Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography

Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (written work, Book)

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1434533354643: It was in the country, where my parents, like most...

1434533505092: Another memory which often comes back is the singi...

1434533623258: My parents were not specially concerned with my mu...

1434533919191: Imagine my joy, therefore, when for the first time...

1434534104839: I remember having heard another lyrical work that ...

1434534256802: About the same time, I heard Glinka’s second opera...

1434534495728: A fortnight later my mother took me to a concert w...

1434534791314: In so far as school like permitted, I used to go t...

1434535036314: There were also great symphonic concerts given by ...

1434535192079: Hans Richter, a much better-known and more celebra...

1434535481537: I used to go also to the Belaieff Symphony Concert...

1434550866989: He [Ivan Pokrovsky] introduced me to authors of wh...

1434551533828: The following is illustrative of the attitude of t...

1434551938202: It was at this period that I became acquainted wit...

1434552910053: During the season of 1906-1907, I finished my symp...

1434553533807: On returning to the country, and wishing to pay so...

1434554293645: At the moment when I received Diaghileff’s commiss...

1434573059497: But to return to my score of L’Oiseau de Feu; I wo...

1434573166279: Returning for a moment to the music [L’Oiseau de F...

1434573420345: On our arrival in Paris, rehearsals [of Petrushka]...

1434573882918: When I returned to Paris for the Diaghileff season...

1434574072406: It I am not mistaken it was in that year, while se...

1434617246414: From Paris I went as usual to Oustiloug for the su...

1434617508974: It was on that visit to Berlin that I first met Sc...

1434617906037: While Ravel was at Clarens I played him my Japanes...

1434618133571: I have now come to the spring season of 1913 in Pa...

1434618538458: As for Debussy’s Jeux, I clearly remember having s...

1434619042887: I could, therefore, dispose of the opera ['Le Ross...

1434619301182: I think that it was in the month of April, 1914, t...

1434623547986: There was at that time in Geneva a little restaura...

1434623740984: At a fixed hour every day I heard from my room the...

1434623954422: Do not be astonished if I say nothing about Spanis...

1434624379052: I have always had a horror of listening to music w...

1434627147427: After a great many rehearsals for the actors, for ...

1434811620281: During the winter I made the acquaintance of a Cro...

1434812308740: I ought to mention here a concert which had a cert...

1434812611345: All the early part of 1920 was filled with excitem...

1434813581881: Diaghileff was just then giving a new production o...

1434813970279: In the course of this Diaghileff season at the Thé...

1434885022082: In the spring of 1921 a Paris music hall asked me ...

1434885562756: I cannot pass over in silence an event in this Lon...

1434886277443: It was a restless winter for me, as I had to trave...

1434886468997: It was quite different with 'Renard'. I still deep...

1434887133503: The first performance of 'Mavra' and 'Renard' at t...

1434887533387: The first performance of 'Les Noces' was given on ...

1434889844118: In the winter of 1922-1923 I often went to the sma...

1435163036763: We thus discovered the short but delicious comic o...

1435163484238: As I said before, I had not had a chance of seeing...

1435163970089: Side by side with forgotten works, Diaghileff had ...

1435608464392: But, though determined to retain full liberty in c...

1435608928485: As I was under an engagement to play my Concerto a...

1435609090903: Another festival of my music was given in April at...

1435609788717: I then went to Wiesbaden to take part as soloist i...

1435610052567: My last stage was at Copenhagen, where I was to co...

1435672325262: Toscanini received me in the most charming fashion...

1435672848795: The first audition of ‘Oedipus’ took place at the ...

1435673280316: While in London I had the opportunity of hearing a...

1435673792840: At the beginning of 1928 I finished composing the ...

1435674098163: At the end of February I went to Berlin for the fi...

1435674412452: Germany was definitely becoming the center of the ...

1435675348354: Soon afterwards I conducted ‘Oedipus’ in London fo...

1435676115161: On my return to Paris I played my Concerto on May ...

1435676387836: Some days later I conducted 'Oedipus' at the Salle...

1435677090042: My ballet, 'Apollo Musagetes', was given in Washin...

1435677769901: The importance of these proportions [six group of ...

1435680188709: I was generously given four rehearsals with the ad...

1435680621212: As with my other ballets, I made an orchestral sui...

1435680810761: At the beginning of the 1928-1929 season a new org...

author

Igor Stravinsky

published in

1936

publisher

Simon and Schuster Inc.

includes

excerpt from 'Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography' pp. 109-110 (172 words)

excerpt from 'Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography' pp. 150-151 (169 words)

excerpt from 'Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography' pp. 140 (82 words)

excerpt from 'Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography' pp. 139 (94 words)

excerpt from 'Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography' pp. 21-22 (104 words)

excerpt from 'Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography' pp. 149 (41 words)

excerpt from 'Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography' pp. 143-144 (423 words)

excerpt from 'Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography' pp. 110 (77 words)

excerpt from 'Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography' pp. 109 (206 words)

Cite as Igor Stravinsky, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (, 1936). https://archive.org/details/igorstravinskyan011583mbp
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