Igor Stravinksy - the 1940's

from Memories and Commentaries, page 221:

Though I have lapsed in the last decade – more because of laziness than of intellectual scruple – I still consider myself  Russian Orthodoxist. Incidentally, I first heard Machaut’s Mass a year after mine was composed, and I was not influenced in mine by any ‘old’ music whatever, or guided by any example.

 

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Igor Stravinksy and Robert Craft, Memories and Commentaries (Queen Square, London, 2002), p. 221. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450356627976 accessed: 4 December, 2022

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Igor Stravinksy
[…] Composer, Conducting, Musician, Pianist
1882-1971

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Machaut's Mass
written by Guillaume de Machaut

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Date/Time the 1940's

Originally submitted by verafonte on Thu, 17 Dec 2015 12:50:28 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 21:28:08 +0100