Igor Stravinksy in Paris - in the beginning of 1921

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, page 93:

In the course of this Diaghileff season at the Théatre des Champs-Elysées I at last had an opportunity of seeing 'Parade', the work of Cocteau, Satie, and Picasso, the production of which in 1917 had been the subject of so much discussion. Although I had played the music on the piano, seen photographs of the scenery and costumes, and was intimately acquainted with the scenario, the performance gave me the impression of freshness and real originality. 'Parade' confirmed me still further in my conviction of Satie’s merit in the part he had played in French music by opposing to the vagueness …   more >>
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Igor Stravinksy, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 93. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434813970279 accessed: 13 April, 2024

location of experience: Paris


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

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written by Erik Satie

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of 1921
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Sat, 20 Jun 2015 16:26:10 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:05:42 +0000