Igor Stravinksy in Berlin - in the beginning of the 1910's

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, pages 43-44:

It was on that visit to Berlin that I first met Schönberg, who invited me to an audition of his Pierrot Lunaire. I did not feel the slightest enthusiasm about the aesthetics of the work, which appeared to me to be a retrogression to the out-of-date Beardsley cult. But, on the other hand, I consider that the merits of the instrumentation are beyond dispute.
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Igor Stravinksy, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 43-44. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434617508974 accessed: 15 July, 2024

location of experience: Berlin


Igor Stravinksy
[…] Composer, Conducting, Musician, Pianist

Listening to

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Pierrot Lunaire
written by Arnold Schoenberg

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by verafonte on Thu, 18 Jun 2015 09:51:49 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 16:51:14 +0000