Igor Stravinksy in Russia - in the beginning of the 1900's

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, pages 18-19:

It was at this period that I became acquainted with the works of César Franck, Vincent d’Indy, Fauré, Paul Dukas, and Debussy, of whose names I had hardly heard. Our Academy pretended to know nothing of all these French composers of widespread fame, and never included their works in the programs of the big symphony concerts. As the Soirees of Contemporary Music had not the wherewithal for giving orchestral performances, we were at that time able to hear only the chamber music of these composers. It was not till later, at the concerts of Siloti and those of Koussevitzky, that our public had…   more >>
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Igor Stravinksy, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 18-19. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434551938202 accessed: 20 May, 2024

location of experience: Russia


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

Listening to

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Works by César Franck, Vincent d'Indy, Fauré, Paul Dukas and Debussy
written by Indy, Vincent d', 1851-1931, César Franck, Fauré, Paul Dukas

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by verafonte on Wed, 17 Jun 2015 15:38:59 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 16:45:27 +0000