Igor Stravinksy in Paris - in the middle of 1921

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, pages 93-94:

In the spring of 1921 a Paris music hall asked me if I could let them have a few pages of incidental music for a little sketch, within the range of their audience. It amused me to try my hand at that sort of thing, and I therefore orchestrated four pieces taken from my collection of 'Easy Duets'. Although my orchestra was more than modest, the composition as I wrote it was given only at the first few performances. When I went to see the sketch again a month later I found that there was but little left of what I had written. Everything was completely muddled; some instruments were lacking or …   more >>
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Igor Stravinksy, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 93-94. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434885022082 accessed: 30 September, 2023

location of experience: Paris


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

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Easy Duets
written by Igor Stravinksy

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by verafonte on Sun, 21 Jun 2015 12:10:22 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:06:06 +0000