Igor Stravinksy in Paris - in the beginning of 1921

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, pages 92-93:

Diaghileff was just then giving a new production of Le Sacre du Printemps at the Théatre des Champs- Elysées. / Nijinsky’s absence- he had been interned for some years – and the impossibility of remembering his overburdened, complicated, and confused choreography, gave us the idea of re-creating it in a more living form, and the work was entrusted to Léonide Massine. / The young ballet master accomplished his task with unquestionable talent. / He certainly put order and understanding into his dance compositions. There were even moments of great beauty in the group movements when the …   more >>
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Igor Stravinksy, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 92-93. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434813581881 accessed: 18 June, 2024

location of experience: Paris


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

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Le Sacre du printemps
written by Igor Stravinksy

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Date/Time in the beginning of 1921
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Sat, 20 Jun 2015 16:19:42 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:04:44 +0000