Igor Stravinksy in London - in the beginning of 1928

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, pages 139-140:

Soon afterwards I conducted ‘Oedipus’ in London for the British Broadcasting Corporation. That institution, with which I had already worked for some years and with which I continue to be on the best of terms, merits speciaI attention. A few well informed and cultured men – among them my friend of long standing, Edward Clark – have been able to form within this huge eclectic organization a small group which, with praiseworthy energy, pursues the propaganda of contemporary music, upholding its cause with invincible tenacity. The B.B.C. has succeeded in forming a fine orchestra, which …   more >>
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Igor Stravinksy, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 139-140. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435675348354 accessed: 21 June, 2024

location of experience: London


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

Listening to

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Oedipus Rex
written by Igor Stravinksy
performed by BBC Symphonic Orchestra, Igor Stravinksy

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of 1928
Medium broadcast, live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:42:28 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:19:12 +0000