Igor Stravisnky in Paris - the 1920's

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, page 112:

Side by side with forgotten works, Diaghileff had wanted to present in that season the music of composers belonging to the young French school, by giving ballets which he had commissioned from them. These included Georges Auric’s 'Les Fâcheux', the music of which is full of verve and pungency, with the unforgettable scenery and costumes by Georges Braque; Francis Poulenc’s youthful and tender 'Biches', in the delicate framework designed by Marie Laurencin; and finally, 'Le Train Bleu' by Darius Milhaud, with its lively sporting pace. The admirably successful choreography of these three …   more >>
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Igor Stravisnky, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 112. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435163970089 accessed: 23 November, 2017

location of experience: Paris

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Le Train bleu
written by Darius Milhaud, Darius Milhaud
performed by Anton Dolin, Vera Nemtchinova, Leon Woizikovsky
Les Fâcheux
written by Georges Auric
performed by Anton Dolin, Vera Nemtchinova, Leon Woizikovsky
Les Biches
written by Francis Poulenc
performed by Anton Dolin, Vera Nemtchinova, Leon Woizikovsky

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1920's
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Wed, 24 Jun 2015 17:39:30 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:13:42 +0000