Igor Stravinksy - 1968

from Themes and Conclusions, pages 133-134:

I have revisited a great deal of music lately, some of it after a seventy-year interim, the revisiting therefore heavily buffeted by past involvements and discoveries of radical differences between remembered and renewed experiences. Certain songs and piano pieces by Schumann, for instance, have jolted me sharply. Schumann is the  composer of childhood (first childhood; I will not say who I think is the composer of second childhood), both because he…   more >>

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Igor Stravinksy, Themes and Conclusions (Queen Square, London, 1972), p. 133-134. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450183872317 accessed: 28 November, 2022


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

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Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 15 Dec 2015 12:51:12 +0000
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