Igor Stravinksy - in the middle of the 1900's

from Memories and Commentaries, pages 171-172:

Balustrade (1941), the ballet that George Balanchine and Pavel Tchelichev made of the Violin Concerto, was one of the most satisfactory visualizations of any of my works. Balanchine composed the choreography as he listened to my recording, and I could observe him conceiving gesture, movement, combination, composition. The result was a series of dialogues co-ordinated with the dialogues of the music. The …   more >>

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Igor Stravinksy and Robert Craft, Memories and Commentaries (Queen Square, London, 2002), p. 171-172. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450353626641 accessed: 28 September, 2023


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

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Balustrade (Ballet version of the Violin Concerto)
written by Igor Stravinksy
performed by Tamara Toumanova

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of the 1900's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Thu, 17 Dec 2015 12:00:27 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 21:24:17 +0100