Igor Stravisnky in Paris - the 1910's

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, page 49:

As for Debussy’s Jeux, I clearly remember having seen it, but I cannot be sure whether at the dress rehearsal or on the first night. I very much like the music, which Debussy had already played to me on the piano. How well that man played! The animation and vivacity of the score merited a warmer reception than it got from the public. My mind is a complete blank with regard to its choreography.
cite as

Igor Stravisnky, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 49. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434618538458 accessed: 24 November, 2017

location of experience: Paris

Listeners

Igor Stravisnky
[…] Musician, Conducting, Composer, Pianist
1882-1971

Listening to

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Jeux
written by Claude Debussy

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1910's
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Thu, 18 Jun 2015 10:08:58 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 16:52:17 +0000