Igor Stravinksy - the 1900's

from Themes and Conclusions, page 169:

I have not heard a live performance since 1958, when I conducted a piece of my own on a programme with it; but I have never heard a balanced one. The ‘wrong’ notes stick out wrongly in the ‘apocalyptic’ opening chord, despite recording engineers, nor can all of their periphonic faking pick up the string-figuration in the ‘Seid umschlangen, Millionen!’ the failure …   more >>

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Igor Stravinksy, Themes and Conclusions (Queen Square, London, 1972), p. 169. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450191163973 accessed: 28 November, 2022


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

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Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
written by Beethoven

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Date/Time the 1900's
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Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 15 Dec 2015 14:52:44 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 20:45:12 +0100