Igor Stravinksy

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, page 111:

We thus discovered the short but delicious comic opera, 'La Colombe', written for the theatre at Baden-Baden in the reign of Napoleon III, and we found also that little masterpiece, 'Le Médecin Malgré Lui'. Diaghileff also happened to run across 'L’Education Manquée', a charming piece by Chabrier. His great importance is still not fully appreciated by his own compatriots, who persist in treating him with kindly indulgence, seeing in him nothing more than an amusing and lively amateur. It is clear that ears corrupted by emotional and sentimental verbiage, and inoculated with academic …   more >>
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Igor Stravinksy, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 111. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435163036763 accessed: 1 March, 2024


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

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L'Education Manquée
written by Emmanuel Chabrier
La Colombe
written by Charles Gounod
Le Médecin Malgré Lui
written by Charles Gounod

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Originally submitted by verafonte on Wed, 24 Jun 2015 17:23:57 +0100
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