Igor Stravinksy - the 1900's

from Memories and Commentaries, page 73:

Roslavetz and Rebikov were ‘Moscow composers’, but Gnesin was a St Petersburg pupil of Rimsky. I knew him well. I do not think his composer’s gifts were strong or original – at least, everything of his that I heard sounded anonymous – but he was the liveliest and most open-minded spirit of the Rimsky group, except when I consider that the others were Steinberg, Glazunov, Grechaninov and Alexander Tcherepnin, the compliment sounds less generous than I intend it to be. Gnesin’s …   more >>

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Igor Stravinksy and Robert Craft, Memories and Commentaries (Queen Square, London, 2002), p. 73. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450290502459 accessed: 19 April, 2024


Igor Stravinksy
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