor Fedorovich Stravinsky (ē´gər fyô´dərô´vyĬch strəvĬn´skē), –, Russian-American composer. Considered by many the greatest and most versatile composer of the 20th cent., Stravinsky helped to revolutionize modern music. Stravinsky's father, an actor and singer in St.

Petersburg, had him educated for the law. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. carlee_matheson6. Terms in this set (14) 1. Which Russian figure played a crucial role in the development of twentieth-century ballet. Serge Diaghilev. Which of the following was the Paris-based Russian ballet company that commissioned Stravinsky to write.

Stravinsky, the work that defined Stravinsky’s (the start of the ‘neo-classical’ period according to Druskin) was the Octet ; Les Noces was also completed in that year. Stephen Walsh’s period-led approach to writing a history of Stravinsky is probably theFile Size: KB.

Following the period often referred to as “Russian”, Pulcinella marked the beginning of Stravinsky’s “neo-classical” period. In the Stravinsky family moved to France, changing residence several times until With the war years over, Stravinsky turned to a comic opera, Mavra.

A pupil of Rimsky-Korsakov in his native St. Petersburg, Stravinsky had inherited the style of the Russian nationalist group, the so-called kuchka or Mighty Handful, and the ballets he wrote for Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes before and during the First World War – The Firebird, Petrushka, The Rite of Spring, and Les Noces – are post.

Igor Stravinsky; drawing by David Levine Of these two recent books from the USSR, one, I. Stravinsky: Essays and Materials, includes some sixty of Stravinsky’s letters from the early Diaghilev period that appreciably expand our view of the composer’s do not revise or correct it, the Stravinsky we know being recognizable in every line, but these more t words.

Russian Influences. In turn-of-the-century St. Petersburg, everything fashionable seemed to be from anyplace but Russia. For the raw material, Stravinsky turned to a book that contained all. Stravinsky's first compositional period; he used Russian folk songs, and his style was heavily influenced by Rimsky-Korsakov.

He used primitivism, and polytonality and polymetre were featured in his compositions. Works include Petrushka and The Rite of Spring.

course, () was among Stravinsky's favorite diatonic tetra- chords; it is ubiquitous in his music from the Russian period on- ward, and (as we shall see) it is important throughout Threni.' Here the () is joined to (), fixing the definitive ordering and pitch level of. Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky were both composers of the same time period in music history.

Rachmaninoff was born on April 1,whereas Stravinsky was born on J Another similarity between the two composers is the fact that both. Russian Period (c. –) Aside from a very few surviving earlier works, Stravinsky’s Russian period began with compositions undertaken under the tutelage of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, with whom he studied from until Rimsky’s death inincluding the orchestral works: Symphony in E-flat major (), Faun and Shepherdess (for.

Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky was born in the resort town of Oranienbaum, Russia, on J He was raised in St. Petersburg by his father, a bass singer named Fyodor, and his mother, Anna, a Born:. Present at pdf first performance (Janu ) of Fireworks was the great Russian impresario and director of the famous Ballets Pdf, SERGEI DIAGHILEV (), who immediately recognized the immense talent of Stravinsky and asked him to do some orchestrations for the ballet company.

Based on the success of these, Stravinsky was asked to compose a full-length ballet for the Igor Stravinsky is download pdf the scope of the Composers WikiProject, a group of editors writing and developing biographical articles about composers of all eras and styles.

The project discussion page is the place to talk about technical and editorial issues and exchange ideas. New members are welcome! B This article has been rated as B-Class on the project's quality scale.