Igor Stravinsky

Igor Stravinsky

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by Igor Stravinsky
     
 

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While many hundred thousands of pages have been written about Stravinsky, in this book—the composer's first—we hear from the man himself.An Autobiography chronicles the first half-century of Stravinsky's life, all the while offering his opinions and "abhorrences." A Parsifal performance at Bayreuth? "At the end of a quarter of an hour I could bear no

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While many hundred thousands of pages have been written about Stravinsky, in this book—the composer's first—we hear from the man himself.An Autobiography chronicles the first half-century of Stravinsky's life, all the while offering his opinions and "abhorrences." A Parsifal performance at Bayreuth? "At the end of a quarter of an hour I could bear no more." Nijinsky? "The poor boy knew nothing of music." Spanish folk music? "Endless preliminary chords of guitar playing."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393318562
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
12/01/1998
Edition description:
(Reissue)
Pages:
188
Sales rank:
724,514
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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