Igor Stravinksy in Paris - June, 1923

from Memories and Commentaries, pages 124-125:

The first staging of The Wedding, at the Théâtre de la Gaïté, Paris, in June 1923, was generally compatible with my conception of the ritualistic and non-personal. As I have already said, the choreography was expressed in blocks and masses: there are no individual personalities. The curtain was not used, and the dancers did not leave the stage even during the lamentation of the two mothers, a wailing ritual that presupposes an empty set. Changes of scene, from the …   more >>

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Igor Stravinksy and Robert Craft, Memories and Commentaries (Queen Square, London, 2002), p. 124-125. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450295657640 accessed: 21 July, 2024

location of experience: Paris


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

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The Wedding
written by Igor Stravinksy

Experience Information

Date/Time June, 1923
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Wed, 16 Dec 2015 19:54:17 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 21:19:03 +0100